It was a sense of adventure that brought Brenda and Jennifer Ewanus from their home in Huntington, W. Va., to a tucked away corner of Jekyll Island on Wednesday.

The mother-daughter duo had always wanted to ride horses on the beach — “one of those bucket list things,” daughter Jennifer, 18, said.

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