header FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2016
Contact: Lynn Coakley, mail@equusfoundation.org, 203-259-1550

CORRAL Riding Academy gets a leg up from Hagyard Pharmacy

The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce that CORRAL Riding Academy has been selected as a recipient of the Hagyard Helps Horses program sponsored by Hagyard Pharmacy. An equine charity bearing the EQUUS Foundation Messenger designation is selected each quarter to receive a $500 gift card for Hagyard Pharmacy's Resolvet line of products.

"We applaud the EQUUS Foundation Messengers like CORRAL that demonstrate their commitment to public transparency through their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their programs, horse care practices, and governance," said Laura Riley, Director of Pharmacy, Hagyard Pharmacy.

Noel is one of 11 rescue horses at CORRAL who help teenage girls aged 11-17 in high risk situations experience healing and transformational life change with rescued horses and a loving community. Most participants have experienced significant trauma, neglect and/or abuse that has affected their emotional and mental health, and over 70% of participants live at or below the poverty line.

Noel

"Noel is struggling with hoof health and recovering from laminitis. The Hagyard products will help her heal and after she heals, keep her in top shape", said Founder and President Joy Currey.
Horses play a key role in the healing process at CORRAL. Often times, the horses are the spark for the change that is the first step in healing.

CORRAL's intervention program, consisting of horseback riding, vocational training, tutoring, equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP), and mentorship, shepherds at-risk youth through their difficult teenage years and into college.

"At CORRAL, we believe that no matter where you come from, everyone has the ability to reach their full potential. Sometimes you just need 'a leg up in life' to learn how to overcome the struggles you have been faced with," said Currey.

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.

About Hagyard Pharmacy Hagyard Pharmacy, the official pharmacy of the USEF, is staffed by licensed pharmacists and personnel with extensive knowledge of equine healthcare. Hagyard Pharmacy is recognized throughout the industry for our equine knowledge and expertise. Medications purchased at hagyardpharmacy.com or at our location in Lexington, KY, are backed by 140 years of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute's veterinary expertise. Resolvet, the new and growing line of products available exclusively from Hagyard Pharmacy, was developed by the veterinarians at Hagyard. Headlined by the newest addition, RelyneGI for gastric support, the Resolvet line includes ReflexHA and Reflex200 for joint support, electrolyte paste RelyteHA, Repair hoof oil and the antidiarrheal paste Relieve. Learn more about Resolvet products here.
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