Music and Horses a Beautiful Pairing

Haras Cup delivers three days of horsemanship and entertainment at chic arena in Magnolia

Haras Cup delivers three days of horsemanship and entertainment

News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Connie Zubizarreta, Francisco Rivera, Ana Weber & Michael Lillelund
Francisco Rivera, Connie Zubizarreta, Ana Weber, Michael Lillelund,  Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Carmina Zamorano, Rafael Chavez
Carmina Zamorano and Rafael Chavez with Virtuosi of Houston musicians. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Debbie Clemens & Luigi Santos.
Debbie Clemens, Luigi Santos. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 201Gabriela Barradas, Armando Barradas.jpg
Gabriela Barradas, Armando Barradas. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Juan Pablo Galavis & Carmina Zamorano.jpg
Juan Pablo Galavis, Carmina Zamorano. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Carlos_Max Castroparedes, Ana Aiza.jpg
Carlos Castroparedes, Ana Aiza, Max Castroparedes. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Petra Martinez, Gene Reeves.
Petra Martinez, Gene Reeves. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, ballet dancer and horse
Horses pranced with ballet dancers while Virtuosi of Houston performed classical music. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, horse
A grand entry for the grand ole flag. Photo by Fulton Davenport/PWL Studio
Haras Cup
A night of spectacular horsemanship and costuming. Photo courtesy of Haras
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Connie Zubizarreta, Francisco Rivera, Ana Weber & Michael Lillelund
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Carmina Zamorano, Rafael Chavez
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Debbie Clemens & Luigi Santos.
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 201Gabriela Barradas, Armando Barradas.jpg
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Juan Pablo Galavis & Carmina Zamorano.jpg
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Carlos_Max Castroparedes, Ana Aiza.jpg
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, Petra Martinez, Gene Reeves.
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, ballet dancer and horse
News, Shelby, Haras Cup, Nov. 2015, horse
Haras Cup

What: 2015 Haras Cup.

Where: Haras Dos Cavaleiros ranch and equestrian center in Magnolia.

The 411: Over three days of working equitation competitions and festivities, 4,500 spectators joined in and helped raise $200,000 for Kids' Meals. Haras Cup founders and weekend chairs Carmina Zamorano and Rafel Chavez oversaw the activities that included a fashion show and luncheon, an equestrian soirée and a hat derby brunch.

The "Equestrian Dream Soirée" featured a dozen acts including the Catalena Cowgirls and charro Jerry Diaz. Members of Virtuosi of Houston performed throughout the evening that featured 65 horses and riders in a story presentation created by famed equestrian show producer Susan LeFevre Pelletier.

Who: ABC's Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis in from Miami, Debbie Clemens, Lynn Walsh, Alex Martinez and David Arpin, Petra Martinez, Gene Reeve, Tony Canales, Lily Paxon and Enrique Salinas, Victor Garcia, Vicki Rusca and Gerardo Dorado.