Dancing Horse Challenge Announces the Sons of the Wind for 2010

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Upper Marlboro, MD--The Potomac Valley Dressage Association (PVDA) announces the participation at the 2010 Dancing Horse Challenge of nationally renowned Mr. Vitor J. Silva and the Sons of the Wind Lusitanos. The Sons of the Wind and Mr. Silva are famous for exhilarating airs above the ground and quadrilles having been featured at the Boston Portuguese Festival, Bear Spot Freestyle, and many other locations. The Sons of the Wind School for the Equestrian Arts, based in Merrimac, Massachusetts was founded by Portuguese trainer Mr. Silva. With its dedication to classical training, the center provides Lusitano school masters developed by Mr. Silva to amateur enthusiasts, instructors and competitive riders from around the world.

The PVDA Ride for LifeTM Dancing Horse Challenge, a charity memorial to Jill Hassler-Scoop, 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 more than $250,000 for Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center.

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 / 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 .