FORT WORTH, Texas, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) is pleased to announce that billionaire philanthropist and horsewoman, Alice Walton, has given her support to RIDE TV by joining its ranks of passionate investors and shareholders.
"We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Alice Walton invest in RIDE TV," said Michael Fletcher, chief executive officer for RIDE TV. "Ms. Alice is a great philanthropist who loves horses, young people and family values, and we couldn't be more honored to have her as an investor and shareholder in RIDE TV."
"Ms. Alice has been an avid horsewoman all her life, as well as a savvy businessperson," said Craig Morris, RIDE TV President, "She saw an opportunity with RIDE TV to combine both of those passions, as well as do something great for the horse world. We are very proud to have her as a partner in the channel."
RIDE TV's original programming includes highly entertaining reality shows, talk shows, documentaries, horse competitions, children's programming, movies and other relevant equine programming. Other notable programs include This Old Horse, a documentary showcasing the most famous horses in history, Stable Fables, an entertaining children's program that teaches children life lessons, and extensive coverage of Western and English equine competitions. RIDE TV appeals to both passionate horse owners and general audiences who love unique and fascinating entertainment.
About Ride Television Network, Inc.
Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas. The company was formed in 2011 for the purpose of launching a 24-hour, high definition, television network. RIDE TV launched on October 1, 2014 in the United States and is now available internationally. The network features high-quality television programming showcasing both English and Western disciplines and lifestyles and includes live events, reality shows, talk shows, children's programming, documentaries, and other great programming. Alice Walton joins the ranks of other wealthy RIDE TV investors, including billionaire John Paul DeJoria (Patron Spirits, Paul Mitchell hair products). For more information about RIDE TV, please visit www.ridetv.com.
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