June 19, 2017
Contact: Lynn Coakley
mail@equusfoundation.org | 203-259-1550

Family Fun and Exciting Show Jumping at the Fairfield Horse Show this Saturday!

Cassie Orpen and Djoanna at 2016 Fairfield Grand Prix
Cassandra Orpen aboard Djoanna at the 2016 Fairfield Grand Prix. Photo courtesy of Christopher Greer. In addition to the prize money, Official Car Sponsor, CallariCars.com (BMW, MINI, VOLVO), will award the Grand Prix winner with a MINI Cooper to be driven for the duration of the summer!

The five-day Fairfield County Hunt Club June Show will culminate on Saturday, June 24th with a full day of family fun, exciting horse show jumping, and philanthropy.

Free Admission & Parking
CallariCars.com Auto Display - All Day
Paddock Boutiques - 10am
Family Fun Day - 10:30am
EQUUS Foundation Luncheon - 11:30am
$30,000 Grand Prix - 1:30pm
Free Pony Rides! New Canaan Mounted Troop ponies will ferry youngsters around from 10:30am - 12:30pm. Trained staff & experienced riders will be on hand to ensure a safe experience!

Free Face Painting & Caricaturists! Face painters will be on the premises to decorate the smiling faces along with caricaturists who will create beautiful, customized drawings in a matter of minutes.

Spectator Seating: Seating areas on the show grounds will be available to the public. The Hospitality Tent will be the venue for the EQUUS Foundation Grand Prix Luncheon. Luncheon guests will enjoy an exciting and elegant Saturday afternoon featuring a champagne reception, auction, luncheon and ringside viewing of the $30,000 Fairfield Grand Prix. RSVP here.

Paddock Boutiques: Adorn Accessories, Bella-Tu, Beval, Charles Ancona, Cynthia Davis Designs, Our Woven Community, CWD USA, Deedles & Shay, Diagle & Travers Insurance, Equisense, Equis Boutique, Farmvet, Hingham Square Needlepoint, Katharine Page, Mobile Tack LLC, Molly & Murphy, Patricia's Presents, Rhino Flops, Sailor-Sailor, Superior Equestrian, The Two Oh Three, Sporting Antiques, Swanky Belts, VSB Jewels, West, Westport Spaces and Wild Horses.

Shop the EQUUS Foundation On-Line Auction here & Save Horses!

Auction Sponsors: Amazing Spaces LLC, Georgina Bloomberg, Bradford Renaissance Portraits, CallariCars.com, Clipper Barn of Connecticut, Pamela Einarsen Photography, Equifit, Equipoise. A State of Balance. Pilates and Wellness, H&H Horse & Home, Hampton Classic Horse Show, Imperial Dental Associates, PC, Flora Levin, MD, Margaret Bondy Interiors, Reflections Photography, Ariana Rockefeller, Salamander Resort & Spa, SEL Photography, Washington International Horse Show, and Missy Wryn. Donate an auction item here!

Plus a full service food concession!

Admission & Parking: Admission and parking is free and is available on the show grounds at 174 Long Lots Road on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pony Rides Arts


Winners Circle: Animal Planet, Arial International, CallariCars.com and Fairfield Equine Associates.

Gold Medal: Elise Bucknall, Phyllis Collins, Friends of the EQUUS Foundation, Jane Henderson, Michaela & Sean Pritchett, Laure Sudreau and the Maniatty & Walker Families

Silver Medal: The Frost Family, Marylou D’Addario Kennedy & Sean Kennedy, Kennedy Equine Transport and Wells Fargo Private Bank

Bronze Medal: The Crown Family, The Foster Family, William R. Harris Jr., Dr. & Mrs. Steven Herman, Hi Ho Petroleum, Hospital for Special Surgery, Lawrence D’Addario & Patricia J. Keenan, Mr. & Mrs. Juan Pablo Mejia Fanjul, Orpen Horses LLC, George N. Venizelos and Joel Whidden

Grand Champion: Agriventures Agway, Mr. & Mrs. Mark Alexander, Wynatte Chu, DDS, Richard Conlon & Teresa Kendregan, Dr. & Mrs. Charles Cornell, The Ward M. French Family, Sean T. Hogan Esq., Dorothy Kesten, The Knadler Family, Margaret Bondy Interiors, Gabrielle Guise & Jon Tiktinsky and Barbara & Mark Zand

View all sponsors here.

About EQUUS Foundation: The EQUUS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity established in 2002, also known as Horse Charities of America, the only national animal welfare charity in the United States dedicated solely to horse welfare and the horse-human bond. 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: mail@equusfoundation.org, Website: www.equusfoundation.org.
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