11th ACR Horse Detachment prepares for National Cavalry Competition
FORT IRWIN, Calif. – As work at the stables begins, people in cowboy boots kick up sand as they walk into a stable located in the high Mojave Desert. They are all wearing sunglasses, white long-sleeve shirts, blue jeans, and either cowboy hats or ball caps. They perform their morning duties like anyone else working in horse stables. Except they are not your ordinary cowboys and this is surely not your ordinary stable.
They are active duty Soldiers.
The men, and woman, of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s Horse Detachment are preparing for the National Cavalry Competition which is scheduled to begin, Sept. 23, at Fort Robinson, Neb.
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