World-class triathletes take to rescuing horses at their Boulder County home

Professional triathlon coach and former world triathlon champion Siri Lindley leads Tank into another corral for feeding Wednesday morning. ( Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer )

From the Daily Camera

One might say it was serendipity that brought Siri Lindley and Rebekah Keat into contact with their neighbor, Greg Bruening.

Lindley and Keat — both world-class triathletes — opened Believe Ranch and Rescue at their Boulder County home in January with the plan to take in horses purchased from livestock auctions and feedlots and find them homes.

But they needed more space. They posted flyers around their rural neighborhood near Boulder Reservoir, but they neglected dropping one off at Bruening’s home. As luck would have it, however, he came to them to ask if he could help himself to some of the earthy manure that accompanies equines.

“I said, ‘Hey, can I have some horse poop for my compost?” Bruening recalls. “They said, ‘How about a donation?’ I said, ‘How about some land?'”

It has worked out well…

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