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Tevis a test of real athletes

Regarding last week’s letter titled “Perhaps horses are getting lazy,” (Reader Input, Oct. 13). Really, you can’t be serious. Of course a horse can walk in the snow. Did it ...

Hackleys team up for Tevis

For the Hackleys, endurance riding is a family affair. Last week siblings Bryce and Rylee Hackley set out to complete the Tevis Cup 100-Mile Endurance Ride with their mom Peg Hack ...

Reynolds wins third Tevis Cup

The route was different, but the results were quite familiar for Jeremy Reynolds at the Tevis Cup endurance ride Saturday. The endurance horse trainer from San Jose rode to his thi ...

Tevis competitors go with the flow

For a couple of heavily involved Foresthill High students, homecoming week means a whirlwind of activity. So when the Tevis Cup endurance ride was pushed back to Saturday from its ...

Stacy renews love for the trail

Mickie Stacy’s friends are calling her and her horse Rosie “The Wonder Team.” On Saturday, the 73-year-old Auburn resident and her 16-year-old mare will hit the Western Stat ...

Ride and tie the Cool thing to do

Dr. Frank Lieberman believes “It has nothing to do with age.” So, the 71-year-old psychologist from Cool set about discovering what compels senior citizens to compete in extrem ...

Get the right fit for the long haul

A proper bike fit is paramount to attain an efficient pedal stroke, balance comfort and power while also insuring responsive bike handling. Optimum performance is achieved by placi ...

Fall for a century

Fall is century bike riding season, with numerous organized rides taking place from the coast to the Sierra crest. Ideal temperatures and gentle fall sunshine enhance the experienc ...

Ford and the Fury take Haggin

Nearly 600 people gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Sunday to take part in the awards ceremony for the 55 th Tevis Cup Ride. Following a rousing recitation of the Pledg ...

Crandell cruises to the Cup

John Crandell was so prepared for the Tevis Cup endurance ride that even his backup horse spent time in the spotlight Saturday night at McCann Stadium. Crandell’s dominant horse ...

The trail is the ultimate rival

Barbara White subscribes to a simple approach when it comes to successfully negotiating the 100-mile Western States Trail Ride. “Every mile is one you don’t have to do again, ...

Perry: A testament to endurance

The dog may be man’s best friend. But look back at thousands of years of history and it is the horse that has been man’s most trusted ally. It was the horse that was used to co ...

World title is old hat for Howards

It was almost unfair. Renowned ultrarunner and endurance rider Jim Howard teamed up with his daughter Sara – a cross country standout at Colfax High – to win the World Ride a ...

Grateful for one more ride

Even as he pedals up the grueling hills on the Olmstead Loop Saturday, you can expect to see at least a faint smile on Doug Martin’s face. The 38-year-old Auburn resident has ...

What a ride for Engsberg

Tears accompanied Alison Bailey’s hoots and hollers Saturday night shortly after Sarah Engsberg rode across the finish line at the 54th Tevis Cup endurance ride. Engsberg fulfil ...