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Tickets To Go On Sale For The MTRA Symphony of Horses

Tickets go on sale August 1 for the December 10 Symphony of Horses benefiting the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association. This year’s performance will be held at the
University of Florida’s O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla. This acclaimed duet of horse and music is a showcase of America’s most popular equine stars.

Headlining the 2006 Symphony of Horses will be Carson Kressley, well-known television personality and Saddlebred enthusiast. Performing to the fantastic sounds of the Central Florida Philharmonic Orchestra will be international champions Misdee Wrigley, Chester Weber and Eitan Beth-Halachmy. Special presentations are scheduled by polo player James Miller, carriage driving enthusiast Gloria Austin and the Morgan world’s champions Sasha Klein and Pat West.

The show will be highlighted by caprioles from Medieval Times, shoot-outs from the Wild West and an appearance from film star The Black Stallion of the Arabian Nights. Also performing will be the always-entertaining Pat Parelli. Announcing this stellar ensemble will be co-hosts Peter Fenton and David O’Connor. Assisting Symphony Chairman Earleen Kenyon with this year’s production are Lynn Peeples, Skip Shenker, Scott Schneider, Nina Spencer, David Freedman, Bob Moseder, Tony Lee, Diana Davidson and Cheri Barber.

Proceeds from the 2006 Symphony of Horses will enable MTRA to continue their nationally recognized standard of excellence in the therapeutic riding field. For ticket information contact Earleen Kenyon at (352) 624-4240 or

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