HITS Launches Social Networking Pages on Facebook and Twitter for the Marshall & Sterling League

© ESI Photography. Ashley Prusak and Vendelier on course in the $7,500 Children's Jumper Classic at the 2010 Marshall & Sterling League National Finals.

SAUGERTIES, NEW YORK (May 11, 2011) — HITS is pleased to announce that it has launched social networking pages on Facebook and Twitter for the Marshall & Sterling League, the United States’ most popular grassroots equestrian league. HITS will employ the power and reach of these two social media platforms to further its kinship with the League’s more than 1,300 member shows and its members, currently numbering over 1,900 individuals.

“Although we’ve only scratched the surface of potential for social media tools, we’ve had great success utilizing these innovative platforms for our horse shows,” said Tom Struzzieri, HITS President and CEO. “We are excited to implement this form of outreach and communication for the members of the Marshall & Sterling League. The technology is evolving daily and we are excited to explore the various new ways that we can engage and interact with our members and horse show customers. In the near future, we expect to provide additional tools, applications, and resources for members through our presence in social media to help enrich their experience as League members.”

The Marshall & Sterling League’s page on Facebook will offer members and fans current news and updates, as well as access to standings and results. Through Twitter, the League will communicate with members and followers to provide additional information and news relating to the League, as well as the countdown to the Marshall & Sterling League National Finals, which takes place annually in September at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, New York.

For more information about the Marshall & Sterling League, please visit HitsShows.com/MarshallSterling. To find the Marshall & Sterling League on Facebook, click here. To find the Marshall & Sterling League on Twitter, click here.

The Marshall & Sterling League is proudly sponsored by Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Inc. Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Inc., founded in 1864, is among the largest privately owned insurance agencies in the United States. For more than a quarter century, Marshall & Sterling has protected precious equine assets with unparalleled service and support, whether the family hunter, a champion racehorse or a commercial farm. An employee-owned company, Marshall & Sterling is recognized throughout the nation as a leader in providing exceptional service and support.  The company maintains a national presence and is licensed in all 50 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information contact Margaret Barese at 800-836-3046, extension 288.

HITS, Inc. • 319 Main Street • Saugerties, NY 12477-1330
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