About History, the fourth episode of Brooke USA On The Road, kicks off with Brooke USA Ambassadors Margaret Duprey and Rebecca "Becca" Hart as they share stories about working together for many years toward competition, including Olympic Games and World Equestrian Games, as well as speaking out on behalf of the mission of Brooke USA to increase awareness for the plight of working equines. Margaret Duprey, the owner of Cherry Knoll Farm, is the founding Ambassador for Brooke USA and has supported the organization in a variety of fundraising events and initiatives. Becca is a three-time Paralympian and Six-Time USEF Para-Equestrian National Champion. Margaret and Becca have had a fruitful partnership since Hart’s road to the 2008 Hong Kong Paralympic Games. From multiple national championship titles to the World Equestrian Games in Normandy and Paralympic Games in Hong Kong, London and Rio de Janeiro, Cherry Knoll Farm has supported Hart through many achievements.
This episode also includes a look at Brooke USA partner, the National Horse Show, with a conversation between host Julianne Neal and NHS President Jennifer Burger. The show begins on October 23rd and continues through November 1st. Brooke USA is the Official Charity for the 2020 edition of the show.
About History concludes with information from Jo Ellen Hayden, Brooke USA Volunteer, about a an equine history project. Jo Ellen is a researcher who worked on behalf of Brooke USA for the Horse Hero campaign two years ago. Brooke USA is a partner of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission. To learn more, visit https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/brookeusa-home-page.html
The mission of Brooke USA is to significantly improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas and the Caribbean by raising funds and responsibly directing them to the areas of greatest need. For more information visit www.BrookeUSA.org.
For more about Margaret Duprey and Cherry Knoll Farm, visit https://cherryknollfarminc.com.
For more about Rebecca Hart, visit http://rebeccahartequestrian.com.
To follow the National Horse Show, visit https://www.nhs.org.
To learn more about podcast host Julianne and her partner Bruce Anderson, visit www.naturesview.us or tune in to "Whinny Tales: Horse Stories, Pony Legends and Unicorn Yarns," the official podcast of Nature's View and The Marley Project, their equine and arts-based 501 (c)(3). A documentary about their work and films in the Natural Humanship Training Series, are available on The EQUUS Channel at https://filmfestivalflix.com/festival/equus/film/the-edge/. Julianne is the organizer of the EQUUS Film and Arts Fest Camden Tour Stop for the fest, so visit www.equusfilmfestivalcamden.com for information about the upcoming 2021 event.