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Rootstown senior Mira Clavecilla top-notch equestrian

By Jonah Rosenblum | Staff writer Published: September 21, 2016 7:31 PM

Mira Clavecilla is pleasant and engaging. 

When her horse, Rob, comes up in conversation, the Rootstown senior’s voice perks up a little more. 

“He’s honestly the coolest horse,” said Clavecilla, a top-notch equestrian who showed at the youth quarter horse world championship in Oklahoma City this summer. 

Clavecilla, who has shown horses since the age of 3, said that Rob, who competes under the name, “Born In Motion,” has done more than spark her showing career. 

“A horse can do a lot for you emotionally and mentally,” Clavecilla said. “He’s taught me a lot. That sounds weird, but you definitely learn a lot riding a horse.”

For the complete story, see Thursday’s edition of the Record-Courier or check back at recordpub.com.

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