19/10/2017 – Kurt Verholle is not the only Belgian rider entering the 2017 World Championship Extreme Cowboy Race, scheduled for November 1-5 at the Circle T Resort in Hamilton, Texas. Vicky Corstiaensen, André Veris and Mattijs Werbrouck have qualified as well and already departed for Texas. Like Verholle, Corstiaensen qualified for participation in the Pro division. Currently Verholle is placing 2nd on the world rankings, Corstiaensen 7th. Werbrouck qualified for participation in the Non Pro division and Veris for participation in the Ride Smart division, designed for Non Pro riders age 55 and over.
Verholle and Veris will be riding a horse made available to them by Pro rider Annie Chance, number 4 on the rankings. Corstiaensen and Werbrouck will be riding a horse made available to them by Pro rider Lee Hart. 4 Belgians entering the World Championships, extremer is nearly impossible.
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Photo: Vicky Corstiaensen and Diablo. Photo: Troullioud Fotografie, NLD