82 Year Old Man Competes In Horse Sports

FROM COMPETITION — TIM: AN 82-YEAR-OLD VERMILLION MAN COMPETES FAITHFULLY IN HORSE SPORTING EVENTS ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY KCAU 9'S TASIA NEVILLES TALKED WITH THE ATHLETE AND SHARES HIS STORY WITH US TASIA: TIM- HAROLD FISHER SAYS HE CAN REMEMBER PARTICIPATING IN HORSE COMPETITIONS DATING BACK TO 1977— 40 YEARS LATER, HE'S STILL ON HORSES COMPEITING AGAINST RIDERS HALF HIS AGE— " " [SOT] DENNY FANNING – FRIEND "HE'S TRULLY AN INSPIRTATION AS YOU CAN SEE TODAY HE'S OUT THERE RIDING HARD AND HE NEVER QUITS

" [VO] HAROLD FISCHER HAS PARTICIPATED IN HUNDREDS OF HORSE COMPEITION'S IN HIS LIFETIME– INTRODUCING HIS FRIENDS TO THE FUN [SOT] DENNY FANNING – FRIEND HAROLD'S BEEN A FRIEND OF MINE FOR ATLEAST 15 YEARS AND WE'VE COMPETED AGAINST EACH OTHER FOR THAT WHOLE 15 YEARS [SOT] HAROLD FISCHER "I ALWAYS LOVED ANIMALS DOG'S

ANYTHING THEY WERE JUST FUN TO BE AROUND AND SOEMTIME I THOUGHT THEY WERE BETTER THAN PEOPLE" [VO] AT 82-YEARS-OLD– HAROLD STILL COMPETES IN EVENTS LIKE PENNING AND SORTING — WHERE MANY OF HIS FELLOW RIDERS ARE MORE THAN HALF HIS AGE — [SOT] HAROLD FISCHER THEY STARTED TEAM PENTING IN THE LATE 70S AND I ALWAYAS THOUGHT IT WAS A LOT OF DUN TO WORK WITH COWS" [SOT] TERESA MEAD "HE'S VERY BUSY, WORKS ALL THE TIME

EVEN WHEN WE GET DONE WITH THESE SORTINGS AND PENTINGS, HELL GO HOME AND BUILD HAY FOR ANOTHER THREE HOURS [VO] HAROLD'S FRIENDS SAY HE USUALLY WINS ATLEAST 50 PERCENT OF HIS TEAM PENTING COMPETITIONS— SOT I'VE WON 2 THOUSAND DOLLARS BUT HE SAYS THE REAL REWARD IS CONTINUING TO ENJOY A SPORT HE LOVES [SOT] HAROLD FISCHER "I'VE BEEN AROUND CATTLE ALL MY LIFE AND WHEN YOU GO THERE AND WATCH THE CATTLE YOU CAN TELL ALOT AND YOU NEED A HORSE THAT GOT SOME BRAINS" [SOT] "H'ES AN INSPIRATION TO YOUNGER PEOPLE FOR WHENEVER THEYT HAVE A DOWN DAY OR JUST WANT TO QUIT, YOU KNOW HES AN INSPIRATION OUT THERE" TASIA: HAROLD COMPETES ALTEAST TWICE A MONTH AT THE "SORTA HEAVEN' ARENA–AND HE WON THE COMPETITION TONIGHT,,IN THE NEWS ROOM TASIA NEVILLES KCAU 9 NEWS