We Ride Sport and Trail Magazine November 2018 - Page 39

two years of school., I was on the NEO Equestrian Team as well as the Horse Judging Team, both coached by the very talented Amanda Burrows Jones. We rode horses that were either donated or leased to the school.

I enjoy the riding of all kinds, but I can now confidently say that I prefer mules and donkeys over horses 100%.

Horses tend to get spooked and do unexpected things like buck or run, while a donkey in the same situation would assess the situation and take the easiest and safest route out. Donkeys and mules aren’t going to put themselves in a situation to get hurt, therefore, they won’t get you hurt either".

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2018 Northeast Region Triple Crown completers (L to R): Evelyn Flores Baig of New Jersey, Lisa Delp of Maryland and Kathy Broaddus of Virginia.

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