The Omaha Equestrian Foundation (OEF) is pleased to announce that the signature flavor ice cream, “Feeling Your Oats” by eCreamery Gourmet Ice Cream, Sorbet and Gelato, will help support the OEF and the 2016 International Omaha jumping and dressage competition.
During the month of April, $1.00 of each pint of “Feeling Your Oats” ice cream purchased at eCreamery will go to support the Omaha Equestrian Foundation, a certified 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation, focused on fostering and developing international caliber athletes within the equestrian sport and to support and educate the local community in the process. “Feeling Your Oats” is a special blend of honey and oats ice cream and described to make you feel “energetic or high-spirited,” the perfect ice cream for horse lovers of all ages!
International Omaha is a world-class equestrian jumping and dressage experience, combining high-level, intense competition featuring top national and international riders who have competed in the Olympic Games, FEI World Cup™ and Pan American Games. It will be hosted at CenturyLink Center Omaha on May 5-7, 2016. This marks the fifth year that Omaha is hosting this internationally sanctioned competition.
In addition to the high-stakes dressage and jumping competitions, International Omaha also provides educational activities sure to engage and entertain the whole family. International Omaha offers equine exhibits specifically designed for elementary and middle school age children for school field trips that include hands-on learning at the gallery of breeds, museum, blacksmith shop, tack shop and veterinary clinic. Students can also watch live demonstrations and daytime competition and also participate in the Kids Art Contest and the Horseless Mini-Jump contest.
The 2016 International Omaha is the prelude to the 2017 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final, which will be hosted at the CenturyLink Center on March 29-April 2, 2017. The FEI World Cup™ Finals are an annual indoor Championship competition among the world’s best jumping and dressage horses and riders. For more information please visit http://www.omahaworldcup2017.com
International Omaha tickets are available online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets also may be purchased in person at the CenturyLink Center Omaha Box Office. There is no admission charge to see the daytime competition.
The International Omaha is produced by the Omaha Equestrian Foundation (OEF), a certified 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation. The focus of this foundation is to foster and develop international caliber athletes within equestrian sport and to support and educate the local community in the process. The International is not just an incredible equestrian competition, but also provides educational opportunities for emerging athletes as well as the general public. Since 2013, The Omaha Equestrian Foundation has donated tickets to local charities and created field trips for over 1,000 elementary school students, veterans and local military families.