The Royal Announces Expanded Commitments from Top Horse Show Sponsors

Toronto, ON – The CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show is pleased to announce GroupBy Inc. as the title sponsor of the prestigious Big Ben Challenge on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  The Royal is also proud to confirm a new three-year agreement with Greenhawk Inc. which includes the 2014 Greenhawk Canadian Show Jumping Championship, on November 7 & 8.

“Greenhawk has enjoyed a long-standing partnership with The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair for almost 30 years, and has been a major sponsor of the Greenhawk Canadian Show Jumping Championship for the past 8 years. We are happy to announce that we have reached a new long term sponsorship agreement with The Royal,” says Garry S. Millage, President of Greenhawk Inc.

“The Royal Horse Show will continue to lead the way in offering high-calibre competitions,  great entertainment and unpaneled opportunities for our corporate partners,” says Sandra Banks, Chief Executive Officer of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.   The Royal Horse Show is ranked as the #1 Indoor Horse Show in North America, by the North American Riders Group.

The GroupBy Big Ben Challenge is one of the most anticipated events on the international show jumping circuit in Canada – for riders and audiences alike.

“We’re delighted to announce our partnership with The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and being named the sponsor of The GroupBy Big Ben Challenge, one of the most prestigious show jumping events in the world. Our partnership with The Royal brings an extraordinary opportunity for us to market our brand globally,” said Leonard Meloff, Managing Partner of the Americas at GroupBy Inc.

The Royal is committed to developing young riders in Canada and is pleased to continue this support through the 2014 Running Fox Royal Invitational Medal.  This event at The Royal provides an important opportunity for young equitation riders to showcase their skills in a world class competition environment.

About The Royal
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the world’s largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show.  This year, The 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair runs November 7-16, 2014 in the Direct Energy Centre and Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Visit for more information. The Royal is Canada’s leader in showcasing agricultural, food and equine excellence.

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