Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Hosts Annual Education Day
RELEASE: February 18, 2010
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Christina Sacco
Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is excited to announce that more than 500 first, second and third graders from the Katy Independent School District will be attending Education Day at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show on Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The kids and their teachers will start the educational and fun day watching a jumping competition. The children will then be divided into smaller groups and visit various stations for about 15 minutes, learning about the following: outsider hunters, braiding, farriery, and will get a behind-the-scenes barn tour and a visit with an animal communicator, along with more activities.
The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show will be held over a two-week period and will feature a wide array of equestrian talent featuring hunters and jumpers, American Saddlebreds, Andalusians, Welsh ponies, dressage and the United Mountain Horse breed.
The crown jewels of the event take place throughout the two weeks. Saturday evening of Week One features the $30,000 Nordic Lights Farm Grand Prix and Championship Finals. Week Two features the $15,000 Chronicle of the Horse
/United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) International Hunter Derby hosted by Valobra Jewelry and Antiques on Friday and the $30,000 Grand Prix presented by the Houston Area Audi Dealers on Saturday. All of these events have ringside galas and special entertainment. This year, they are also adding a USEF “AA” and THJA “A” hunter show week one that will feature all junior and amateur owners, juniors, equitation and classics.
Official sponsors include BBVA Wealth Solutions, Cowboys & Indians Magazine
, Valobra Jewelry & Antiques, Houston Area Audi Dealers, Nordic Lights Farm, KTRK TV/Channel 13-ABC Affiliate, Par Avion Ltd., Neiman Marcus, Farm & Ranch Magazine
, Bisso Marine, Moet Hennessey/USA, Two Forks Catering, McDonald’s Corporation, Dawn Services, StarElite, and Energy XXI. New sponsors this year are Purina Mills and Executive AirShare, along with the new media sponsors Horse Connection
and Sidelines Magazine
For a complete show schedule, visit the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show website at www.pinoak.org
or call (713) 621-6290.
For more information or for interview opportunities, please contact Kathryn Smith, Smith & Sacco Public Relations, at (713) 627-8777 or firstname.lastname@example.org