The Horseman's Card Donates $17,400 to UK's Gluck Center in 2010

The Horseman's Card donated more than $17,400 to the University of Kentucky (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center during the first three quarters of 2010.

Since its inception in 1992, The Horseman's Card Platinum Plus Visa Credit Card with WorldPoints Rewards has donated hundreds of thousands of research dollars to the Gluck Center to benefit horse health. The affinity card was created to specifically help support the world-renowned research at the Gluck Center. Every time The Horseman's Card is swiped for everyday purchases, a contribution is made to the Gluck Center at no extra cost to the cardholder.

The Horseman's Card

"Funds from The Horseman's Card are used to support research on equine health and well-being at the Gluck Center," said Mats Troedsson, chair of UK's Veterinary Science Department and director of the Gluck Center. "This source of support is very valuable to our program, since it can be used to fund a variety of needs within our program. Several pilot studies that have produced data to attract funding from industry and federal granting agencies have been possible through support from The Horseman's Card."

In addition to raising money for equine research, The Horseman's Card provides exclusive savings for cardholders through its VIP benefits program, including discounts for the horse, rider, and equine enthusiast.

"The kind of support that The Horseman's Card provides us is really what makes advancement in equine health and science possible," Troedsson said.

For more information or to apply for The Horseman's Card, call 800/932-2775 (mention code UABGKF) or visit

Jenny Blandford is the Gluck Equine Research Foundation assistant at the Gluck Center.


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