Saturday, September 08, 2018

Canada: Fort rider heading to World Equestrian Games

Fortsaskatchewanrecord.com - Full Article

Jeff Labine
Published on: September 7, 2018

Being able to compete with Team Canada at the World Equestrian Games is a dream come true for Colleen DeVry.

“I’m very, very excited,” the 52-year-old told The Record. “It has been a dream of mine for many years.”

The local endurance horse rider was one of four chosen out of a possible 23 nominations to represent the country at the prestigious event, which is being held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C. The event, which runs from Sept. 11 to Sept. 23, features a long-distance endurance race where competitors will trek across 160 kilometres. The fastest team able to get across that distance wins but the catch is the horses have to be in good condition. DeVry and the rest of Team Canada will all set out at the same time to do the 160 kilometres and their combined points will be their overall score...

Read more here:
https://www.fortsaskatchewanrecord.com/sports/local-sports/fort-rider-heading-to-world-equestrian-games

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