Limited Edition 5-Star FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strip Released

Kicking off the start of the 5* Eventing Season, Achieve Equine, LLC is pleased to announce the release of an exclusive new Limited Edition design: the 5-Star FLAIR® Strip. Designed to celebrate the dreams and aspirations of riders, owners, and trainers within all disciplines, the Strip fittingly debuted at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event which concluded on April 30. Complimentary 5-Star Strips were provided to competitors at the event and limited quantities are available for sale to the public at

To recap “The Best Weekend All Year”, huge congratulations go out to Team FLAIR™ Rider Tamie Smith and Mai Baum, “Lexus”, for winning the CCI5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. They are the first USA pair to win in 15 years! Team FLAIR rider Phillip Dutton and Connaught were the last USA pair to win in 2008. Tamie and Lexus also won the 5* FLAIR™ Protect and Perform Award, which is awarded to the highest placed horse and rider combination who wore a FLAIR Strip during both the cross-country and jumping phases of the event. The second-place award went to Tom McEwen on JL Dublin and Team FLAIR Rider Liz Halliday-Sharp on Miks Master C finished third.

Cheers go out to Karl Slezak (CAN) and Hot Bobo, winners of the CCI4*-S, the Lexington 4*-S Perpetual Trophy, and the 4* FLAIR™ Protect and Perform Award. In second place was Tamie Smith on Solaguayre California and Sydney Elliot on QC Diamantaire finished third.

Emma Ford from World Class Grooming held educational sessions at the Walnut Ring during the event, which included grooming tips and a FLAIR Strip application demo with the help of “Huckleberry” featuring the new 5-Star Strip.

The weekend was one for the books! From their booth at the trade show, the Achieve Equine team got goosebumps watching the final rounds of jumping as the riders jumped double clear at the exciting event, and wishes to thank the many hands that go into putting on the #bestweekendallyear. From the team at EEI, the staff at the Kentucky Horse Park, the many volunteers to the grooms that care for the amazing athletes- thank you!

 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

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 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 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 to learn more and shop today.

Contact: Hanna Hartman

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