The 2022 Eventing World Championships are right around the corner. Competitors are on their way to Italy, as the 2022 FEI World Championships for Eventing take place September 14-18 in Pratoni. Team FLAIR Members selected to compete at the Championships include:
Hawley Bennett-Awad and Jollybo, Team Canada
Andrew Hoy and Vassily De Lassos, Team Australia
Daniela Moguel and Cecelia, Team Mexico
Lauren Nicholson and Vermiculus, Team USA
Tamra Smith and Mai Baum, Team USA
Yasmin Ingham and Banzai Du Loir, Team Great Britain
Phillip Dutton and Z, Team USA, are travelling as reserves.
The Eventing World Championships kick off on September 14 with the first horse inspection. Riders will go down center line for their dressage tests Thursday and Friday September 15 and 16, followed by cross-country on Saturday, September 18. The final horse inspection precedes the last phase, show jumping, on Sunday, September 19.
This year, replacing the FEI World Equestrian Games format, Pratoni will host eventing and driving disciplines, while show jumping, dressage, para-dressage, and vaulting were held in Herning, Denmark August 6-14.
These elite eventing riders met their minimum eligibility requirement at either a CCI5*-L -or- a CCI4*-L and a CCI4*-S. The entry list was filled with skill, and Achieve Equine recognizes the talent, grit and effort of all the nominated and definite entry riders, their equine athlete partners, and their grooms and support team.
From all of us at Achieve Equine, we wish all the athletes – both two legged and four legged – safe, successful rides and the best of luck to all in the forthcoming competition. FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips are used in all levels of training and competition to support equine respiratory health, and we are pleased with the number of top competitors who rely on the protection provided by the Strips and make welfare of their equine partners a top priority.
About Achieve Equine, LLC: Achieve Equine is a worldwide distributor of innovative, evidence-based products. We partner with carefully selected equine brands to deliver safe, functional and validated technologies that improve the health and safety of horse and rider. Achieve Equine is the maker of FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips and the exclusive North American distributor of VIP Equestrian™ Half Pads and Iconic Equestrian™ Saddle Pads. For more information, please visit https://www.achieveequine.com.
About 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. 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. Visit http://www.flairstrips.com to learn more and shop today.
About VIP Equestrian Half Pads: Designed in Europe, the VIP™ Original Half Pad is made with a proprietary, viscoelastic polymer (not gel) with an innovative Bobble™ surface design. The VIP Pad alleviates pressure points and evenly distributes weight to keep your horse comfortable and feeling his best. At only 8mm thick, the VIP Pad provides superior impact protection for the horse’s back and does not interfere with saddle fit. It is hypoallergenic, bacteriostatic, easy to clean and is not sticky. Available in multiple colors and sizes to fit both English and Western saddles, visit https://vip-equestrian-na.com to learn more and shop today.
About Iconic Equestrian Saddle Pads: Designed in Australia, the Iconic Equestrian™ Original 2-in-1 Saddle Pad is a luxurious, anatomically shaped English saddle pad with a revolutionary removeable inner LinerPad™. The patent pending 5-Point Attachment System keeps the LinerPad securely in place while riding and easy removal makes washing a breeze. With beautiful piping, stunning colors, and high-quality fabrics, ride in style with Iconic Equestrian Saddle Pads. Available in both jump and dressage options, visit https://iconic-equestrian.com/ to learn more and shop today.
Contact: Hanna Hartman
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