Jane Beshear Named to the 2010 World Games Foundation Board
RELEASE: February 22, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Amy Walker
Jane Beshear was announced as the latest addition to the 2010 World Equestrian Games Foundation Board of Directors. She was elected unanimously by the board.
“I am pleased to be able to offer my equine experience to the World Equestrian Games Foundation Board as we move toward 2010,” said Beshear. “This event is an excellent opportunity for the state of Kentucky, and I am honored to lend my experience to help make it a success.”
Beshear, an avid horsewoman for nearly 30 years, offers vast experience with and a passion for the sport and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She has previously served as a member of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission and currently is the acting secretary for the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation. An active competitor since 1996, Beshear also serves on the United States Eventing Association Board of Governors and is a member of the Equestrian Events, Inc. Board of Directors, which plans the annual four-star Rolex Three-Day Event.
“There may be some who will say Jane Beshear is here because she is the first lady, but it’s not that at all,” said Chairman of the Board, John Long, Her husband, Steve, was elected Governor of Kentucky last November. “She is the quintessential horsewoman who will benefit the Foundation from her involvement, experience and dedication to the equine world.”