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One wild ride

Hartley native wins S.D. show horse trainer of the year

Ever since he was a little boy, Randy Guggisberg knew he wanted to work with horses.

Decades later, he's still riding and reaping the rewards for his hard work. This weekend he'll accept the award for show horse trainer of the year from the South Dakota Quarter Horse Association during a ceremony in Pierre.

"It feels very humbling to win this and I have lots of people to thank for it," Guggisberg said. "There have been a lot of hard hours that went into this. Without good clients, good horses and great employees, this wouldn't be possible."

Guggisberg grew up on a farm west of Hartley. His par...

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