Local physician brings home top honors in national equestrian championship
Last updated 9/13/2021 at 10:54am
Northern Montana Health Care Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michelle Donaldson brought home top honors at the 2021 U.S. Eventing Association's American Eventing Championships - AEC - in Kentucky Aug. 30 to Sept. 4.
Eventing is also known as horse trials and is an English riding discipline rooted in cavalry training which consists of three phases: dressage; cross country riding with jumping of fixed obstacles such as fences, coups and water jumps; and show jumping.
Donaldson's horse, Byzantine SC, otherwise known as George, was champion of the novice horse division, which features...