Gerry aims to be Paralympic hero

Gerry Savage, has been selected to represent Ireland in the Paralympic dressage team. She is pictured here on 12-year-old Blue. Picture: Marie Caley L1024MC
Gerry Savage, has been selected to represent Ireland in the Paralympic dressage team. She is pictured here on 12-year-old Blue. Picture: Marie Caley L1024MC

A Market Weighton Paralympian is relishing the chance to compete in front of thousands of spectators as she prepares to take to the saddle at the Paralympic Games next week.

Gerry Savage, 55, will compete for Ireland, the country of her birth, in the dressage event in the equestrian section with her horse, Blue Tip Top Two, starting on 30 August.

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