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Halcyon Farm Announces Equestrians Ride for a Cure

February 29, 2012 By: Erin Category: What's Happenin'

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Dillsburg, PA] Halcyon Farm, LTD presents Equestrians Ride for a cure to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, to be held on April 7, 2012 at Halcyon Farm in Dillsburg, PA. The Halcyon Farm Horse Show will offer a $2500 USHJA National Hunter Derby sponsored by WALK THE LINE, LLC and Best Child Rider on a Horse, Pony and Best Amateur Rider sponsored by The Chronicle of the Horse. Awards for the featured classes are donated by Dover Saddlery. 

All proceeds from the $200 USHJA National Hunter Derby and Best Rider awards will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In addition, organize your barn or a team to make a donation to LLS at the horse show and Halcyon will give each rider from that barn showing at the Halcyon Spring Horse Show a voucher good for $50 worth of entry fees at a 2012 Halcyon Farm or 2012 PECHA Horse Show. The winners of the National Hunter Derby and Best Awards receive a cooler, trophy ribbons, Chronicle Subscription and more.

“The generosity in donations from Halcyon Farm, LTD, Walk the Line, LLS, The Chronicle of the Horse, Dover Saddlery, Robin Hawley & Associates, H&H Service Company and Dillsburg Dental Care for your generous support of this event and numerous other sponsors is overwhelming and I cannot Thank you enough. The best part of your donation is the impact this will have on blood cancer patients, their families and the life-saving research to support to the end of cancer,” said Lauren Kohr, Committee Member for the Tania Srouji MWOY campaign

 about Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Man/Women and Boy/Girl of the Year

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign is a fundraising competition in communities across the U.S. in which participants vie for the title of Man or Woman of the Year. They raise funds for blood cancer research in honor of local children who are blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year. The titles are awarded to the men and women in each community who raise the most funds during the eight-week campaign. Halcyon Farm and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society support Tania Srouji in her campaign for Man/Women of the Year. www.tania2012.com

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has named Ashley Fazekas and Dustin Beaver the 2012 Girl/Boy of the Year.

Ashley Fazekas has been named the Girl of the Year and is a very bright and vivacious seven year old who willingly shares her cancer experience in order to help others. She was diagnosed at the age of one and a half with A.L.L (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)

Dustin Beaver Has been named Boy of the Year and is an energetic 12 year old from Mechanicsburg who was diagnosed with A.L.L. two days before Christmas, 2010. Dustin has been thankfully in remissions since January, but has to undergo excruciating maintenance treatment for the next few months

Walk the Line, LLC sponsors the $2500 USHJA National Hunter Derby and The Chronicle of the Horse sponsored the Best Child Riders on a Horse, Pony and Best Amateur riders. All proceeds from the featured classes benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A special thank you to Robin Hawley & Associates, H&H Service and Dillsburg Dental for their additional donation.

Visit Halcyon Farm for more information.