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The EQUUS Foundation partners with the Washington International Horse Show to support Kids' Day


WESTPORT, CT - October 12, 2011 - The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) in support of its Kids' Day on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

Kids Day

“The Washington international Horse Show is thrilled to have support from The EQUUS Foundation for our Kids' Day event. Kids' Day is a wonderful way to expose the equestrian sport to the local community and engage the youth of Washington, D.C. By aligning with the The EQUUS Foundation, we will further our mission of promoting a greater interest and education of all things equestrian,” said Bridget Love Meehan, Executive Director, Washington International Horse Show.

Fun & Excitement in the Nation's Capital

An equestrian tradition since 1958, the Washington International Horse Show, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will bring top notch equestrian competition to the nation's capital from October 25-30, 2011 and a free family-friendly event for the local community.  


Kids Day Pony Petting


Located in a tent outside Verizon Center, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Kids' Day offers children a chance to get close to horses with free pony rides, a horse grooming station, a miniature horse, drawings for prizes, a book nook and arts and crafts.

The children are also given vouchers and invited into the show to watch the competition with their families.

More About Kids' Day
Visit this link, www.wihs.org/pony-pavilion/, for more information about WIHS Kids' Day.

Kids Day Pony Rider

Caisson Soldier and Horse

Arts and Crafts

For information on The EQUUS Foundation, Inc., visit the EQUUS website at equusfoundation.org or contact The EQUUS Foundation, Inc., at (203) 259-1550 or mail@equusfoundation.org.

Photos courtesy of the Washington International Horse Show.


About The EQUUS Foundation, Inc.
The EQUUS Foundation, Inc., established in August 2002, as a 501(c)(3) national charitable foundation, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of horses, promoting the use of horses to enrich the lives of those in need, and educating the public about the horse’s unique ability to empower, teach and heal.

Thanks to the generosity of its donors, The EQUUS Foundation helps thousands of people and horses each year. 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.