Valerie Ashker, 60, gives a thumbs-up to a passer-by as she begins a 3,000-mile cross-country journey on Monday, May 9, 2016, from Georgetown to Virginia riding her off-the-track throroughbred named Primitivo to raise awareness about ex-racehorses and the second careers they can have beyond racing.
Valerie Ashker, 60, gives a thumbs-up to a passer-by as she begins a 3,000-mile cross-country journey on Monday, May 9, 2016, from Georgetown to Virginia riding her off-the-track throroughbred named Primitivo to raise awareness about ex-racehorses and the second careers they can have beyond racing. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Valerie Ashker, 60, gives a thumbs-up to a passer-by as she begins a 3,000-mile cross-country journey on Monday, May 9, 2016, from Georgetown to Virginia riding her off-the-track throroughbred named Primitivo to raise awareness about ex-racehorses and the second careers they can have beyond racing. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

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Georgetown equestrians go cross country for former racehorses

May 09, 2016 5:16 PM

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