100 Day Horse Challenge Offers VIP Tickets to 2015 Kentucky Derby

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The 100 Day Horse Challenge, sponsored by Time to Ride, is offering an exciting sweepstakes to all Hosts and newcomers who take part in the Challenge. One lucky winner will receive four VIP tickets to the 2015 Kentucky Derby, provided by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

The sweepstakes is open to all registered Hosts, who will be welcoming new participants to horse activities through entry level experiences hosted between June 1 and Sept. 8, 2014. Hosts must register by May 15 at www.timetoride.com. New horse enthusiasts who take part in these events throughout the Challenge are also automatically eligible. To enter, users need only to register for Time to Ride Social Rewards. From www.timetoride.com, click on Rewards, then Promotions.

“We are excited to announce this outstanding prize package for next year’s Kentucky Derby as part of the 100 Day Horse Challenge. The thrill of horse racing is appealing to lifelong equestrians as well as newcomers to horse activities, and our hope is to share this opportunity with as many people as possible,” explained Patti Colbert, Time to Ride spokesperson. The sweepstakes winner will be announced after the completion of the Challenge.

The goal of the 100 Day Horse Challenge is to increase awareness of the benefits of horse activities across the United States by aiming to engage at least 100,000 new people with an introductory horse experience. The Challenge is open to members of the horse industry who have the capacity to support this goal, including stables, instructors, clubs and associations, veterinarians, racetracks, horse shows and other events, rescues, feed and retail stores, and therapeutic riding stables. Cash prizes up to $25,000 will be awarded, along with stable equipment, feed, veterinary supplies, and more. ​

Registration deadline for this groundbreaking campaign is May 15 and is limited to the first 1,000 approved hosts. Visit www.timetoride.com for more.
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Time to Ride is an initiative of the American Horse Council’s marketing alliance, formed to connect people with horses. It is designed to encourage horse-interested consumers to enjoy the benefits of horse activities. The AHC marketing alliance is made up of the following organizations: the American Horse Council, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Active Interest Media, the American Quarter Horse Association, Dover Saddlery, Farnam, Merck, Merial, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC, Platinum Performance, United States Equestrian Federation, and Zoetis.

The American Horse Council is a non-profit organization that includes all segments of the horse industry. While its primary mission is to represent the industry before Congress and the federal regulatory agencies in Washington, DC, it also undertakes national initiatives for the horse industry. Time to Ride, the AHC’s marketing alliance to connect horses and people, is such an effort. The American Horse Council hopes that Time to Ride will encourage people and businesses to participate in the industry, enjoy our horses, and support our equine activities and events. The AHC believes a healthy horse industry contributes to the health of Americans and America in many ways.