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Endure for the Cure and Ride for your Life!
AUBURN, Ca.—The Arabian Horse Distance Riding Association (AHDRA) is sponsoring a charity event to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Scheduled for July 14-16, this is the sixth year for this multiple distance ride competition, to be held at the 800-acre Farmdale Park in East Peoria, Illinois. The three-day event is sanctioned by the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) and will thrill riders with many levels of competition ... Read the full article

Rachel Alexandra to "Race for a Cure"
LEXINGTON, KY—Rachel Alexandra, who last month became the first filly in 85 years to win the Preakness, will “race for a cure” in the remainder of her 2009 campaign. A $20,000 donation to a breast cancer nonprofit, the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure, from the Jackson Family Fund at the Blue Grass Community Foundation, will be the inaugural contribution.Rachel Alexandra’s co-owners, Jess Jackson, founder of Kendall-Jackson Wines, and his wife Bar ... Read the full article

eZall Pink Foamer Raises Money For Breast Cancer Research Foundation
eZall, the equine industry's leading provider of plant-based grooming solutions, has teamed up once again with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's Survivors' Circle. As part of the BCRF Survivors' Circle Partner Program, eZall donates a portion of product sales to help fund the work of the best researchers in the world. According to research, 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year. While eZall is com ... Read the full article

Free Admission for Women, Bracelet Giveaway for 'Rachel's' Belmont Debut
ELMONT, N.Y. – In honor of Preakness-winning filly Rachel Alexandra’s Belmont Park debut in the 53rd renewal of the Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes on Saturday, June 27, the New York Racing Association, Inc. will give away pink bracelets embossed with the filly’s name and admission for ladies will be free on Mother Goose Day.The Rachel Alexandra bracelets are free with admission for the first 10,000 customers (paid for males, free for femal ... Read the full article

Wrangler Leads the Western Industry to Raise $1 Million
National initiative funds breast cancer research and awarenessLAS VEGAS (Dec. 4, 2006) – Earlier tonight “Are you Tough Enough to Wear Pink?” became the $1 million question proudly answered by the western industry. With the Wrangler® brand at the helm, cowboys, cowgirls, rodeos, retailers, and manufacturers were motivated to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research in 2006. Among a sea of pink, the year’s efforts were realized as the ... Read the full article

Potomac Valley Dressage Association Hosts Dancing Horse Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Center
Potomac Valley Dressage Association Hosts Dancing Horse Fundraiser to Benefit the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Center Baltimore, MD (April 10, 2007) - The Potomac Valley Dressage Association (PVDA) is hosting an evening performance of dancing horses to raise funds for the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD at its Ride for Life benefit dressage horse show on June 30, 2007. The Potomac Valley Dressage Association expec ... Read the full article

Riders For Research Contest at Sporthorse Tournament Raises Breast Cancer Awareness and Funds
Syracuse, NY - October 20, 2008 - Cancer has touched the lives of so many in the equestrian world. This year, riders are taking a stand against cancer and joining the fight by becoming Riders For Research and raising money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.Riders For Research is making its debut at the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament featuring the 125th National Horse Show, which runs from October 29-November 2, 2008. Riders, ... Read the full article

Breast Cancer Awareness Saddle Raffle to Benefit Oklahoma University Cancer Institute
Yoakum, TX (September 26, 2008)... The Jud Little Ranch, Ardmore, OK, and Shorty’s Hattery, Oklahoma City, OK, team up to sponsor a raffle for a custom designed barrel saddle, benefiting the Oklahoma University Cancer Institute. The saddle, by Circle Y Saddles, teams the Women’s Pro Rodeo Association with Little and Shorty’s to honor the Breast Cancer Awareness program. The Jud Little Ranch, well known for quality competitive horses and barrel e ... Read the full article

Rachel Alexandra Website launches at NYRA.com
ELMONT, N.Y. – Fans of Rachel Alexandra can connect with the star 3-year-old filly on her own website, “Rachel’s Sandbox” (www.nyra.com/rachel), set up by The New York Racing Association, Inc., as she prepares for a summer campaign beginning with Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park.The multimedia site gives fans an interactive experience and allows them to keep up with the latest news and information on Rachel Alexand ... Read the full article

Two AHP Members Unite to Canter Against Cancer
Southampton, Massachusetts—March 24, 2009—The intrinsic nobility of horses has a way of bringing out the best in people. For AHP Affiliate members L.A. Pomeroy and Claudia Sarti of western Massachusetts, it has united them in an effort to raise funds for a good friend and horse lover, Jerri Nielsen, M.D. Nielsen drew worldwide attention in 1998 after treating herself for breast cancer while stranded at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole research st ... Read the full article

Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Benefits Renee’s Friends Fund
Cancer can interrupt a horsewoman or man’s life all too fast. Since the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo believes the “horse life” is the healthiest one, they are pleased to benefit a Colorado-based non-profit that helps horsewomen and men get back in the saddle as soon as possible. Established by a group of dressage enthusiasts, Renee's Friends Fund partners with local hospitals and cancer treatment centers to assist any breast cancer patient in need w ... Read the full article

Smartpink Program Recieves $5,000 Donation for Breast Cancer Research
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (October 27, 2006) —Kensington Protective Products recently presented SmartPak with a donation in the amount of $5,000 to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation under the auspices of the SmartPink™ Program. This latest donation brings the total contribution to the national foundation to over $25,000 through the sale of SmartPink plaid products. SmartPak donates 10% of profits from all SmartPink sales.“The SmartPink program ... Read the full article

Celebrities and Dancing Horses Raise Funds for Cancer Research This Saturday!
LOS ANGELES, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 7th, Leslie Charleson (long-time star of General Hospital) will join surprise celebrity guests at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank for a Broadway Style Equestrian Extravaganza to raise funds for Cancer Research. Fiesta of the Spanish Horse, a night of spectacular equestrian entertainment celebrating Cinco de Mayo and the heritage of the Spanish bred horse, will showcase dazzling dis ... Read the full article

Challenge of the Americas Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research
Wellington, FL - February 15, 2010 - Featuring more exciting equestrian performances than ever before, the Ninth Annual Challenge of the Americas will return to Wellington, FL, on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the beautiful International Polo Club Palm Beach. The evening will get underway at 5:30 p.m. and feature musical team quadrilles, a four bar jumping exhibition, and a new and unique dressage and figure skating adagio. The event is presente ... Read the full article

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse
A Little History, A Little Music, and a Lot of Fun! LOS ANGELES, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday, May 7th, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center Equidome will come alive for Fiesta of the Spanish Horse, when magnificent dancing horses join musicians and Flamenco and Folklorico dancers in a Broadway Style Extravaganza to raise funds for Cancer Research. This night of spectacular equestrian entertainment celebrating the heritage of the Spanish Horse w ... Read the full article

SmartPak Continues Commitment in the Fight against Breast Cancer
With donations exceeding $50,000, SmartPak Teams up for Avon Walk for breast cancerPlymouth, MA – May 16, 2008 –SmartPak, a Plymouth, MA based company serving horse and dog owners, is a company that thinks pink. With a high percentage of female customers, many of whom have shared their stories of fighting breast cancer, SmartPak recognizes that this disease is one of women’s biggest health concerns. Since the 2005 launch of their exclusive Smar ... Read the full article

Purina Kicks Off Nationwide Pink 50 Campaign to Support Breast Cancer Research
(ST. LOUIS, Mo. – August 9, 2010) –Purina is thinking pink this fall as they gear up for their first ever Pink 50 Campaign, an effort to unite animal lovers everywhere and raise awareness and support for breast cancer research. In September and October, more than 50 fundraising events will be held by Purina retailers nationwide in an effort to encourage communities to take action against the disease. “The purpose of the Pink 5 ... Read the full article

SSG Signs on as Sponsor for Canadian Team at PhelpsSports.com Challenge of the Americas
WELLINGTON, FL – December 12, 2006 – The PhelpsSports.com Challenge of the Americas Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm is pleased to announce that SSG, maker of quality gloves for equestrians, has signed on as the sponsor of the Canadian team for the 2007 event. “The Challenge,” an annual fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), will be held on March 10 at International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. In its sixth ... Read the full article

Jane Hannigan to Perform Unique Freestyle Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors
Wellington, FL - February 20, 2009 - Jane Hannigan, who represented the United States Dressage Team at the 2008 World Cup Finals, will perform a unique freestyle at this year's Challenge of the Americas (COTA). The music used during the freestyle will feature artists that have survived breast cancer, such as Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, and Anastacia. The Challenge of the Americas is an exciting annual fundraising event for Breast Cancer Resea ... Read the full article

2009 Challenge of the Americas Raises over $200,000 to Benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Wellington, FL - March 10, 2009 - The eighth annual Challenge of the Americas competition and Challenge Gala was held this past Saturday night, March 7 at International Polo Club Palm Beach. Held as a benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the event raised over $200,000.Following Team International The Seley Parker Group of Merrill Lynch's dressage quadrille win the annual Challenge Gala got underway with an evening of dinner and danc ... Read the full article




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