March 19, 2010 – Pink was the color of the Night.Â Opening weekend at the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show was very special.Â Â Great applause could be heardÂ throughout the arena as theÂ 2010Â breast cancer survivors Beverly Cantrell,Â Laura McCleary, Marg Curtis, DorothyÂ Ashby, San Nuckols, Sharon Pallatt,Â Harriet Glassman, Sally Orenstein, Ida Ginsburg, Joan CantrellÂ rode through the arena and announced, or shall we say were “tickled pink,” that they rasied overÂ $10,000.00Â for “Ride for the Cure in 2010”.
All of theÂ proceedsÂ will be divided equally between the UPHA Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Nellie B. Connally Breast Cancer Center at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. These two phenomenal programs lead the world in the development of innovative treatments, education about the disease and the continuous search for a cure.Â
The winners of the Ladies’ Five-Gaited Class taking first place was Joan Cantrell and horseÂ BlueBonnet’s Challenger and taking second place was May Chadick and horse Oscar DeLa Hoya.Â Â Â
For more information, please contact the Pin Oak Charity Horse show office at 713.621.6290.