Thunderbird Show Park Hosts $7,500 Equestrian Canada Open Jumper Classic to Benefit #WeRideTogether

Special, Multi-height Charity Class Open to Juniors, Amateurs and Professionals Taking Place Sunday, August 13th in Pacific Park Ring

#WeRideTogether is excited to announce  another charity show jumping class taking place on Sunday, August 13th at Thunderbird Show Park (tbird). Supported by national equestrian federation, Equestrian Canada, the $7,500 Equestrian Canada Open Jumper Classic, features 1m, 1.10m and 1.15m jump heights and is open to juniors, amateurs and professionals.  tbird is generously donating all entry fees to benefit #WeRideTogether, while giving competing riders a crack at the $7,500 purse. Competitors are also invited to donate their class winnings as a show of support, and equestrian apparel and gear brand, Equestrian Stockholm, has provided a saddle pad, bonnet and polo wraps for the class winner and their beautiful Jump saddle pads for the 2nd and 3rd place competitors.

“Athlete safety is a top priority for Equestrian Canada, and we are committed to fostering healthy equestrian environments for all competitors,” said Meg Krueger, Chief Executive Officer, Equestrian Canada. “Being part of such an important class at one of Canada’s top show jumping venues is very special. We applaud the educational and awareness work #WeRideTogether is doing around misconduct in sport and are proud to support this important initiative.” 

 “Thunderbird’s history is rooted in family and the love of horses,” shared Chris Pack, President and Operations Director, Thunderbird Show Park. “It’s essential that we maintain a fun, safe, and inclusive horse show environment, and we are excited to host this charity class to benefit #WeRideTogether.”  

#WeRideTogether  is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to make sports environments safer for all athletes. #WeRideTogether believes that every individual has the right to learn, play, and compete without fear of abuse. #WeRideTogether is committed to creating the radical change needed to fulfill that mission by providing education, addressing prevention and awareness, creating a safe place for survivors to find resources and share their voices, and eliminating the stigma around these necessary conversations.

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