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UNH Therapeutic Riding Program Hosts Benefit Luncheon Sept. 17
August 8, 2011
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DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire Therapeutic Riding Program will host a benefit luncheon ringside at the Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic, a premier equestrian sporting event, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at Silver Oak Equestrian Center in Hampton Falls. Proceeds from the luncheon, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., support the Therapeutic Riding Program.

Event: UNH Therapeutic Riding Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic Charity Luncheon
Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2011    11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Place: Silver Oak Equestrian Center, 340 Exeter Road, Hampton Falls

Tickets: $65 per person (table for 10 $600) Ticket includes admission, parking, and buffet lunch with a wine bar, served ringside under a private tent. There will be a fancy hat contest, a 50/50 raffle and other fun raffle prizes. To purchase tickets, go to www.trp.unh.edu.

General information: www.jumperclassic.com   

The UNH Therapeutic Riding Program, accredited by PATH International (formerly known as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, or NARHA), has been run for the past 21 years at the UNH Equestrian Center. The program adapts equine activities to allow for participation of riders over the age of 5 with cognitive, physical and emotional challenges. A part of the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture under the biology department, the UNH Therapeutic Riding Program is largely supported through donations and client fees. For more information, go to www.trp.unh.edu.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.

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Media Contact: Cindy Burke | 603-862-01316 | UNH Therapeutic Riding Program