Dover Saddlery Joins the Prestigious List of USHJA International Hunter Derby Sponsors

June 30, 2008

LEXINGTON, KY - (June 30, 2008) - Dover Saddlery has signed on as a Major Sponsor of the International Hunter Derby. Dover joins our program Title Sponsor, ASG Software Solutions, Presenting sponsor, Dietrich Insurance, Featuring sponsor, Walsh Harness & Saddlery, and Major Sponsor Charles Owen & Co. "The USHJA is pleased to have found a program that provides a perfect fit for Dover Saddlery to become a sponsor," stated William Moroney, USHJA President.

Dover Saddlery, Inc., is the largest direct marketer of equestrian products in the United States . Founded in 1975 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, by United States Equestrian Team members, Dover Saddlery has grown to become The SourceĀ® for equestrian products. Dover Saddlery is proud to be a sponsor of the 2008/2009 USHJA International Hunter Derby Series.

"We are delighted to sponsor this exciting series," said Janet Nittmann, Director of Corporate Communications at Dover Saddlery. "Our new Hunter Derby bridle, like the new USHJA International Hunter Derby, combines the best of traditional and modern elements and is an ideal award for this class."

Dover Saddlery will present the winner of each USHJA International Hunter Derby class with the limited edition Dover Hunter Derby Bridle. Made with the finest quality English leather and inspired by the classic show hunter bridles of the past, the Hunter Derby Bridle combines traditional craftsmanship with modern enhancements.

The USHJA International Hunter Derby Series was created to bring show hunters to the international level, to increase spectator, media and sponsorship interest and to bring tradition and basic riding principles back to the sport of showing hunters.

For more information please contact Whitney Allen, Director of Marketing and Communications at 859-225-6967 or at the email address below.

Contact: Whitney Allen

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