Elmer Bandit Adds Another 60 Miles, Course Takes Toll on Competitors

Elmer Bandit, the 37-year-old Half-Arabian approaching the record for lifetime competitive miles, competed Oct. 4 and 5 in the Kansas Flint Hills Competitive Trail Ride north of Manhattan, Kan.

Rocky conditions, steep climbs, and temperatures in the 80s combined to make it a tough weekend for many competitors--including Elmer. His completion time exceeded optimum parameters and he was

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