Horse & Country, the international equestrian sports network, has announced the launch of its free, ad-supported channel that is now available to millions of VIZIO SmartCast users in the US. Audiences can now tune into Horse & Country on channel 507 in the free channel programming guide on VIZIO SmartCast.
The arrival of Horse & Country on VIZIO SmartCast brings equestrian sport fans an extensive line-up of programming, including competition, exclusive training and educational shows, entertainment, and documentaries. The programming line-up at launch includes exclusive highlights from this year’s Carolina International 4 eventing; Masterclasses with American show jumper Georgina Bloomberg; the documentary Victory Tour: America’s Top 4 Rides, in which top US riders look back on their own famous victory rides; and a profile documentary on American event rider Will Faudree.
Viewers will be able to follow show jumping on a national and international level all year long, including highlights from the Dutch Masters, part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, and highlights from the Longines Global Champions Tour New York.
“We have been huge admirers of VIZIO’s focus, innovation, and drive,” said Heather Killen, CEO H&C TV. “We are delighted to be joining their TV service. The US is one of the world’s leading equestrian nations and the sport has an avid following across all disciplines. We are proud to showcase US talent and events on Horse & Country, such as the Carolina International and leading hunter and jumper competitions, and we intend to bring more international events to US audiences.”