Cowboy for a Day

Marines may be more familiar with rifles than with reins, but nevertheless stampeded into the ring to learn the horse riding skills of a cowboy.

Marines may be more familiar with rifles than with reins, but nevertheless stampeded into the ring to learn the horse riding skills of a cowboy.

The Marine Corps Association & Foundation helped kick up the spurs for the 2012 Cowboy Challenge & Barn Dance event with a $3,000 donation. Team Semper Fi hosted the fundraiser in Culpeper, VA Sept. 29.

“Our mission is recovery through sport,” said coordinator Casey Fisher. “We bring the guys together in an atmosphere that promotes recovery and healthy lifestyle and we raise awareness in the communities we’re in.

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