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Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to hold second photo contest to celebrate healthy horses

Original photos will be accepted as entries through February 28

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that it will again be hosting an online photo contest for horse lovers to celebrate their equine companions.

A person taking a photograph of a horse hanging his headed over the stall door.

Horse enthusiasts are encouraged to submit original images to the Grayson-Jockey Club photo contest by February 28.



The contest opens February 1, and entries will be accepted through February 28. Horse enthusiasts are encouraged to submit original photos of horses representing all breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines on Grayson’s website at grayson-jockeyclub.org/default.asp?section=2&area=PHOTOINFO.

Finalists will be selected by the Grayson team, and the winning photo will be chosen by votes from the public on Grayson’s Facebook page. The winner will receive a Grayson “swag bag,” and each finalist will also receive a prize. Selected photos submitted to the contest will be shared on Grayson’s social media accounts using the hashtag #ilovehealthyhorses.

“We received an enthusiastic response to last year’s photo contest and are looking forward to seeing submissions this year as horse lovers continue to increase awareness of the importance of equine veterinary research and how it leads to healthy horses,” said Jamie Haydon, president of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

For the contest’s official rules, please visit grayson-jockeyclub.org/default.asp?section=2&area=PHOTORULES&menu=1.

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is traditionally the nation's leading source of private funding for equine medical research that benefits all breeds of horses. Since 1983, the foundation has provided more than $29.1 million to fund 384 projects at 45 universities in North America and overseas. Additional information about the foundation is available at grayson-jockeyclub.org.

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