The Wellington-based Equestrian Aid Foundation and Shapley’s Superior Equine Grooming Products have teamed up to support the nonprofit’s mission to help horse people facing catastrophic injury and illness.
Shapley’s will donate 10 percent of all local product retail sales during the winter season circuit competitions at the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit, the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit and the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.
“Partnering with the Equestrian Aid Foundation is the perfect fit for Shapley’s because our core values are aligned with the great work they do,” said Sally Stith-Burdette, Shapley’s director of marketing. “We look forward to supporting their cause to help horse people in need.”
Shapley’s Superior Equine Grooming Products offers an extensive line of products, including the Original M-T-G, an effective, time-tested and veterinarian-recommended solution for a variety of bacterial and fungal skin problems.
Shapley’s riders include six-time world champion hunter rider Scott Stewart, four-time world champion hunter rider John French, top hunter rider Shelley Campf, Team Ireland show jumper Shane Sweetnam, three-time Olympian dressage rider Guenter Seidel, five-time Olympian eventer Phillip Dutton, WEG gold medalist reiner Tim McQuay and more.
The EAF is a nonprofit organization that assists people from the horse world who are coping with life-changing injury or illness and financial crisis. Since its inception 21 years ago, the foundation has granted more than $2.7 million in direct financial aid to equestrians facing adversity. For more info., visit www.equestrianaidfoundation.org.