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Olympic Moms Pt. 4: Marcia Cooper

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(left) Groom Dana Cooke cleans tack (right) Dana Cooke and horse Roquefort (danacooke.ca)

Salmon Arm native Rebecca Howard and her mount Riddle Master are London-bound.

They'll compete in the equestrian eventing competition at the Olympics, which includes dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country.

Dana Cooke, of Merritt, B.C., will be along for the ride -- as support staff -- and her job as the groom is an important one.

It's all part of the path she's chosen to fulfill her own Olympic dream some day. To understand more, Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with her mother, Marcia Cooper in Merritt.
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Past entries in our Olympic Moms series:
     - Part 1: Dylan Armstrong's mother, Judy Armstrong
     - Part 2: Will Dean's mother, Jo-Anne Ritchie
     - Part 3: Catharine Pendrel's mother, Johanna Bertin

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