From cockpit to saddle, Columbus AFB Airman excels in both

Maj. Andrea Matesick puts front jumping boots on her horse, Calvin, as they get prepared to jump at Tokaruk Show Stables April 10, 2019, in Collierville, Tenn. The boots help protect his legs during performance. Matesick is an F-15E Weapons System Officer and instructor WSO with the 49th Fighter Training Squadron’s Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals at Columbus AFB, Mississippi, and is also one of two athletes in the Air Force Sport program’s equestrian division, in which she competes in show jumping. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gross)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gross
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