FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 2016
Contact: Lynn Coakley,, 203-259-1550
EQUUS Foundation

Enter now for the Best Performance Competition at WEF Week 7

The Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is offering the EQUUS Foundation's Best Performance Competition (BPC) during Week 7, February 24-28 for exhibitors competing in the hunter divisions.

Endorsed by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the BPC is a competitive awards program that provides ongoing support of horse welfare.

Enter one of the four BPC classes in the show office for the $20 tax-deductible entry fee and wear your official EQUUS Foundation armband while competing.

Download the entry blank here
Enter in the show office by the cutoff date!

  •  Best Junior on a Pony - Class 9200
     Open to exhibitors competing in the
     Small, Medium, Large, Green, & Children's
     Pony Sections on Saturday, Feb. 27
     and Saturday, Feb. 27
     Cut off for purchase: 4pm Friday, Feb. 26

  •  Best Junior on a Horse - Class 9201
     Open to exhibitors competing in all Junior
     Hunter Divisions on Friday, Feb. 26
     Cut off for purchase: 4pm Thu., Feb. 25

  •  Best Amateur - Class 9202
     Open to exhibitors competing in all Amateur
     Owner Hunter Divisions on Friday Feb. 26
     and Saturday, Feb. 27
     Cut off for purchase: 4pm Thu., Feb. 25

  •  Best Professional - Class 9203
     Open to professional exhibitors competing
     in the First & Second Year Greens,
     Conformation & High Performance on Feb. 24
     Cut off for purchase: 4pm Tuesday, Feb. 23

Winners receive points based on the number of class entries. Year-end standings are based on points accumulated by winners at participating shows.

The EQUUS Foundation is the only national charitable foundation dedicated solely to ensuring the quality of life of horses and fostering the horse-human bond in the United States.

Help reduce the unwanted horse population and prevent unwanted horses in the future by participating in the Best Performance Competition.

Horses do so much for us. This is what you can do for them!

EQUUS Foundation

The EQUUS Foundation applauds the exhibitors who participated in our inaugural program during 2015 and will recognize the winners at the upcoming fête cheval étoile on Friday, February 26 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida. Join us at 6pm in PBIEC's International Club for cocktails, an auction and dinner, the tribute to the 2016 Horse Stars Hall of Fame Inductees and the 2nd annual Best Performance Team Invitational!

Don't miss out on your chance to support the event of the season that gives back to horses! For more information, contact Lynn Coakley at or 203-259-1550. RSVP here to reserve your spot.

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:, Website:
About USEF: Established in 1917, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), 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
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