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Podium Finish A Canadian First

Flesherton | by Manny Paiva  

Flesherton woman wins silver at North American Junior Young Riders Championship

A Flesherton woman is among the best equestrian riders in the world.

19 year Emma Webb won a silver medal at the North American Junior Young Riders Championship in Kentucky on Friday.

Webb and her horse "Vegas" -- which is owned Robert Gielen of Flesherton -- raced against the top riders in U-S and Mexico in the 120 kilometre race.

It is the first ever podium finish for Canada in the sport of equestrian endurance.

 

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