Parker, CO - The summer season kicks off this week at The Colorado Horse Park (CHP) in Parker, CO, on Thursday, June 1, with the first FEI CCI**/* & Horse Trials and the inaugural Dressage at High Prairie FEI CDI 3* & National Show presented by Adequan®.
The week will also welcome the first annual Heart of the Horse Gala, an evening that will benefit Denver Dumb Friends League and Harmony Equine Center, as well as the Zoology Foundation at Crooked Willow Farms. The event will run in conjunction with the freestyle competition for both national and international levels of dressage competition during the Dressage at High Prairie CDI 3* & National Show presented by Adequan®. The Heart of the Horse Gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, with gates opening for VIP ticket holders and general admission at 4:00 p.m.
The Heart of the Horse Gala, sponsored by Hyatt House Denver Tech Center and Jay's Valet, will feature demonstrations and specific equestrian acts highlighting the beauty and elegance of the horse. Performances and demonstrations will include Sylvia Zerbini and her Grande Liberte Horses, Starfire Farm LLC Fjords Pas de Deux, and feature the FEI CDI 3* Grand Prix Freestyle presented by Adequan® and national Grand Prix Freestyle presented by Adequan®.
A live auction and silent auction will take place throughout the evening, offering packages that include a stay at Marble Inn, in Carbondale, CO, paired with a Maserati car rental for the weekend, as well as a four-night getaway provided by Exclusive Resorts and accompanied by transportation provided by Jay's Valet town car services.
The "summer-formal" evening will be the highlight social event of the season at CHP with VIP tickets including dinner, drinks, and valet parking. General admission is free to all; parking is $10 per vehicle. A food truck and cash bar will also be available. Click here to purchase VIP tickets for the Heart of the Horse Gala at CHP!
For more information, please visit www.coloradohorsepark.com.