Oct. 24, 2018
TN Equine Grand Prix
Brownland Farm and Tennessee Equine Hospital joined forces to bring nationally recognized horses and riders to Franklin, TN on Saturday April 26, 2014 for the fifth annual Tennessee Equine Grand Prix. The Grand Prix will be the highlight of the Brownland Farm Spring II USEF AA rated and USEF Jumper Level 4 horse show.
In years past, this event has raised money for the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, but this year money raised will go to help fund the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center, slated to open early next year.
“Although we have been thrilled to raise money for the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce with our past events, being able to direct the 2014 fundraising efforts to this amazing pediatric hospital, coming to our community next year, is an opportunity for every parent who has had a personal experience there to say thank you,” said Monty McInturff, DVM, owner of Tennessee Equine Hospital.
Don Webb, CEO of Williamson Medical Center, said he couldn’t think of a better way to kick start the fundraising efforts for the new children’s hospital than with a hometown event. “We are excited to be working with the Tennessee Equine Hospital on this Grand Prix event and look forward to being able to get the word out to our community about this wonderful new facility coming to the WMC campus,” Webb said. “We are also grateful to be named the beneficiary and will put the money to good use caring for the children of this and surrounding communities.”
The event is held annually at Brownland Farm in Franklin, TN. For more information, visit the event web site at www.tnequinegrandprix.com. (Photos courtesy of Michael Gomez)
Brownland Farm, located on 190 acres on scenic Hillsboro Road in Franklin, hosts many of the mid-south’s top horse shows and is one of the country’s largest privately owned horse show facilities. In addition to hosting 10 AA-rated Premiere Horse Shows each year, Brownland offers hunter/jumper riding lessons, boarding and training.
Tennessee Equine Hospital is a medical and surgical referral facility for horses. The 25-stall hospital includes a fully equipped surgical suite with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools such as MRI, bone scan, ultrasound and digital radiography. The facility is designed to provide the most effective patient care for your horse. With an in-house pharmacy and laboratory, the staff at Tennessee Equine Hospital has immediate access to critical diagnostic information as well as treatments in caring for equine patients.
Williamson Medical Center(WMC), a 185-bed hospital fully accredited by The Joint Commission, provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care including emergency services, with credentialed physicians in 53 specialties and sub-specialties. The community-focused hospital offers a wide range of wellness services, screenings and classes. WMC will open Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center in early 2015. For more information visit: www.williamsonmedicalcenter.org.
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