WESTPORT, CT - August 13, 2012 - The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce that Audi Fairfield, Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield, and Porsche of Fairfield, have signed on as Official Automotive Sponsors. As part of the sponsorship, these dealerships will feature their luxury brands at all the horse shows of the Fairfield County Hunt Club starting with the 2012 Connecticut Hunter Jumper Association (CHJA) Finals on August 16-19, 2012.
"We are deeply grateful to Audi Fairfield, Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield, and Porsche of Fairfield for making this year-long commitment to giving back to the community through the EQUUS Foundation by supporting programs involving horses that serve people with special needs here in Fairfield County and across the United States," said Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation President.
"We are extremely happy to be the Official Automotive Sponsors for the EQUUS Foundation and Fairfield County Hunt Club Horse Shows," said Randall Seymore, Penske Automotive Group Area Vice President. "Our goal is to give back to the community and get involved as much as possible. This is a great opportunity to partner with the Equus Foundation and show our support, as well as to display exciting new models at future events."
The public is welcome to attend the upcoming CHJA Finals, where the best of Connecticut's riders and horses will vie for this year's top honors on the grounds of the Fairfield County Hunt Club at 174 Long Lots Road in Westport. Spectators, exhibitors, and friends are encouraged to stop by the auto display where there will be a line-up of Audi, Mercedes and Porsche models on hand.
Audi Fairfield, Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield and Porsche of Fairfield are owned and operated by Penske Automotive Group, Inc. The award-winning dealerships are conveniently located on Commerce Drive, at exit 25 off of I-95. The dealerships feature state-of-the art sales and service facilities, with an extraordinary inventory of new and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. To learn more before then, please visit www.fairfieldmotorcars.com.
About The 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, advancing the use of horses to enrich the lives of people in need and educating the public about the horse's unique ability to empower, teach and heal.
What started as a local effort is now a nationwide campaign on behalf of horses. The Foundation accomplishes its mission by providing financial support to horse-related charities across the United States; connecting a network of equine organizations to equine enthusiasts; providing scholarships to reward volunteer service on behalf of horses, and conducting information outreach to educate the public about horses.