Flair Principals Dr. Jim Chiapetta and Michelle Chiapetta to attend European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation 2019 General Assembly.
Flair, LLC, maker of the FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strip, is pleased to announce its attendance at the European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation (EMHF) 2019 General Assembly (GA). This year’s event will be held at Ovrevoll Racecourse in Oslo, Norway on Thursday, May 16.
The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses is also holding its Annual Conference at the same location and date. The Norwegian Jockey Club's former Director, Hans Petter Eriksen, will present a talk on whip rules in Norway, and delegates to both meetings will have the opportunity attend the talk. Delegates will also attend the races the following day, Friday, May 17, which is a celebratory day in Norway: Norwegian Constitution Day.
Flair Principals’ Jim and Michelle Chiapetta will be at the GA meeting with conference attendees to discuss the science behind FLAIR Strips and the benefits of using FLAIR Strips during racing and training. Says Dr. Chiapetta, “Michelle and I are delighted to be invited to attend the EMHF’s General Assembly to discuss use of nasal strips in European racing. We will focus on equine welfare issues and how FLAIR Strips support equine health and welfare in racing as in other sport horse industries around the globe.”
About Flair, LLC: Flair LLC is dedicated to evidence-based products for health, welfare and performance of horses. Based in Minnesota, Flair is the maker of FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips. Developed by veterinarians, FLAIR Strips are drug-free, self-adhesive nasal strips that support horses’ nasal passages and promote optimum respiratory health of equine athletes at every level of competition. More than eight clinical studies have been conducted on FLAIR Strips at leading equine research centers. The Strips are clinically proven to: make breathing easier, reduce fatigue, conserve energy, quicken recovery, and reduce lung bleeding. For more information about FLAIR Strips, please visit http://www.flairstrips.com.
About the EMHF: The European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation was formed in part to build upon the achievements of the European Racing Development Conference (ERDC), an informal group of European countries in which the scale of ‘gallop’ racing was modest. The aim of the ERDC, which was founded in 2000 to represent the interests of these ‘smaller’ European countries and encourage communication between them. The EMHF is operated under the Chairmanship of Brian Kavanagh, Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland. Its three Vice-Chairmen are currently: Rudiger Schmanns (Germany), representing European Union countries, Behcet Homurlu (Turkey), representing other European countries and Omar Skalli, representing Mediterranean countries. For more information about the EMHF, please visit https://www.euromedracing.eu.
Contact: Hanna Hartman