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Horse Around at the "Horses Helping People" Family Resource Day - Mark Your Calendar for October 5, 2014

WELLLINGTON, FL - September 17, 2014 - The first of its kind "Horses Helping People" Family Resource Day will be held on October 5, 2014 for the children and families in southeast Florida to experience the positive impact of the horse-human bond up close and personal. 

From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the community is welcome to directly connect with the recreational and therapeutic facilities in Palm Beach County offering horseback riding and equine assisted activities and have the chance to win riding lessons and other products and services donated by exhibitors. 

"Horsing Around" activities include demonstrations of dressage by International Dressage Rider Marco Bernal, polo by Palm City Polo, and reining by the cowboys of Steed Training. "Horse Health" will be a topic covered by the Palm Beach Equine Clinic, and Personal Ponies will have its specially trained Miniature Shetland ponies on hand.

 

Photo courtesy of Personal Ponies
Photo courtesy of Personal Ponies Ltd., Inc.

 

In addition to "horsing" around, there will be arts and crafts, ìHair Chalking by Spazio Salon withHairChalk by L'oreal Professional. Tasty treats are being donated by Visiting Angels of SE Florida. 

This FREE event, sponsored by the EQUUS Foundation and American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY), will be held, rain or shine, in the covered Van Kampen Arena thanks to the support and generosity of the Van Kampen Boyer Molinari Foundation. The Arena is located on the grounds of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center at 13500 South Shore Boulevard in Wellington Florida.

 

Demonstrations
Photos courtesy of Palm City Polo, Marco Bernal, and Steed Training.

 

Space is still available for recreational and therapeutic riding programs who wish to exhibit at the event. For more information about the event, sponsorship, and clinic registration, contact Abbi Bentz at (561) 789-6076 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

The EQUUS Foundation and the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) are working together to connect caregiving youth across the United States to the more than 800 equine charities on the Foundation's Equine Welfare Network.

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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Website: www.equusfoundation.org. 

About American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY): AACY's mission is to increase awareness about the effects on children who provide care for family members who are ill, injured, elderly and/or disabled. AACY's model program, the Caregiving Youth Project (CYP), works in partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County and currently serves more than 500 caregiving youth and their families in eight area middle schools and 17 high schools. AACY programs are aimed at reducing anxiety and depression and increasing the caregiving children's satisfaction with life and the ability to remain in school through the provision of counseling, education, and support services including respite and sponsored activities. Contact AACY at 1515 N. Federal Hwy, Suite 218, Boca Raton, FL 33432,; Tele: 561-391-7401; 800-725-2512; E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Website: www.aacy.org

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