April 14, 2009 -- The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) has announced that Source Interlink Media'sEquine Network is now a Premier-level Equestrian Partner.
The Equine Network and the Equestrian Land Conservation Resource have a long history of collaboration. According to Deb Balliet, ELCR's CEO, "The Equine Network is a leader in the horse industry. The leadership at the Equine Network understand the issues facing horse owners and enthusiasts and are in the forefront of informing members of the equine community about the problems that confront us and the available solutions. We are grateful for their understanding of the land loss issue and for their generous support of the Equestrian Land Conservation and our mission."
Equine Network produces exceptional horse-related media. Publications include EQUUS, Practical Horseman, Dressage Today, Horse & Rider, Arabian Horse World, Discover Horses at the Kentucky Horse Park , and USHJA's In Stride as well as the web sites Equine.com, EquiSearch.com and EquiShopper.com.
"Through our publications and web sites, the Equine Network has a unique opportunity to inform and educate horse enthusiasts about the importance of land conservation for equestrian use. Becoming an Equestrian Partner recognizes our commitment and further supports the efforts of ELCR," said Susan Harding, Vice President and Group Publishing Director of the Equine Network.
The Equestrian Partners program is a growing coalition of organizations from across the country that are committed to helping ELCR fulfill its mission of conserving land and access for all equines. For more information on ELCR, visit www.elcr.org.