Charlotte Bredahl Medal-winning Olympian to Receive The Humane Society's Horse Hero Award for 2016

Newsdate: Thu 06 October 2016 – 10:45 am
Location: SOLVANG, California

The Humane Society of the United States will honor one of America’s great equestrians and medal-winning Olympian Charlotte Bredahl at a fundraiser for equine protection. “Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Santa Ynez Valley” will take place Saturday Oct. 9 at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California.

Safeguarding the welfare of horses

Safeguarding the welfare of horses

Bredahl will receive The Humane Society of the United States’ Horse Hero Award for her work using horses as teachers and encouraging young equestrians to achieve their greatest potential as well as treating horses with the utmost care and respect.

Bredahl will receive The Humane Society of the United States’ Horse Hero Award for 2016 for her work using horses as teachers and encouraging young equestrians to achieve their greatest potential as well as treating their horses with the utmost care and respect.

The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner, presentation and live auction with entertainment provided by CMA Award winning singer/songwriter Lacy J. Dalton. Olivia Newton John is the Honorary Chair of this event and the chair is Alanna Tarkington, an HSUS National Council member.

The HSUS equine protection program works to safeguard the welfare of horses by combating cruelty, horse slaughter, inhumane training methods and irresponsible breeding. The program helps to pass federal, state and local legislation to protect horses and supports a broad range of initiatives to encourage the compassionate treatment of horses and provide resources to the horse rescue community.

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The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization, rated most effective by our peers. For 60 years, we have celebrated the protection of all animals and confronted all forms of cruelty.

We are the nation’s largest provider of hands-on services for animals, caring for more than 100,000 animals each year, and we prevent cruelty to millions more through our advocacy campaigns. Read more about our 60 years of transformational change for animals and people, and visit us online at humanesociety.org.

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