Attend the Ride for Life!
Marlboro, MD- Make plans to attend the 2010 DANCING HORSE CHALLENGE! On Saturday
June 26th at the Prince Georges Equestrian Center located at 14900
Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and the
fun will begin! Tickets for the 6 P.M. performance
are available at www.pvdarideforlife.org or at the event.
The proceeds will benefit the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center. Gala Saturday night dinner tickets are
available only at www.pvdarideforlife.org and those must be
purchased by June 19th. Food,
beverages and shopping will be available inside the concourse.
Talented Dancing Horse Challenge performers and
riders, in addition to live music from the Unruly Blues, include:
Barteau Family/KYB Dressage - are
famous for their renowned entertaining performances and top quality
riding. They have been featured as
the Finale for the Mane Event at USA's Equitana in Louisville KY, and have performed
at Madison Square Gardens, The TODAY Show, Equine Affair's Pfizer Fantasia and
many other locations with acts inspired by such productions as the "Lion
King" and "Arabian Nights".
of the Wind - and Mr. Vitor J. Silva are famous for exhilarating airs above the ground and quadrilles.
They have been featured at the
Boston Portuguese Festival, Bear Spot Freestyle 2009..Serious Fun, and many
other venues. The Sons of the
Wind School for the Equestrian Arts, based in Merrimac, Massachusetts, was
founded by Portuguese trainer Mr. Silva. Dedicated to classical training, the center
provides Lusitano school masters, developed by Mr. Silva, to amateur
enthusiasts, instructors and competitive riders from around the world.
Barisone - a regular participant at the top levels of national and
international dressage, will be sporting his freestyle form at the 2010 Dancing
Horse Challenge. He has been in the
elite dressage spotlight since his USDF Junior/Young Rider days, has been on United States international teams
since 1991and is a USDF
Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist,. Along
with his wife Vera Kessels-Barisone, he runs a successful dressage training
business based in New Jersey and Florida.
Jaccoma - a regular participant at the top levels of national and
international dressage, teaches and
trains throughout the East coast with many successful students. She and her top
Grand Prix horse Wadamur have had an excellent 2010 season and hope to be
invited to Gladstone this summer for the selection trials related to the 2010 Alltech
FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky.