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Chukkers for Charity Announces Medical House Calls as Presenting Sponsor

Chukkers for Charity Announces Medical House Calls as Presenting Sponsor

Polo Match Set for Saturday, September 7 at Riverview Farm

Falon Veit Scott and Brittany Haugh Announced as Co-Chairs

FRANKLIN, Tenn. –Medical House Calls is named the presenting sponsor of Chukkers for Charity that returns on Saturday, Sept. 7 for the 28th annual sporting event held in Franklin, Tenn. benefiting Rochelle Center and Saddle Up!.

In making the announcement, Medical House Calls owner and entrepreneur Chuck McDowell said, “Medical House Calls, which provides primary health care services and IV therapy to patients in the comfort and safety of their own homes throughout Middle Tennessee, is proud to align for the second year in a row with two exceptional non-profit organizations that present Tennessee’s largest polo match while raising much needed funds.”

Audrey Kidd, Executive Director of Saddle Up!, said, “We’re honored to have Medical House Calls join us again as our presenting sponsor for this highly anticipated, mission-critical fundraiser. The programs supported through the generosity of Medical House Calls, and our other sponsors and patrons have a lifelong impact on the hundreds of children and young adults with disabilities who participate in equine assisted therapy and education at Saddle Up!, as well as the adults served by Rochelle Center. The power of the horse is apparent in high goal polo and also in the work of our incredible therapy horses. It is fitting that this event showcases both.”

“Chukkers for Charity plays a vital role in shining a light on Rochelle Center which offers support for adults with intellectual and developmental challenges,” added Debbie Chadwick, president of Rochelle Center. “It’s such an honor to take part in this wonderful event that directly benefits the work of our program and those of Saddle Up! and we truly appreciate our sponsors that make it possible.”

This year’s co-chairs are Falon Veit Scott and Brittany Haugh, who are avid volunteers for the event and non-profit organizations. This is Scott’s second year chairing the event and brings endless experience as Founder and CEO of EES, an international event management firm. Haugh started volunteering at Saddle Up! 15 years ago, and has a passion for the organization’s mission. Chukkers for Charity is Tennessee’s largest and highest grossing charity polo match having raised more than $2.8 Million since 1996.

The gates open at 1 p.m. for tailgaters and 2 p.m. for sponsors and patrons. The opening ceremony will be held at 2:45 p.m. with the polo match beginning around 3 p.m. The Patrons Dinner is provided at half time and will begin at 4 p.m. Tickets go on sale July 10. Tailgating tickets are a popular option and tailgaters are encouraged to decorate their area to the theme of the event.

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Chukkers for Charity is hosted by Orrin Ingram and Stefanie Latham at Riverview Farm, 1475 Moran Road, Franklin, Tennessee.


In 1968, long-time area educator W.R. Rochelle, began the foundation for the agency offering support for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. These supports enhance skills necessary for the individuals to become as active and independent as possible in our community. Today Rochelle Center continues Mr. Rochelle’s Vision and Mission with community integration, employment, in addition to residential services. For more information, call 615.254.0673 or visit


Saddle Up!’s mission is to provide children and young adults with disabilities the opportunity to grow and develop through therapeutic, educational and recreational activities with horses. Saddle Up! will serve over 220 children and young adults this year, providing 5,800 hours of programming in 8 year-round programs. Saddle Up! is the oldest and largest program of its kind in the region, and the only one exclusively serving children and young adults who have disabilities. We are a Premier Center accredited by PATH International, the organization that sets the standards for safety and quality in equine assisted programs.