Monday, April 06, 2020

Manhattan's Marie Griffis wins 1st-ever Gaucho Derby in South America

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KRTV.com - Full Article

Apr 06, 2020
By: John Miller

The Gaucho Derby is a horse and human endurance race that spans 310 miles over 10 days through the tough terrain of Argentina. Manhattan's Marie Griffis took part in it a few weeks ago.

Living in Montana, it helped Griffis navigate through the ever-changing weather during the race.

“That coupled with our experience and perhaps our training in the winter in Montana got us through and neither of us had any issues,” said Griffis.

She wasn’t doing it alone. Her partner had a horse who helped lead the way through the bogs, which Griffis describes as the most difficult part of the race...

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https://www.krtv.com/news/state/montana-and-regional-news/manhattans-marie-griffis-wins-1st-ever-gaucho-derby-in-south-america

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