Elmer Bandit Completes Another Ride; Within 50 Miles of Record

"Heat, humidity, and extra speed, coupled with steep hills, made Indian Cave a tough ride," commented competitor Lucy Hirsch, DVM, after finishing the Oct. 11-12 competitive trail ride. Hirsch rode alongside 37-year-old Half-Arabian Elmer Bandit, who's approaching the record for lifetime competitive miles.

At the pulse and respiration checks, Elmer's owner and rider Mary Anna Wood

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