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London’s Europe-bound troop is counting down the days to a monumental trek to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
JENNIFER BIEMAN Updated: August 26, 2018
Ten riders, five crew members and three weeks to go — London’s Europe-bound troop is counting down the days to a monumental trek to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
The local group is joining at least 50 other riders from across the globe Sept. 14 to trace the path Allied forces took when pushing the Germans back from Cambrai, France to Mons, Belgium during the final 100 days of one of the deadliest conflicts in human history.
The riders will cover the same distance in only 10.
“We’ve been training every day or every second day for the past three weeks. Out doing a lot of distance riding, endurance riding,” said Maj. Allan Finney, the officer in command of the cavalry troop. “It is three weeks away and everyone is so excited...”
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