|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWellington, FL – November 27, 2012 – G&C Farm is celebrating a successful 2012 season of competition and sponsorship, and they look forward to continuing in 2013. G&C Farm is one of the top sponsors in show jumping in North America, and in 2012 that expanded overseas to the Gucci Paris Masters show. G&C Farm looks forward to increased sponsorship in 2013 as well as supporting their riders, Rodrigo Pessoa, Luis Fernando Larrazabal, and Mark Bluman, at the top shows. G&C Farm is owned by Gustavo and Carolina Mirabal of Venezuela and based in Wellington, FL.
G&C Farm is sponsoring the Leading Rider Award at the Gucci Paris Masters, held November 30 – December 2. They will present a check to the top two riders at the five-star competition; the leading rider will receive 25,000 Euros, while the second place rider wins 5,000 Euros.
Gustavo Mirabal expressed, “We are excited to sponsor the Leading Rider Award at the Gucci Paris Masters. It is a stunning example of what an indoor show jumping event can be, and we are honored to present a special award for the riders.”
Rodrigo Pessoa stated, “Since the beginning of their sponsor relationships, G&C Farm has really tried to invest money in the sport and make it worthwhile for the riders. Their sponsorship is testimony that they are really concerned about making it better for the riders. It started in Wellington and Calgary with adding ROLEX FEI ranking classes and continues here in this new venture. The riders really appreciate their support of the sport as well as the bonus for them.”
|In addition to the Gucci Paris Masters this week, G&C Farm is also sponsoring the $33,000 G&C Farm 1.45m class at the Holiday and Horses Show at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC).Looking Ahead to 2013 Sponsorship
G&C Farm continues their sponsorship at PBIEC in 2013 at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). They are the sponsor of the 1.45m Jumper division throughout the 12-week circuit, and many of those classes offer ROLEX FEI ranking points for riders and increased prize money.
They are the weekly sponsor during the CSIO week 8 of the FTI WEF, which includes the presenting sponsorship of the $75,000 FEI Nations Cup on Friday, March 1, and the title sponsorship of the $35,000 Puissance on Saturday, March 2.
“Our sponsorship at the FTI WEF is our most intensive,” said Mirabal. “We are proud to be a part of the best horse show in the United States.”