Horse & Country Launches on VIZIO SmartCast® Televisions

April 22, 2021 - London, UK

Horse & Country, the leading international equestrian sports network, is pleased to announce the launch of its free, ad-supported channel that is now available to millions of VIZIO SmartCast users in America.

Every new VIZIO Smart TV comes equipped with SmartCast and powers endless entertainment options with access to hundreds of free channels and content for every genre. 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 exciting 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 exciting documentary ‘Victory Tour: America’s Top 4* Rides,’ in which top U.S. 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 prestigious Dutch Masters, part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, and highlights from the glamorous 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 U.S. is one of the world’s leading equestrian nations and the sport has an avid following across all disciplines. We are proud to showcase U.S. 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 U.S. audiences.”

About Horse & Country

Horse & Country is the leading international sports network for the passionate and active equestrian community. Headquartered in London, it is available globally via connected TVs, mobile and web and on leading digital and pay-tv platforms in the US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Australia. Horse & Country ’s programming line-up
includes live coverage from leading sporting competitions in all equestrian disciplines, as well as training and learning shows, documentaries, and entertainment.

Media Contact:
Katie Allen
katiea@horseandcountry.tv

About VIZIO

Founded and headquartered in Orange County, California, VIZIO’s mission is to deliver immersive entertainment and compelling lifestyle enhancements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is driving the future of televisions through its integrated platform of cutting-edge Smart TVs and powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a portfolio of innovative sound bars that deliver consumers an elevated audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more ways to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to target and dynamically serve ads to a growing audience that is increasingly transitioning away from linear TV.

VIZIO PR
Melissa Hourigan
melissa@fabricmedia.net