The Humane Society of the United States will honor one of America’s great equestrians and medal winning Olympian Charlotte Bredahl at a fundraiser for equine protection. “Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Santa Ynez Valley” will take place Saturday Oct. 9 at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California.
Bredahl will receive The Humane Society of the United States’ Horse Hero Award for 2016 for
her work using horses as teachers and encouraging young equestrians to achieve their greatest
potential as well as treating their horses with the utmost care and respect. The evening includes The HSUS equine protection program works to safeguard the welfare of horses by combating cruelty, horse slaughter, inhumane training methods and irresponsible breeding. The
program a cocktail reception, dinner, presentation and live auction with entertainment provided by CMA Award winning singer/songwriter Lacy J. Dalton. Olivia Newton John is the Honorary Chair of this event and the chair is Alanna Tarkington, an HSUS National Council member.