PRESS RELEASE | October 27, 2014
PRO and EN Join Forces For PRO TV
Galway Downs International CCI3* Next Up
Vero Beach, FL: The Professional Riders Organization is pleased to announce that Eventing Nation has come on board as a joint partner on PRO TV with a planned broadcast at Galway Downs International CCI3*, November 2, 2014.
Spencer Sturmey and Samantha Clark will continue to lead the commentary team and new feature segments with EN's Jenni Autry will be introduced. Live twitter feeds will also become part of the broadcast so that eventing fans can show the world how strong their social media presence is. Dana Vorhees of Van Productions has been hired as Executive Producer for Galway Downs International and is responsible for coordinating all production aspects.
"This is a solid partnership for PRO TV," said Buck Davidson, Vice-President of the Professional Rider's Organization. "Each of the partners brings their strengths to the table and we believe that we complement each other very well."
"Live broadcasts are extremely important to increase visibility and attract supporters for the sport, so we're excited to be partnering with PRO to further this initiative," Jenni Autry, Eventing Nation's Managing Editor, said.
The PRO TV broadcast at Galway Downs has been made possible through the additional support of private individuals as well as Merial and Equine Insurance.
The PRO TV broadcast from Galway Downs will feature the CCI3* division, which is part of the PRO Tour Series. The broadcast will begin at 2PM PDT/5PM EDT on Sunday, November 2nd.
PRO TV is broadcast on the PRO TV Livestream channel, http://new.livestream.com/PROTV. A Livestream App for TV, iPhone, iPad and Android can also be downloaded from the iTunes Store and Google Play. Follow the events on the PRO TV channel to receive automatic updates on any schedule changes.
The Professional Riders Organization plans a full broadcast schedule of the 2015 PRO Tour Series. Sponsored segments and in-stream video advertising is available. Interested parties should contact the Professional Riders Organization or Eventing Nation.