Haras Dos Cavaleiros has been awarded best breeder of the Portuguese Lusitano horse in the United States by IALHA for the last four years. As an ardent supporter of Working Equitation, Haras Dos Cavaleiros is making history in the United States by sponsoring competitions nationwide, and bringing the most renowned and experienced riders in the discipline to their equestrian center to train horses and offer clinics. After three years of sponsoring competitions in the United States, including the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, the IALHA National Show and Houston ́s historic Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, a show that has raised more than $5.5 milion for children ́s charities. Haras Dos Cavaleiros presents Haras Cup, the most important Working Equitation competition in the United States.
Latin Women’s Initiative has blossomed into one of Houston’s top Hispanic fundraising organizations that provides financial donations and volunteers to nonprofits that primarily assist Hispanic women and children. Since inception, Latin Women’s Initiative has donated over $1 million to local nonprofit organizations, making a significant difference in the lives of thousands.
The Virtuosi of Houston is a Premier Young Artists Chamber Orchestra. Its goal is the education and development of young talented musicians into true professionals, who would be sought after by the premier Conservatories and who would pursue a musical career as performers, educators and advocates of classical music.
Be An Angel Fund was created in 1986 by a concerned parent who discovered the overwhelming requirements of special needs children at T.H. Rogers School in Houston, TX. Now over 27 years later, Be An Angel serves thousands of special needs children throughout Texas, primarily in the Greater Houston, Fort Worth and Dallas areas, providing specialized programs, services and equipment. beanangel.org
The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community in youth through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports. ponyclub.org
The MISSION of SIRE is to improve the quality of life for people with special needs through therapeutic horsemanship activities and therapies, and educational outreach. sire-htec.org
Houston PetSet is an umbrella organization dedicated to making a difference by providing grants to animal welfare-related nonprofits in the Greater Houston area. houstonpetset.org