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Fast Facts: Journey to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ First Ever Para-Webathon June 8, 2010
Written by: Lindsay McCall Client:United States Para-Equestrian Associationhttp://www.uspea.org Release Date:2010-06-04
Thousand Oaks, CA- June 4, 2010 – The United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) would like to invite everyone to the First Ever Para-Webathon. The event is scheduled for June 8, 2010, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The First Ever Para-Webathon will be broadcasted from the studios of Alltech and will be hosted by the 2010 Radio Show announcers Glenn the Geek, Samantha Clark, and Para-Equestrian Susan Treabess. The purpose of the Webathon is to reach out to all equestrian enthusiasts and the entire nation to help raise capital for the United States Para-Dressage Team, which will be competing for the first time in history at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Link to Donate Through PayPal: http://www.uspea.org/default.aspx?id=donate Phone Number to Donate: 888-334-2991. USPEA website http://www.uspea.org
What: Live streaming web video event that will run as a telethon, presented by the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) and the Horse Radio Network. The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. (WEG) will be the first WEG to offer Para-Equestrian competition. This is a very exciting addition that brings Para-Equestrian to the forefront of the horse world.
Date: June 8, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Purpose: As the Para-Equestrians prepare for this amazing journey they are struck with the financial obligations that it takes to travel and compete at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Lexington, KY. Many of the ten Para-Dressage athletes including horse and rider will be traveling long distances and will not only need support for travel but for all the additional needs that this sport requires. For the United States team alone this can amount to up to $20,000 per competitor.
Presenting Sponsors: The Horse Radio Network and the 2010 Radio Show, Alltech and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA).
Medium: Any person can access the webathon using USTREAM, the code can be embedded on any website and can be viewed by anyone around the world.
Link: to this webathon is: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/para-webathon
Link to Donate Through PayPal: http://www.uspea.org/default.aspx?id=donate
Phone Number to Donate: 888-334-2991
Donate by Mail: USPEA, 3940 Verde Vista Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Hosts: From the 2010 Radio Show; Glenn the Geek and Samantha Clark, and Para-Equestrian Susan Treabess
Broadcasting: This live event will be broadcast from the studios of Alltech. Alltech has kindly donated their studios and technical expertise to put this event on. We will highlight the stories of these inspirational athletes who are likely to compete at their first World Championships.
For more information about the First Ever Para-Webathon please visit, http://www.horseradionetwork.com/para-webathon/, or contact Glenn at the Horse Radio Network, firstname.lastname@example.org, (443) 553-5063
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About the United States Para-Equestrian Association:
The USPEA includes every equestrian discipline that is practiced by athletes with physical disabilities. Each rider or driver competes under the eight Para-Equestrian disciplines of the Unted States Equestrian Federation. This year, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the Para-Dressage discipline will make history competing under the eighth discipline of the USEF. The USEF High Performance Para- Dressage team will compete as an FEI sport for the first time at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games held in Lexington, KY.
The USPEA provides programs, clinics, and competition opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. Riders compete under the USEF rules during their competitions and many of the athletes compete at the highest level of their sport.
For more information about the USPEA or for donation opportunities, please contact Hope Hand, President of the USPEA, email Wheeler966@aol.com or by phone: (610)356-6481.
To view online information about the USPEA please visit http://www.USPEA.org.