The U.S. Premiere Of The Northern Ireland International Horse Show Debuts In
Calabasas, California - November 20, 2006 The HorseTV Channel’s December
programming lineup features the first annual Northern Ireland International
Horse Show, world premieres of the FEI World Equestrian Games 2006 dressage,
driving and show jumping competitions, a holiday marathon and a special
January episode sneak peek.
Some of the best known and most respected names in international show
jumping are expected to compete in The Northern Ireland International Horse
Show which carries a prize fund of more than $100,000. The competition
originated in the Odyssey Arena in Belfast during October 19th-22nd, 2006.
Part one airs on Monday, December 11th at 10 p.m. and Part two airs Monday,
December 18th at 10 p.m. See episodes again on Sundays at 2 p.m.
“The Northern Ireland International Horse Show is an exceptional addition to
our competition lineup as a family event featuring international equestrian
stars pushing the boundaries with two international classes in every
performance, children pushing their ponies and the haunting sounds of Irish
traditional song and dance,” said Rachel Falleroni, Head of Programming for
The HorseTV Channel.
Free Rein: FEI World Equestrian Games 2006 continues in world premieres this
month featuring the world’s top horse and rider combinations competing in
the dressage, driving and show jumping competitions. WEG is held every four
years and rarely ever broadcast outside of the European host country, making
The HorseTV Channel’s coverage of the entire two weeks of the Games the most
comprehensive in United States history. The series airs Tuesday nights at 8
p.m. with encore performances on Saturdays at 9 p.m.
The HorseTV Channel’s new 20-episode series The Horsemen, takes viewers on a
fascinating voyage to discover how people around the world have preserved
their traditional way of life and their passion for horses. The Horsemen
premieres two new half- hour episodes each week. Don’t miss The Gauchos of
Patagonia (Argentina) and The Fulani of Makilingai (Cameroon) on December
3rd, The Sumbanese (Indonesia) and The Bedouins of Wadi Rum (Jordan) on
December 10th, The Charros (Mexico) and The Stockmen of Snowy River
(Australia) on December 17th, The Wakhis (Pakistan) and The Connemara
Breeders (Ireland) on December 24th, The Warriors of the Marquesas (French
Polynesia) and The Basotho (Lesotho) on December 25th and The Kadiweu
(Brazil) and The Akalis (India) on December 31st. Episodes air Sundays at 9
p.m. and 9:30 p.m. with encore performances on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 8:30
World premieres of the two-hour AQHA’s Best of the West series features the
2006 AQHA World Championship Show – Amateur Events on Wednesday, December
6th at 8 p.m., the 2006 AQHA World Championship Show – Open Events on
December 13th at 8 p.m., the 2006 NRHA Futurity – Open Competition on
December 20th at 8 p.m., the 2006 NRHA Futurity – Non-Pro Competition on
December 27th and the final competition of the season on January 3rd at 8
p.m. Network premieres of classic America’s Horse episodes discussing
everything from tips on equine health care, riding and management to news
from the American Quarter Horse Industry air in the second hour of the
Gather the family and tune in for the special Holiday Marathon featuring 12
back-to-back episodes of the hit animated series Kleo The Misfit Unicorn
from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST on December 25th. Two new episodes of Kleo air
every Sunday at 10 a.m. with replays on Saturdays at 10 a.m. throughout
The 2006 season of the Samsung Super League 2006 concludes the series of
eight international show jumping competitions on Monday, December 4th at 10
p.m. with encore episodes on Sundays at 2 p.m.
December U.S. premieres of the weekly series Race Country, featuring daily
life in the English horseracing village of Lambourn, continue on Fridays at
8 p.m. See episodes again on Sundays at 10 p.m.
Coming in January: New episodes of the breed series HorseFlicks – don’t miss
the special sneak peek on December 31st presenting the Dude ranches of Echo
Canyon at 8 p.m. and the Peruvian Horses of the Fly’N Ranch at 8:30 p.m.
Also look for Reach Out To Natural Horsemanship With Anna Twinney.
Please note that The HorseTV Channel's December premieres will be available
on the broadband channel HorseTV Access on a 30-day delay in compliance with
The HorseTV Channel is the first and only 24/7 television destination taking
viewers inside the fascinating world of horses. From silk hats to Stetsons,
The HorseTV Channel features a diverse and fun-filled program lineup for the
entire family. Viewers experience the full range of the horse world from
world-class English and Western competitions, exotic horse travel
destinations and classic movies to informational series, breed documentaries
and real- life stories. For more information about HorseTV Media Group, Inc.
and The HorseTV Channel, visit http://www.horsetv.com
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