CORRECTION: MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Returns as Premier Sponsor of Upperville Colt & Horse Show

Upperville, Va. – May 20, 2021 – As the oldest running horse show in North America, the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) is proud to offer another year of exciting international competition. The UCHS is thrilled to welcome back MARS EQUESTRIAN™, along with their portfolio of brands, as the event’s 2021 Premier Sponsor. MARS EQUESTRIAN™ will be the presenting sponsor of the Live Feed and will be bringing ETHEL M™ CHOCOLATES as Co-Presenting sponsor of the 2021 Upperville Classic Grand Prix CSI4*. The weekly Welcome Wagon for exhibitors and horse show participants will also be proudly sponsored by MARS EQUESTRIAN and their family of brands for horses, pets and people.

“We are pleased to support the Upperville Colt & Horse Show and welcome back the equestrian community and fans alike,” said Dr. Bridgett McIntosh, Director at MARS EQUESTRIAN, “being a part of this iconic horse show is especially meaningful in sharing our commitment to the sport.”
MARS EQUESTRIAN was launched in 2018 to extend Mars, Incorporated’s long-time support of equestrian sports and to honor an equestrian legacy through purposeful partnerships.

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The Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) is a FEI-ranked CSI4* event that attracts hundreds of world-class equestrians who compete in disciplines ranging from show jumping, hunters and equitation to local ponies, in-hand breeding, sidesaddle and racing Jack Russell Terriers. In addition to its CSI4* designation, the competition also boasts a Premier/AA and Jumper Rating Six classification with US Equestrian (USEF), the Virginia Horse Shows Association (VHSA) and the Maryland Horse Shows Association (MHSA) and is a World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) recognized show.

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