Ocala, FL - EquiVentures founders and developers, Peter Gray and Jon Holling, officially announced Richard Trayford as Managing Director. Richard, originally from the United Kingdom, home of Eventing has put together a dynamic team to continue to grow the excellence of the competitions EquiVentures is known for. Peter Gray will remain as chairman.
EquiVentures, founded five years ago, has grown into a nationally recognized official organizer of USEA competitions. They produce a progressive series of four high quality shows at the Florida Park Horse “Richard is the right man. He has the perfect balance of business and equine experience to take EquiVentures to the next level with the excellence the community has come to expect,” said Peter Gray.
Richard brings with him extensive experience in the eventing world, producing and selling horses in the United Kingdom and more recently in the United States. He has worked the last four years to raise awareness of this Olympic sport.
Trayford has successful business experience as well. His company was listed in the Inc. 500 top “500 Fastest Growing Private Companies” List.
“When Peter contacted me, I was thrilled, “I am keen to put all my energy into the organizational end of this great sport, “says Richard.
Trayford has added Ocala native Tobitha Bryant Yeomans onto his team. Her responsibilities will include marketing and public relations. “Tobitha brings and enthusiasm and passion that is contagious and we are pleased to have her as part of our team,” Trayford said.
EquiVentures has completed a move into leased office space in downtown Ocala, Florida.
“We are committed to making Ocala a global center of excellence for the sport of eventing,” said Trayford.