Pony Up Horse Treats Sweetens the Deal for The Ridge Farm

PONY UP HORSE TREATS SWEETENS THE DEAL FOR THE RIDGE FARM Asbury, New Jersey (October 22, 2016) – Life and competition around Olympian Nona Garson’s

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Pony Up Horse Treats Sweetens the Deal for The Ridge Farm

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Olympian Nona Garson and one of the winners of the 2015 Asbury Classic (Photo courtesy of Paws and Rewind Photography)

Asbury, New Jersey (October 22, 2016) – Life and competition around Olympian Nona Garson’s The Ridge Farm just got a bit more delicious as Pony Up Horse Treats has stepped up to join their team of sponsors, beginning with the Asbury Classic II, held October 20 at The Ridge at Riverview in Asbury, New Jersey. As competitors and clients at The Ridge strive for excellence in the equitation, hunter, and jumper arenas, their horses’ hard work will be rewarded by the sweet taste of Pony Up. Making life a little sweeter for horses and riders is a major focus of Pony Up’s, and with their caramel taste, crunchy texture, and organic nutrients, the all-natural equine delicacies have become a favorite of equines and equestrians.

The Ridge, which is based out of New Jersey in the summer and Wellington in the winter, hosts a unique and diverse show circuit owned and organized by some of the industry’s top names, including USA Olympic rider Nona Garson. With a resume that includes the 1998 World Championships and 2000 Olympic games, wins at the Nations Cup Finals at Spruce Meadows, and multiple leading lady rider titles at Aachen, Royan, Gijon, and Helsinki, Garson founded The Ridge as an elite hunter, jumper, and equitation paradise for riders of all levels. Her hands on experience at the top international levels and effective teaching style make her a sought after clinician and coach. Along with a team of industry experts, she launched The Ridge’s show circuits, which include the Spring Series, Summer Spectacular, Asbury Classics, and Palm Beach Series, as well as a number of schooling shows. In their design, the shows were meant to provide a haven to nurture young horses and developing riders on an elite circuit with world-class amenities paired with a laid back, relaxed atmosphere.

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Festive fall colors at The Ridge at Riverview. (Photo courtesy of Paws and Rewind Photography)

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Conor Swail on course at The Ridge at Wellington. (Photo courtesy of Equinium Sports Marketing)

“All of The Ridge’s shows are created with the horse in mind, from our open in-gate policy to the challenging but practicable course designs,” said Garson. “Especially in the debut of our 2017 Palm Beach Series, we want to make showing less of a strain on horses and humans alike. With the addition of Pony Up to our sponsor roster, we are excited to add a treat horses love to reward everything they offer to us as riders.”

This philosophy of putting the horses first, which has defined Garson’s training and show manager history, is a perfect compliment to Pony Up’s passion for the equine and their quest to perfect the horse treat. The brand, which was born from over a decade of love for the horse and horse sport, combines the sweet, satisfying texture and multiple health benefits of a traditional Colombian horse treat that has been a favorite for generations. The sweet, crunchy treats are a natural source of vitamins and minerals, and act as a natural energy source as well as a perfect reward. Each piece is handcrafted on an eco-friendly and self-sustaining farm in the mountains of Villeta.

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One of Pony Up’s partner farms in Colombia. (Photo courtesy of Pony Up Horse Treats)

“Our product is derived from the belief that the effort, nobility, and commitment found in the equine should be recognized and rewarded,” stated Manuel Restrepo of Pony Up Horse Treats. “Nowhere are these equine qualities more pronounced than in the competition arena, and we are thrilled to be able to bring the passion of Pony Up to The Ridge Farm and their competitors.”

Pony Up Horse Treats can be purchased in 1lb, 3lb, 5lb, and 26lb packages, and can be found both online and at numerous premium equine retailers. For a full list of retailers, to purchase directly from Pony Up, or for more information on their products and equestrian sport, visit their website, follow them on Facebook and Instagram (@ponyuptreats), or contact them directly via phone or email: info@ponyuptreats.com, 917 789 4075

Full prize lists, schedules, and entry forms, for The Asbury Classics and all events can be found on The Ridge’s website, www.TheRidgeFarm.com, and be sure to Like them on Facebook for up-to-the minute information! Contact The Ridge directly at 908 500 0996 or via email at info@theridgefarm.com for all inquiries and exciting new opportunities for sponsors and vendors.

Media Contact:

Holly Johnson

Equinium Sports Marketing, LLC

holly@equinium.com

954 205 7992

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