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Charles Owen is Proud To Sponsor the 2014 Live Oak International

Monday 17th March 2014

Charles Owen is once again headed to the legendary Live Oak Plantation in Ocala, Florida to sponsor the Live Oak International on March 19-23. Live Oak is home of one of the most prestigious Combined Driving Competitions in the United States as well as a $50,000 CSI2* W Grand Prix.

At the 2014 Live Oak International, Charles Owen will be both the Official Helmet and Title Sponsor of the Charles Owen Competitor’s Club, a gathering place for riders, drivers, and spectators. Erected next to the John Deere Arena in-gate, the Charles Owen Club will have food and beverages available with live music added in the arenas. 

The Charles Owen Competitor’s Club will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and all day Thursday through Sunday. In addition to all of the great hospitality the Club will feature a display area of all of the latest Charles Owen helmets so be sure and stop by to have a first look at some great new styles.

“Charles Owen is delighted to be partnering with Live Oak for 2014,” said Managing Director, Roy Burek. “The company has a longtime relationship with Chester Weber and is thrilled to be able to support his event. Live Oak offers top notch competition in both Combined Driving and Show Jumping and is definitely not to be missed.”

About Live Oak International

For more than 20 years The Live Oak International has been the industry standard for Combined Driving competition welcoming leading drivers, trainers, coaches and owners from all over Europe and North America. They compete at Live Oak Plantation in Ocala for National Championships and, regularly, placement on the U.S. Combined Driving Team.

In 2012 the Live Oak International added Show Jumping to its world class Driving Tournament and it was an instant success. Thirty-five riders from 16 countries competed under the live oak trees. For the first time a world-class Jumping event and a world-class Driving event were together at a world-class horse farm on the same weekend.

For the past 40 years Live Oak Plantation has been a leading thoroughbred racing operation providing breeding, foaling, training and racing. Its distinctive silks of white with red dots and black sleeves continue to enjoy remarkable success nationwide from The Breeders’ Cup to Eclipse Awards and many grade one wins. For one week in March we bring together international equestrian athletes, corporate sponsors, patrons, volunteers, officials and friends to enjoy the magnificent Live Oak Plantation.