Thursday, October 23, 2014

New Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Is Available To Armstrong Customers

Fort Worth, Texas and Butler, Pennsylvania– Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) and Armstrong are pleased to announce that on October 13th, Armstrong began offering RIDE TV to its customers in Butler, PA, Boardman, OH, Zelienople, PA, and Harrisville, WV. RIDE TV is available in both high definition and standard definition on channels 235 (HD) and 489 (SD) as part of the company’s Extra Pack.

RIDE TV offers high quality, original high definition programming about the American horse culture and lifestyle. Its programming includes entertaining reality shows, championship live events, documentaries, talk shows, travel programs, and other original content, never before offered.

Company co-founder and C.E.O., Michael Fletcher, stated, “RIDE TV’s mission is to grow the love of horses by telling the stories of the families across America who live the horse lifestyle.” He added, “Golfers have the Golf Channel and Foodies the Food Network and now the 30 million Americans who ride horses each year have RIDE TV. RIDE TV’s programming is unique and unmatched and represents the diversity of horse people everywhere.”

“We wish to thank Armstrong for making RIDE TV available to America’s horse families and everyone who loves great entertainment,” said Craig Morris, co-founder and President of RIDE TV. He added, “Armstrong is centered in horse country where some of the world’s most prestigious equestrian events take place and we plan to promote Armstrong heavily to the horse community.”

“RIDE-TV is an independent programmer committed to its audience,” said David Wittmann, VP of Cable Marketing. “We serve many communities that embrace the horse culture and we’re pleased to offer them more original content concerning their passion.”

RIDE TV’s original programming includes the highly entertaining reality show, Rockstar Vets, a weekly one-hour series following the crazy antics of one of the most sought after equine surgeons in America, Dr. Chris Ray. Another highly acclaimed original RIDE TV production is Horses That Heal, a one-hour weekly program showcasing the amazing healing power of hippotherapy. RIDE TV also offers other original programs including This Old Horse, My Backyard, Swamp Donkey, and Horse News Now. To learn more about RIDE TV and its programming, visit www.RIDETV.com.

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. Notable investors and shareholders include John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of Paul Mitchell Hair Care and Patron Tequila and Spirits. RIDE TV launched October 1, 2014 in the United States and will be distributed internationally in late 2014. The network has already secured distribution with several cable systems and Telco operators.

About Armstrong

Armstrong provides television, high-speed Internet and telephone service to customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland, and is America’s 14th largest cable television provider*.

*Kagan Media, 2014