Laurie Orem, Director of Development at The Community Fund of Darien, stated, “We, the Community Fund of Darien, are very grateful to be one of the beneficiaries of this year’s Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club Charity Horse Show this June.
DARIEN, Conn. (PRWEB) June 10, 2018
The Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club is happy to announce its commitment to the community and the charitable organizations benefiting from the 2018 Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show. This year’s show will benefit both Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, an organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities through equine-assisted activities and therapies and new this year to the Ox Ridge charity roster is The Community Fund of Darien which serves Darien, Stamford and Norwalk with programs that promote self-sufficiency, basic needs and youth success allowing adults to live independent lives.
Scheduled for June 12 through 17 at the newly-branded Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club, the week-long event is a United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) National and Jumper 4 star rated Show featuring ponies to Olympic riders. This year’s highly-anticipated show will serve to showcase the many improvements to the Club, including a complete overhaul of the facility, the addition of racquet and squash courts and a state-of-the-art fitness and event center slated to open in 2019. The new facilities will offer equestrian and squash programs for both adults and juniors, and memberships are being offered now.
Laurie Orem, Director of Development at The Community Fund of Darien, stated, “We, the Community Fund of Darien, are very grateful to be one of the beneficiaries of this year’s Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club Charity Horse Show this June. The Community Fund’s goal is to help secure the safety net for our neighbors with critical needs in Darien, Stamford and Norwalk. This year we will invest approximately one million dollars in local nonprofit agencies and initiatives. We are so appreciative that the Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club is supporting our mission.”
“We are so pleased with the support from both the local and equine communities for this year’s Show and proud of the enhancements we have made to the Club. With options for racquet sports and fitness that will open in 2019, as well as our legacy equestrian program for both adults and juniors, we can now offer a family environment for adults and children,” stated Alison Potter, Director of Operations at Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club. Potter continued, “the Charity Horse show is an important event for Darien and the community and this year’s show will benefit two of the most amazing organizations in the region – Pegasus and the Community Fund of Darien.”
Show dates are June 12 through 17, and a complete schedule of events is available at http://www.oxridge.com.
For more information about the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show, please contact info(at)oxridge.com. The show is open to the public and a $5.00 parking donation will go directly to Pegasus. Saturday’s Grand Prix will begin at 4:00 PM.
Tel: +1 203.249.2839
About the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show: Now in its 87th year, the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show is well known for its many world-class riders from all areas of the globe. The event draws over 5,000 spectators and more than 300 VIPs on Saturday June 16 at 4:00 PM to watch the Grand Prix. The Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show is held at the Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club, a non-profit organization that was founded in 1914 on thirty-seven acres formerly owned by the opera singer John McCormick.