Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions

Building a Museum and Visitor Center to Celebrate Florida's Champion Horses

Category: Fundraising

Denim & Diamonds Gala 2016

Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions 2016 Diamonds and Denim Gala

Please join the Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions at the Ocala Hilton on Friday, February 19 at 7PM for dinner, music and our incredibly popular silent auction. A great opportunity to get out of the barn, brush off the dust and kick up your heels while supporting FPREC’s mission to create a museum celebrating Florida champion horses at the Florida Horse Park.

Ticket includes admission to the 2016 Denim and Diamonds Gala, dinner by the excellent Hilton chefs, and dance music provided by Miranda Madison. A no-host bar will be available, and dress is cowboy chic, so bring on the bling!




Questions or Need Help?

Please call Helen Barbazon: (352) 207-0286

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR FLORIDA PARADE OF RETIRED EQUINE CHAMPIONS, INC. (“FPREC”), A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NO. CH40529), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

2015 FPREC Patron of the Year Masquerade Ball

Masquerade Ball Invitation from the Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions
Please join us on Friday, October 9th, 2015, at 7pm for an enjoyable evening honoring our 2015 Patron of the Year for outstanding contributions to the Ocala and Marion County equine industry, as well as generous support of the Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions. The 2015 FPREC Masked Ball will be held at Golden Ocala. Your ticket includes event admission for dinner, dancing and presentation of our patron award. Dress is casually elegant, masks are optional (but encouraged!) and there will be a cash bar.




Questions or Need Help?

Please call Helen Barbazon: (352) 207-0286

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR FLORIDA PARADE OF RETIRED EQUINE CHAMPIONS, INC. (“FPREC”), A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NO. CH40529), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

Denim & Diamonds Gala

A good time for a great cause! The Florida Parade of Retired Equine Champions charity (FPREC) and Hilton of Ocala have teamed up for the second annual Denim and Diamonds benefit on Sunday, February 8th from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Hilton of Ocala Ballroom, 3600 SW 36th Ave, Ocala, FL, 34474. The casual event includes a cocktail party, buffet dinner, cash bar, DJ and a silent auction. Items included are stallion seasons donated by Pleasant Acres Farm, art, a TRF silver horse and foal pendant, feed & farm supplies, and autographed horse racing memorabilia. A highlight of the auction includes VIP tickets to the 155th running of the Queen’s Plate to be held mid-January 2016.

Proceeds benefit the FPREC charity, whose mission is to build a barn and museum as a public attraction at the Florida Horse Park which will feature retired champion horses from various disciplines, along with educational opportunities.