Champion racehorses find new purpose on bushveld patrols

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Champion racehorses find new purpose on bushveld patrols

Four thoroughbred Zimbabwean racetrack winners are a Limpopo game conservancy’s not-so-secret weapon

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When Anna Mussi arrived in the frontier town of Hoedspruit she had no plans to stay too long.

UK-born Mussi, who was recovering from a car crash that cost her job with a UK racehorse trainer, was on a gap year before heading off to study equine science at university.

Instead, she met the owner of a local horseback-safari operator who gave her a job. It was a world away from her previous life as a work rider who mucked out stables, exercised horses and took them to the races...

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