Contact: Shannon Coakley,, 203-259-1550

EQUUS Foundation

Hagyard joins returning Team Sponsors Ariat, Fairfield Equine & Split Rock on February 26th!
Ariat International, Fairfield Equine, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute & Split Rock Jumping Tour will be demonstrating their commitment to horse welfare as Team Sponsors of the 2nd annual Best Performance Team Invitational on Friday, February 26th in Wellington, Florida. Taking place during the EQUUS Foundation's fête cheval étoile, this unique class will showcase teams of grand prix show jumping riders being judged on their style, function and execution by Timmy Kees and Frank Madden as they navigate a 1.35m course. Don Stewart and Jimmy Torano will critique the teams with live commentary exclusively for guests attending the event.
The EQUUS Foundation is the only national charitable foundation dedicated solely to ensuring the quality of life of horses and fostering the horse-human bond. 100% of event proceeds directly benefit horse welfare in the United States.
The fête will begin at 6pm in PBIEC's International Club with cocktails, dinner, and an auction as well as a tribute to the 2016 Horse Stars Hall of Fame Inductees. Riders gearing up for the competition so far include Beezie Madden, (2015 Best Individual Performance Champion) Max Amaya, Hayley Barnhill, Derek Braun, Kaitlin Campbell, Victoria Colvin, Kelli Cruciotti, Quentin Judge, Candice King, Maggie McAlary, Rodrigo Pessoa, Alison Robitaille, Hannah Selleck, Sydney Shulman and Peter Wylde.
There are a limited number of team and event sponsorships remaining ranging from $7,500 to $15,000. Tables and individual tickets are still available too. Individual tickets are $250 and tables start at $2,500.
Don't miss out on your chance to support the event of the season that gives back to horses! For more information, contact Shannon Coakley at or 203-259-1550. RSVP here to reserve your spot.
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About EQUUS Foundation: The EQUUS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity established in 2002, also known as Horse Charities of America, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of horses, enabling the therapeutic use of horses for those in need, fostering the horse-human bond, and educating the public about the horse's unique ability to empower, teach and heal. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Contact the EQUUS Foundation, Inc., at 168 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT 06880, Tele: (203) 259-1550, E-Mail:, Website:
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