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Tucson Woman Rides Horse Across Mongolia In Mongol Derby

Published: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 3:52pm
Updated: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 9:31am
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(Photo courtesy of Michelle Tanaka)
Michelle Tanaka training for the Mongol Derby.

It’s kind of mind-blowing to think about someone riding hundreds of miles on horseback - much less across Mongolia. That’s right --  Mongolia. 

But, that’s exactly what Michelle Tanaka, 25, did. The Tucson native is just back from the Mongol Derby.

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