Disabled rider’s round-France five months’ journey

One rider, her dog, a pair of horses and 13 legs...

Aurélie Brihmat (34), from Trets in Bouches-du-Rhône, has just completed a trip around France on horseback. The journey took five months, which is remarkable enough in itself, but Aurélie lost her leg in a road accident when she was a teenager.

She set out on March 30 from Aix-en-Provence, on a circuit starting at Mende, and going via Lyon, Pionsat, Bourbon-Lancy, Beaugency, Tours, Angers, Rennes, Malestroit, Ploemeur, Saint-Nazaire, Nantes, Niort, La Rochelle, Angoulême, Bordeaux, Albi, Lamalou-les-Bains, Palavas-les-Flots and Le Grau-du-Roi with all sorts of detours on the way.

“I’ve always been sporty, always been up for a challenge,” she said.

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