Anonymous $2.4M gift to fund Houghton equestrian center

Anonymous gift funds new equestrian center

HOUGHTON COLLEGE  (WIVB) – Houghton College will build a new equestrian center thanks to a $2.4 million gift that comes to the college anonymously.

The new building will house an indoor riding arena, a dozen horse stalls, a welcome center, classroom and concessions stand.

Students from all across the country – as far as California, Texas, Washington, and Colorado – come to Houghton to pursue equine studies and this facility will help them attract more to their program.

The College is planning a public launch for a $70 million campaign titled, “IMPACT:The Campaign for Greater Houghton” early in October.

The entire Equestrian Center campaign has  a $3.5 million pricetag.

Groundbreaking for the new center is planned during Houghton’s Homecoming festivities on Saturday, October 7 at 9:00 a.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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