Thursday, May 02, 2019

Local NY equestrian to compete in world's longest horse race

WGRZ.com - Full Article

A woman from Orchard Park was one of 40 riders internationally chosen to compete.

Author: Leanne Stuck
Published: 11:29 PM EDT May 1, 2019

EAST AURORA, N.Y. — 26-year-old Claire Taberski grew up in Orchard Park riding horses.

"I started riding at the age of 10 at a farm in Orchard Park," she said.

"I think I was just one of those girls that always loved horses and loved ponies like every little girl's dream, but I never grew out of it," the equestrian added.

Taberski was the captain of the Equestrian Team at Canisius College and works with horses every day. She is a life-long equestrian and is always looking for her next adventure.

When an internet search led Taberski to discover the longest and toughest horse race in the world, she knew she found her next adventure.

"I thought this is the craziest thing I've ever heard of and thought I would apply," she said...

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https://www.wgrz.com/article/news/local-equestrian-to-compete-in-worlds-longest-horse-race/71-1b198d52-f9c5-4cff-8323-e61c4828b7b5

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