“Victory Riding Academy, a Horses4Heroes host facility, and the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation is very excited to give something back to all those that are serving or have served this great country with Operation Free Ride Rodeo. This is an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the sacrifices that have been made to allow us the freedom to live our lives and do our daily activities”, says Tony Barnes, owner of Victory Riding Academy, a Horses4Heroes provider. The day will also include Omaha Mounted Patrol demonstrations, food, games and other family activities for all to enjoy.
Interested individuals are asked to register by contacting Tony Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 13, 2013. All participants wanting a horse back ride will need to sign a waiver of liability on site and minors must have parent or guardian consent. Pre-registrants will be given a $5 discount for tickets to the Justin Boots Championships Rodeo at Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo and Stock Show.
Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo & Stock Show is an annual celebration of the region’s heritage that benefits and educates families and youth. For more information, visit www.rivercityrodeo.com or Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo and Stock Show page on Facebook and River City Rodeo on Twitter. ARCR is managed by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation which was established in 1895 with a mission of leveraging collective business leadership to build a more prosperous Heartland.
Horses4Heroes is the nation's premier non-profit equestrian support group for the military, veterans, First Responders and their families. Through its growing national network, the organization provides affordable (sometimes free) recreational, instructional and health & wellness equestrian programs for all ages, all riding levels and in all disciplines.