PVDA Ride for LifeTM Dancing Horse Challenge Announces Cornerstone Performances for 2010


Upper Marlboro, MD--The Potomac Valley Dressage Association (PVDA) announces the participation of the nationally renowned Barteau family famous for entertaining performances inspired by such productions as the “Lion King” and “Arabian Nights” at the 2010 Dancing Horse Challenge, a charity memorial to Jill Hassler-Scoop.  The Barteau family (KYB Dressage) have been featured as the Finale for the Mane Event at USA’s Equitana in Louisville KY, have performed at Madison Square Gardens, The TODAY Show, Equine Affair’s Pfizer Fantasia and many other locations.
The 2010 Dancing Horse Challenge on Saturday June 26 additionally features a exciting pas de deux from top competitors Betsy Steiner and Belinda Nairn-Wertman, a moving tribute by champion rider Barb Strawson, live music, and top national and international FEI competitors performing their FEI freestyles.  

The PVDA Ride for LifeTM Dancing Horse Challenge has become one of the largest equestrian freestyle performances in the Mid-Atlantic Region popular with both the sport horse and non-equestrian communities. The event, which takes place at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, has raised approximately $250,000 for Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center.

Dover Saddlery and Nutrena Feeds return as platinum sponsors. Debbie McDonald is slated to return as the celebrity guest.

For more information about the PVDA Ride for Life™, including buying tickets, becoming a sponsor or donating to the cause, visit www.pvdarideforlife.org or contact Marne Martin-Tucker at info@pvdarideforlife.org or Equimedia Communications at 978-257-0567 or cathy@equimediacommunications.com.  

PVDA Ride for Life™ is a member of the Signature Dressage Series.  For more information on the Series, visit www.signaturedressageseries.com .




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