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27 March 2020
Words by Richard Mulligan
Three international equestrian stars enjoyed a life-changing experience on a 100km trek with wild horses in the Pyrenees...
Juan Matute Guimon is a young Dressage star who has reached the top of his sport at just 22 years old, but nothing could prepare him for the life-changing experience of guiding 30 wild horses on a 100km trek through the Pyrenees.
The young Spaniard signed up to take part in a three-day transhumance, which is the traditional movement of livestock between the valleys and the lush high mountain pastures. He and fellow travellers Hanna Tardiveau and Laura Demaille – both international Jumping stars - were charged with the responsibility of accompanying 30 wild Merens horses on the journey through the mountains with an elevation of 8,100m...
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