Sunday, April 19, 2020

A Woman, Her Horse, and a Dream

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PETOSKEY NATIVE WITH MINIMAL HORSE-RACE EXPERIENCE IS TRAINING FOR THE TOUGHEST HORSE RACE IN THE WORLD.

BY AL PARKER | APRIL 18, 2020

Aleta Daniels is prepping for what she calls a “soul-shaking” adventure.

The former Petoskey resident is training for the Ride the Wild Coast endurance horse race in South Africa, a 370-kilometer (230 miles) trek across some of the most rugged territory in the world.

Long-distance horse racing is growing internationally, and the RTWC, launched 2016, is said to be the world's toughest. That’s exactly as its founders intended. Blending the spirit of the frontiersman (and frontierswomen) and the modern horseback adventurer, the race is a test of horsemanship, survival, stamina, and navigational skills across an iconic wilderness...

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