Central Oregon rider chases dreams
Last updated 11/13/2023 at 3:59pm
When Sanoma Blakeley and her horse Goober crossed the finish line in the grueling Tevis Cup Ride endurance race in 2019, she fulfilled a dream she'd held since childhood. Recounting the dramatic tale of that exceptional victory has opened up other trails and other adventures to the Terrebonne equestrienne.
Blakeley was 18 years old when she won the 100-mile Western States Trail Ride endurance race that starts in Tahoe and climbs over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to end in Auburn, California. The win made her the youngest woman to ever win the prestigious race and take the coveted Tevis Cup -...