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The EQUUS Foundation ROARs With Social Media—Share the Link and Give Horses a Voice!

WESTPORT, CT - September 17, 2012 - Forty-four days remain until Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R (Reach Out. Act. Respond) matching campaign will come to a close. As the newest member of the matching campaign, the EQUUS Foundation is working diligently with Animal Planet to get Helping Horses Heal People’s name and mission out there to help raise money throughout the eight-week campaign.

Let's put Horses at the top of the R.O.A.R leader board by sharing our campaign via Facebook.

Currently, the EQUUS Foundation is leading the way with social media for September, already accumulating over 180 shares. With your help, the EQUUS Foundation can earn the additional monthly $2,500 bonus for having the most shares and giving the loudest R.O.A.R.

That means $5,000 and all it takes is a click of a button to give back to these gentle giants!

Simply share the link with all of your friends and family to give the horses a voice: http://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.globalgiving.org%2Fprojects%2Frescue-retrain-and-re-home-horses-to-heal-people%2F&t=Rescue%2C+Retrain+%26+Re-Home+Horses+to+Heal+People,

All It Takes Is This Click!

ROAR for Horses

To track our performance, visit the GlobalGiving site at http://www.globalgiving.org/leaderboards/roar.

Let's Show Animal Planet that Horses Have the Loudest ROAR!

From September 1 through October 31, your donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $120,000 from the proceeds of Animal Planet licensed products.

The EQUUS Foundation can also receive bonuses -
• as the Top Monthly Fundraiser – Dollar Amount ($2,500);
• the charity with the Most Unique Number of Monthly Donations ($2,500);
• by Spreading the Word with the Highest Number of Shares on Facebook ($2,500) each month; and
• the charity with the Loudest ROAR Heard by Judges ($2,500).

The R.O.A.R donations will be used to rescue, retrain and re-home unwanted and abandoned horses as therapy horses. Just $10 will buy a day’s worth of hay to feed two to three horses and $25 will provide an equine therapy session for one student or hoof care for one horse. $1,000 is all that is needed to rescue, retrain and re-home ONE horse.

Copy and pass this link, https://www.equusfoundation.org/ROAR, to all your horse-loving friends and family! Give between September 1 and October 31 so horses have the loudest ROAR!

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About The 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, advancing the use of horses to enrich the lives of people in need and educating the public about the horse’s unique ability to empower, teach and heal. What started as a local effort is now a nationwide campaign on behalf of horses. The Foundation accomplishes its mission by providing financial support to horse-related charities across the United States; connecting a network of equine organizations to equine enthusiasts; providing scholarships to reward volunteer service on behalf of horses, and conducting information outreach to educate the public about horses. 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.

About Animal Planet Media

Animal Planet Media (APM), a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the world's only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment, information and enrichment. APM consists of the Animal Planet television network, available in more than 96 million homes in the US; online assets http://www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for all things animal; the 24/7 broadband channel, Animal Planet Beyond; Petfinder.com, the #1 pet-related Web property globally that facilitates pet adoption; and other media platforms including a robust Video-on-Demand (VOD) service; mobile content; and merchandising extensions.