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Online Auction of Coolers Donated By McLain Ward Benefits Omega Horse Rescue

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Gwen models Sapphire's American Invitational championship cooler which was the auctioned off to benefit Omega Horse Rescue. Credits: Kelli A. Kelliher
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Coolers awarded to McLain Ward’s top horses over the years are being auctioned off online to benefit Omega Horse Rescue Fund.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament is organizing the auctions through it website.

An auction that ended on Nov. 15 and included the American Invitational championship cooler awarded to Sapphire in 2008, raised $2,300.

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Sapphire earned two Olympic medals before being retired from international show jumping competition in 2012. She died in 2014 due to complications from colic.

Ward has donated more coolers and winning bids will be announced twice monthly on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SilverOakJumperTournament

New coolers will be posted soon at www.silveroakjumpertournament.com/silent-auction-to-benefit-the-omega-horse-rescue-fund/

Omega Horse Rescue is located in Airville, Pa. See www.omegahorserescue.com for more information.

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