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Equestrian Retailer Dover Saddlery Presents the
2017 College Prep Invitational Horse Show Series
 
Miami, Florida - December 30, 2016 - The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) today announced that leading equestrian retailer Dover Saddlery has signed on as Presenting Sponsor of the2017 CPI horse show series. Dover has been a sponsor of the CPI events for many years, but this year the company has increased its involvement in the events, partnering to add value for the student rider at both the CPI Florida and Texas events.  
 
"Dover Saddlery is thrilled to support and sponsor the College Prep Invitational Horse Show Series. The success of CPI is empowering young people to dream and explore a comprehensive college experience that includes the equestrian industry. Dover Saddlery believes a life with horses matches our core values of integrity, quality, innovation, beauty, value, authenticity and questioning the status quo," said Prudence Glover, Dover Saddlery Sponsorship Manager.
 
The CPI Florida event takes place January 13-15, 2017 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, Florida while the CPI Texas events are scheduled for March 10-12, 2017 at the beautiful Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas. As part of the partnership, Dover Saddlery will host a welcome event for CPI riders an their families at the Wellington store, provide special prizes for High Point Riders and support the CPI Scholarship and Educational Fund. In addition, Dover will offer social media followers an inside look at the CPI and those who support the program, including Olympic Gold Medalist and long time Dover Saddlery sponsored rider, Peter Wylde.
 
"We are so grateful to welcome Dover Saddlery as our Presenting Sponsor in 2017," said CPI president Lindsay Martin. "Dover has always been a generous supporter of the CPI and this year we are excited to do even more together to make the CPI horse show events even more special for all involved."
 
About Dover Saddlery, Inc.
Dover Saddlery, Inc. is a leading multichannel retailer of equestrian products in the United States. Founded in 1975 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, by United States Equestrian team members, Dover Saddlery has grown to become The Source® for equestrian products. Dover offers a broad and distinctive selection of competitively priced, brand name products for horse and rider through catalogs, the Internet and company-owned retail stores. Dover Saddlery, Inc. serves the English rider and through Smith Brothers, the Western rider. The Source®, Dover Saddlery® and Smith Brothers® are registered marks of Dover Saddlery.
 
About the College Preparatory Invitational
The CPI is a three-day event designed to educate student riders about the different formats of college equestrian competitions and provide riders with resources to help them create their desired college equestrian experience. Riders in grades 8 through 12 have a chance to win scholarships in hunt seat equitation competition and participate in educational presentations throughout the event. In an effort to encourage academic excellence and embed social integrity as a lifelong commitment to the equestrian sport, the CPI Scholarship and Educational Fund also awards riders the opportunity to win scholarships for academics and community service. Please visit www.collegeprepinvitational.com to learn more about the CPI,
 
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