FORT WORTH, TX – September 27, 2017 – Ride Television Network, Inc. (RIDE TV) has reached an agreement with DISH that expands customer access to RIDE TV through increased distribution in the America’s Top 120 programming package, beginning today.
RIDE TV is available to DISH customers who subscribe to the pay-TV provider’s America’s Top 120 and above programming packages, as well as its Heartland and DishLATINO Max packages.
“This is a great news for us to expose RIDE TV’s original content, exciting events and the equestrian lifestyle to a whole new group of potential fans and participants within DISH’s subscriber base,” said Michael Fletcher, RIDE TV’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “DISH has been a great partner, and I want to personally thank their leadership for recognizing the important role that horses have played in shaping the world we live in, and caring about providing their customers with great wholesome entertainment,” added RIDE TV Co-Founder and President, Craig Morris.
Over 30 million Americans ride horses every year, and 1 in 63 have a direct connection to the horse industry. It is estimated that the US horse industry adds nearly $102 billion to the economy on an annual basis.
About Ride Television Network, Inc.
Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas. RIDE TV’s shareholders include billionaire investors John Paul DeJoria and Alice Walton, who are passionate about horses and RIDE TV’s mission. The company launched its 24-hour, high definition, television network on October 1, 2014 in the United States and is now available internationally. The network creates over 90% of its own content and features high-quality television programming showcasing both English and Western disciplines and lifestyles and includes live events, reality shows, talk shows, children’s programming, documentaries and more.
For more information about RIDE TV, please visit www.ridetv.com.