"Ride to Rio" Kicks Off with Dressage Fundraiser at Del Mar National Horse Show


Rancho Santa Fe, CA - The United States Equestrian Team (USET) is hosting a "Ride to Rio" fundraiser benefiting the United States High Performance Dressage Programs during the Del Mar National Horse Show. The event is to be held Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California. There will be a live auction accompanied by an elegant buffet dinner. Cocktail attire is requested; individual tickets are $250 per person and tables of ten are $2,500.

Space is limited, and tables and reserved seating are on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to guarantee a seat for yourself at this important fundraiser as soon as possible. Tickets can be purchased on our website here.

"This is the first fundraiser for the USEF High Performance Programs that has happened on the West Coast, and we are very excited about it," said Christine Traurig, U.S. Dressage Young Horse Coach. "We're really showing that, here on the West Coast, we're making our contribution to the overall effort. The aim is to create funds for these programs in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics and prepare Team USA to be a strong contender."

When making your reservations, please indicate the Team Table name you are joining. Donations and ticket requests can also be mailed to the USET Foundation: P.O. Box 83, Gladstone, NJ, 07934.

For additional information and updates, please follow the event on Facebook here.
For any further questions regarding the benefit, please contact Christine Traurig at ctetienne@aol.com.

For more information regarding the USET Foundation and its mission, please contact Sara Ike at sara.ike@uset.org.

The United States Equestrian Team Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports the competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America's elite and developing international, high performance horses and athletes in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation.

For more information on the USET Foundation, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at www.uset.org.
The USET Foundation has been awarded Charity Navigator's highest honor, a Four Star rating for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.