Horse & Country and Menlo Charity Horse Show Announce Official Media Partnership
August 1, 2022 - Lexington, KY
Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international sports network for the active and passionate equestrian community, has joined the Menlo Charity Horse Show (MCHS) as an Official Media Partner. The competition is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. MCHS, a US Equestrian (USEF) Heritage Horse Show, will be held at Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, California, from August 9-14.
The Menlo Charity Horse Show features USEF Premier hunter competition as well as four-star national jumper competition. It is a World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) Member Event and hosts WCHR Regional Finals as well. H&C will air a highlight show from the Menlo Charity Horse Show on its H&C+ platform as well as on the free platforms of Sports.tv, Vizio, and LocalNow.
H&C Executive Producer David Qualls said, “We are pleased to be a media partner with the Menlo Charity Horse Show. They host a truly wonderful event, and we are happy to help spread the word about their fantastic competition and philanthropy.”
The Menlo Charity Horse Show, a 501(c)(3) organization, is one of the finest equestrian events in the United States. Started in 1970 as a one-day horse show, it has a tradition of providing outstanding equine competition as well as raising funds for community partners. Over the past four decades, it has provided funding to numerous charities including Planned Parenthood, Amigos De Las Americas, and current charitable partner Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Since its inception, Menlo Charity Horse Show has raised millions of dollars for its charity partners.
On behalf of Menlo Charity Horse Show, co-chair Suzanne Rischman commented, “Menlo is proud to once again showcase the finest of show jumping and hunter competitors at the beautiful Menlo Circus Club. After a two-year hiatus, we are delighted to finally celebrate our 50th anniversary and are proud to support the life-changing work that Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is committed to."
H&C+ members can watch online or with H&C’s mobile apps, as well as on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire. Membership is only $9.99 per month and full details on how to join can be found at www.horseandcountry.tv.
Beyond H&C’s extensive sports coverage, both live and on demand, H&C+ members also get access to more than 1,800 hours of equestrian programming featuring content from all disciplines, masterclasses and training series, barn tours, rider profiles, and documentaries.
H&C offers numerous high-profile opportunities for equestrian brands to advertise around live events including in-stream billboards, in-stream video ads, and pre-roll video ads. For further details, contact H&C Partnership Manager Tattie Singer, details below.
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About The Menlo Charity Horse Show
The Menlo Charity Horse Show, a 501(c)(3) organization, recognized as a USEF Heritage Competition, supports Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired by producing a premiere equestrian event while educating the community on the issues of the visually impaired. Recognized as one of the finest equestrian events in the United States, Menlo is unique in that its origin and legacy is one of philanthropy. Learn more at www.menlocharityhorseshow.com.
About Horse & Country
Horse & Country is the leading international sports network for the passionate and active equestrian community. Headquartered in London, it is available globally via connected TVs, mobile and web and on leading digital and pay-TV platforms in the US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Australia. Horse & Country’s programming line-up includes live coverage from leading sporting competitions in all equestrian disciplines, as well as training and learning shows, documentaries, and entertainment.