Contact: Shannon Coakley,, 203-259-1550

EQUUS Foundation in the news

Fairfield Equine Partners with EQUUS Foundation
to support the Fairfield June Show

Fairfield Equine is proud to once again have the opportunity to support the EQUUS Foundation as well as its long-standing client, the Fairfield County Hunt Club, through its sponsorship of the Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show on June 21-25, 2016.

Fairfield June Show

Fairfield Equine has been helping horses and their owners for over 25 years, and are pleased to be able to serve as the veterinarians for Fairfield's horses and for the horses competing at Fairfield horse shows.

"The synergy between our organizations is why we continue to partner with the EQUUS Foundation," said Dr. Richard Mitchell, President of Fairfield Equine. "Their continued commitment to transform the way horses are treated and perceived and introduce people in need to the healing nature of horses is second to none."

"Our relationship with Fairfield Equine is a partnership of healing," said Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation President. "As veterinarians who devote their lives to helping horses, we are proud to have Fairfield Equine as a partner."

"Horses are extraordinary animals," said Dr. Robert Neff, Vice President of Fairfield Equine, "To have the ability to help them every day and support an organization whose commitment is to ensure their quality of life and educate people through their work is what we, as veterinarians, are all about. We will continue to support the work of this organization and the commitment to horses, humans and their combined well-being. Together we strive to continue transforming perceptions, advocating equine wellness and educating people across the United States."
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The deadline to be recognized in the horse show program is May 10th. For more information, contact Shannon Coakley at or 203-259-1550.

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:

About Fairfield Equine Associates: Fairfield Equine Associates is a leading hospital and referral clinic having served the equine community for over 25 years and having gained a world-wide reputation as one of the finest equine practices. Receiving national and international recognition for excellence in the care and treatment of the sport horse, Fairfield Equine has been proud to serve the United States Equestrian Team at multiple Olympic Games, the World Equestrian Games and many other notable events around the world. Fairfield Equine is committed to providing its clients with the most comprehensive diagnostic imaging and the highest caliber of veterinary care. The Fairfield Equine team consists of a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, four veterinarians and a full-time fellowship veterinarian. Learn more about Fairfield Equine here.
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