June Horse Show


Nestle Waters North America Renews Support for the EQUUS Foundation

WESTPORT, CT - June 1, 2014 - The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce that Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) will continue its partnership with the Foundation and its sponsorship of the 2014 Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show, June 17-21, 2014 in Westport, Connecticut.

NWNA, "The Healthy Hydration Company", will continue on as the Official Beverage Sponsor and title sponsor of both the $7,500 Poland Spring Welcome Jumper Stake on Thursday, June 19, 2014, and Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 21, 2014 held in association with the $25,000 Grand Prix.

2013 Grand Prix Winner
HH Narcos Du Marais owned by Back Country Farm and ridden by Sydney Shulman, winner of the 2013 Fairfield Grand Prix.

Water has become the beverage of choice for millions of health-conscious Americans. NWNA distributes more than 50 local brands in countries throughout the world. Featured at the Fairfield Show will be Poland Spring, a 100% natural spring water, sparkling, flavored and unflavored, dating back to 1845 and the number one bottled water in the northeastern United States. Also featured will be some of NWNA'S most prestigious international brands - Acqua Panna from Tuscany, S.Pellegrino originating from the foothills of dolomite mountains in Italy, and Perrier from Provence in the South of France.

"Nestle Waters North America is proud to partner with the EQUUS Foundation," said Michael Pengue, Executive Vice President, Retail Division , "and applauds the Foundation's commitment to ensuring the well-being of horses and fostering the horse-human bond. We are pleased to sponsor this dynamic, community event that welcomes the public to experience top equestrian competition up close and personal and offers activities for the entire family."

2014 Fairfield Horse Show Events

On Thursday, the Poland Spring Welcome Jumper Stake will start at 4pm and be followed by a Meet and Greet with the riders, a presentation by John Blackburn, AIA, on Healthy Stables by Design - a must for everyone interested in "green architecture", a happy hour with wine donated by Country Liquors, and the Earth Animal Pet Parade.

NWNA's Family Fun Day on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. includes free pony rides, Horseplay by Equestrian Neightion, Arts & Crafts by the Giggling Pig, Balloonist Mr. Bungles, and more fun with Sweet Rexies, culminating with the EQUUS Foundation Benefit Luncheon & $25,000 Fairfield Grand Prix presented by Wells Fargo Advisors LLC and George N. Venizelos starting at 1:30 p.m.

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All donations benefit the EQUUS Foundation.
A $250 donation includes a seat at the luncheon. .

For more information about Nestle Waters North America, visit http://www.nestle-watersna.com/en.

For more information about the Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show, visit https://equusfoundation.org/Fairfield.

About 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, enabling the therapeutic use of horses for those in need, fostering the horse-human bond, and educating the public about the horse's unique ability to empower, teach and heal. 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: equusfoundation.org.