Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Petaluma woman to compete in “the longest and toughest horse race in the world”

Petaluma360.com - Full Article

JOHN JACKSONARGUS-COURIER SPORTS EDITOR | February 5, 2019

Petaluman Erin Nagle is adventuresome, athletic, impetuous, determined and, by her own admission, — crazy.

How else would you describe a 26-year-old who is planning to ride 25 half-broken horses 600 miles across the Mongolian steppe.

Competing in the Mongol Derby, described as “The longest and toughest horse race in the world, is the latest in Nagle’s continuing self challenges. It is by far the most demanding of her adventures.

In the past, she has competed in a body-building competition, learned to play polo, tried her hand at horse archery and run a half marathon. Those seem tame compared to what stretches like a barren dessert in her future...

Read more here:
https://www.petaluma360.com/sports/9233099-181/petaluma-woman-to-compete-in

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