Jun 05

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium
The diets of the Olympic sprinter and the long-distance runner vary because each athlete requires the nutritional intake to compete in different levels of sport. According to Veronique Julliand, an equine researcher at Agrosup Dijon in France, this logic also holds true for performance horses. In fact, the equine health industry is moving toward more targeted nutrition for specific levels of athleticism and activity, from the high-speed Thoroughbred to the persevering endurance Arabian.

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May 31

How Important is the Equine Industry in Kentucky?

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It was great to speak with Harvie Wilkinson during the Symposium and learn about his passion for the Kentucky equine industry. Although Kentucky is known as the ‘Horse Capital of the World,’ this was the first time I’d heard its economic impact so precisely defined.

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May 20

Equestrian Sport Promises Incredible Opportunity

Equestrian Sport Promises Incredible Opportunity

It took Dr. Pearse Lyons 10 minutes to decide to invest $10 million dollars in the sponsorship of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010 in Lexington, Ky. He described the sponsorship as an unsurpassable opportunity, to participants in the Equine Athlete I session during GLIMPSE 2020, the 29th Alltech International Symposium.

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May 01

Irish Event Rider Sarah Ennis And Her Equine Heroes

Categories: Equestrian, Equine
Irish Event Rider Sarah Ennis And Her Equine Heroes Sarah Ennis - Senior Event Rider at the 2012 Irish Field Awards

Sarah Ennis was awarded Senior Event Rider at the 2012 Irish Field Awards. She just missed out on Olympic selection, but still had a superb 2012 which saw her end the season as the top Irish rider in the world HSBC rankings. She has represented Ireland on several international teams and brings over 20 years experience of working with horses to her job as a trainer, coach and established international event rider.

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