EQUUS Foundation
October 15, 2015

Everything you always wanted to know about horses in one place!

Horses are extraordinary - as athletes and as humanitarians - that is the message of the virtual Horse Stars Hall of Fame established by the EQUUS Foundation and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) in 2013 to celebrate the extraordinary talent of horses and the magical bond between horses and people.

Now, not only can you read stories the stories of amazing horses - there's more. The new interactive "Learn More About Horses" component features:

• Explore Horses - learn more about the evolution & impact of horses
• Who's Who in the Sport - learn about the athletes competing in Olympic equestrian disciplines
• Horseplay - have some fun playing horse games and activities
• Get Ready to Ride - find out where, when and how-to ride
• Horse Resource - search additional resources and periodicals

Horse Stars Hall of Fame

The new Horse Stars Hall of Fame mobile exhibit will be on display at the upcoming Washington International Horse Show, October 20-25, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The EQUUS Foundation co-sponsors Kids Day on Saturday, October 24, 2015, with Animal Planet.

Nominate an Extraordinary Horse!

Nominations are now open for the 2016 "Humanitarian" inductees!
The "Horses of Honor" selected by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) are inducted annually in the "Athlete" category. "Humanitarian" inductees are selected by the EQUUS Foundation. The inductees will be honored at the EQUUS Foundation "Fete Cheval" on February 26, 2016 in Wellington, Florida.

Nomination Deadline - December 15, 2015
To submit a nomination, Click here.


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.

About USEF: Established in 1917, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), www.usef.org, is dedicated to raising the level of access to and participation in equestrian sport at all levels by ensuring its continuing creativity, growth, and excellence. The USEF's vision is to continue to lead equestrian sport in the United States while ensuring fairness, safety and enjoyment for an ever growing number of people. Learn more about the USEF at www.usef.org/

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