Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Meg Drake

Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Will Be Available To CalTel Cablevision Subscribers

FORT WORTH, TX – April 26, 2016 – Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) and Copperopolis, CA-based CalTel Cablevision (CalTel), are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for CalTel to distribute RIDE TV to their customers. CalTel serves Copperopolis, CA and the surrounding areas including Calypso Bay, Connor Estates, Copper Hills, Peninsula Estates, Poker Flat, Saddle Creek and Copper Town Square.

RIDE TV debuted in the fall of 2014 and serves the equestrian lifestyle community. It joined the lineup of CalTel’s Essentials package (HD channel 596 and SD channel 96) on April 26, 2016.

“We are extremely pleased to have CalTel as one of our valued distribution partners,” said Michael Trujillo, RIDE TV’s Senior Vice President of Global Distribution. “Independent Cable operators located in rural regions across the United States are extremely important to us, and CalTel is just an example of the popularity of the horse culture in these areas.”

“It is our belief that RIDE TV aligns with the culture in our rural area and it will enhance the TV viewing experience of not only equine enthusiasts, but all of our customers,” said a source in CalTel’s Marketing Team. “We’re glad that CalTel expressed the need to provide their viewers with unique programming that embraces the equestrian lifestyle,” said Jeff Hoban, Affiliate Distribution Specialist for RIDE TV.

RIDE TV’s original programming includes highly entertaining reality shows, documentaries, horse competitions, talk shows, movies and other relevant equine programming suitable for the entire family. Other notable programs include This Old Horse, a documentary showcasing the most famous horses in history, Rock Star Vets, an entertaining reality show with a famous equine surgeon, Southern Fried Skinnyfied, RIDE TV’s first cooking show and the only one if it’s kind, where Paige Duke transforms hearty meals fit for a cowboy, into healthy delights that are perfect for a jockey, and extensive coverage of Western and English equine competitions. With a broad variety of lifestyle content, RIDE TV appeals to both passionate horse owners and general audiences who love unique and fascinating entertainment.

About Ride Television Network, Inc.

Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas. The company was formed in 2011 for the purpose of launching a 24-hour, high definition, television network. RIDE TV launched on October 1, 2014 in the United States and is now available internationally. The network 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 other great programming. For more information about RIDE TV, please visit www.ridetv.com.