SUCCEED® and Wellington Classic Dressage Present USET Foundation Holiday Gala Fundraiser

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Wellington, FL – September 24, 2009 – SUCCEED® and Wellington Classic Dressage will be hosting an exciting Holiday Gala Fundraiser on December 11 & 12, 2009, to benefit the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation. The gala will feature some of the biggest names in the equestrian world from a unique combination of disciplines, all coming together for a good cause and some holiday fun. In addition to raising money for the USET Foundation and supporting the future of the equestrian sport, the Holiday Gala will also help families in need during the holiday season by collecting donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve charity Toys for Tots. 

Held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL, the USET Holiday Gala Fundraiser will be an equestrian event like none other.  The gala will feature a combination of clinics, fun demonstrations, team competitions, and many holiday surprises from some of the top horses and riders in the country. The list of equestrian stars already signed up to participate includes Steffen Peters, Gina Miles, Courtney King Dye, David & Karen O'Connor, Chester Weber, Monty Roberts, Kate Levy, Pierre St. Jacques, Samantha St. Jacques, Hawley Bennett, Tami Hoag, Kim Gentry, Cathy Wieschhoff, Jeanne Lambrecht, and Lynn Palm.  Several other top names are expected to take part and will soon finalize their plans.

Along with the exciting equestrian performances, the Holiday Gala will feature a catered VIP dinner and bar along with a fundraising auction featuring many one-of-a-kind high dollar items.  The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center will also host a special shopping village, featuring Wellington's favorite vendors, which is perfect for any last minute holiday shopping.

Tickets for the USET Holiday Gala Fundraiser are on sale now. Ticket pricing will be $175 for VIP seating per night (if VIP seating is purchased for both nights the price will be $275 for the ticket) and $30 for preferred seating (per night). There will be no discount for purchasing preferred seating for two nights.

More information and new announcements will follow on this exciting Wellington event. For further information and to purchase tickets, please contact Inquiries to this email address should include "USET Fundraiser" in the subject line. Please note that participants and events are subject to change. 

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The United States Equestrian Team Foundation ( is the non-profit organization that supports the competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America's elite and developing international, high-performance horses and athletes in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation.

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