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G&C Farm Celebrates Successful Sponsorships During Winter Show Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wellington, FL – April 20, 2010 – G&C Farm would like to thank everyone for a successful winter season through their sponsorships at the 2010 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) and at the $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational, where they were a presenting sponsor.

At the FTI WEF, G&C Farm was a major sponsor. They were the week one title sponsor on January 13-17, where they also sponsored the $25,000 G&C Farm Speed Derby won by Olympic gold medalist Rodrigo Pessoa and Palouchin de Ligny.

They were also the driving force and title sponsor behind the $25,000 G&C Farm Young Riders Grand Prix classes that were held during the FTI WEF. They were won by David Arcand of Canada on Santos Utopia and Jessica Springsteen with Iscariote.

G&C Farm also stepped up to help one of America’s most prestigious show jumping competitions. They were the presenting sponsor of the $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational, held on April 10. The event, celebrating it’s 31st anniversary, was won by Jeffrey Welles on Armani.

“We were thrilled to be able to support these incredible show jumping events,” said Gustavo Mirabal, owner of G&C Farm. “We want to help support this sport in the United States and around the world, and we were amazed at the success of these classes and the exposure it has brought our farm, riders, and horses.”

An announcement was made during week eight of the FTI WEF that G&C Farm will be the title sponsor of week eight during the 2011 FTI WEF. This week will include the FEI Nations Cup class along with additional FEI qualifying classes for show jumpers.

“We are very excited to be here in Wellington and be part of WEF. The Nations Cup week is very important for us. We’re very happy to be part of the family, and we’re very happy with the show. We can do a lot of things together,” Mirabal said.

Further announcements will be made on sponsorships by G&C Farm in the upcoming year. Please visit www.farmgc.com for more information on G&C Farm, their riders, and their horses. You can also find out more by visiting the G&C Farm page on Facebook or follow G&C Farm on Twitter.

G&C Farm is owned by Gustavo and Carolina Mirabal of Venezuela. G&C Farm brings exceptional horses and top Venezuelan jumper riders to the highest levels of competition. Their state-of-the-art, full-service facility is located in Wellington, FL.

The vision of G&C Farm is to improve the instruction and training of their top jumper riders and horses in order to seek a place on the Venezuelan team for all high level tournaments and top competitions, including the World Equestrian Games and Olympic Games. G&C Farm sponsors top grand prix rider Pablo Barrios of Venezuela, as well as other up and coming riders. The technical advisor at G&C Farm is Olympic Games course designer Leopoldo Palacios.