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Charles Owen Kicked Off 2014 as Official Helmet of the Winter Equestrian Festival
For several years Charles Owen has had the honor of being the "Official Helmet of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF)" in Wellington, Florida and the company is delighted to be returning in 2014 in this same capacity.
Charles Owen is probably best known at WEF for the Charles Owen International Rider Lounge - a large, comfortable area for riders to relax between classes, grab a complimentary snack or Nespresso coffee, or pick up some treats for your horse. Located just outside the ingate to the International Arena and next to the main schooling area, Charles Owen is happy to provide this haven for riders again this year.
Charles Owen also takes care of the amateurs by sponsoring the Charles Owen Low Amateur/Owner Jumper Division and each Sunday a Charles Owen helmet is presented to the Champion of the division.
This winter be sure to also keep your eye out for the "Charles Owen Helmet Fitting Golf Cart". The golf cart enable Charles Owen representatives to travel the show grounds and offer measurements and fittings on location. Representatives will often be available on site in the Riders Lounge as well to answer any questions about helmet fit, style and safety.
"The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival has been the cornerstone of Charles Owen's sponsorship calendar for many years," said Charles Owen Managing Director, Roy Burek. "I welcome all riders to visit the Charles Owen International Riders Lounge and wish everyone the best of luck in this prestigious competition."
About The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival
The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is the world's largest and longest running equestrian competition. The 12-week event, which runs from January 9 through March 31, awards over $6 million dollars in prize money and hosts 5,000 horses and 2,800 riders from 50 states and 31 countries. During WEF, spectators can enjoy Saturday Night Lights every Saturday evening beginning at 6 pm. The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival is run by Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC and Wellington Equestrian Partners and held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
About Charles Owen & Co.
Known throughout the world as the leader in equestrian helmet design, Charles Owen & Co. represents more than 100 years of innovation and style for a safer world. Each Charles Owen helmet is handcrafted using the highest quality materials. With the largest range of helmet styles and shapes, independently certified to up to four international equestrian safety standards, Charles Owen offers a wider range of protection in a potential accident. For further information, please visit: www.charlesowen.com.