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Alltech Announces Equidiet as Official Argentinean Feed Partner

[Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA] - Alltech, the title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010(TM) has recently announced Equidiet as the official Argentinean feed partner for the Games.

The partnership was announced at the Ricardo Kierkegaard Equine Training Center - a center dedicated to raising the prestigious studbook Zangersheide bred horses, on August 27, 2007. Guilherme Minozzo, Latin America Sales Manager of Alltech announced the Equidiet partnership to Dr. Ivan Gonzales Hughes, representative of Equidiet and Catherine Rabau, nutritionist, Equidiet.

Marleen Melchoir was present on behalf of her husband, Ricardo Kierkegaard, the Argentinean National Champion with his horse, Rey Z (ex Prince de Revel) and winner of the Gijon Grand Prize in Spain as well as the Argentinean National Championship (2005-2006).?

Equidiet Company S.A. is an Argentinean company that produces a line of feed and supplements. Their formulations are backed up by the latest scientific research in nutrition. "We are proud to be the official Argentinean feed partner for this important event, which will be seen around world", said Dr. Ivan Gonzalez Hughes, president of Equidiet.

At present, this collaborative program is taking place with other leading horse feed companies throughout the world and this will enable these companies to play a significant role in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games reflects Alltech's passion about animal performance and the company's core values of 'Passsion, Performance and Excellence'.

"The horse industry plays an important role in Argentina and it is very important that it is well represented during the Games. My two passions in life are horses and nutrition. One of the fundamentals of such an event is without a doubt the nutrition of the horse", said Catherine Rabau, Equidiet Nutritionist.

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will be held in Lexington, Kentucky from September 25 to October 10, 2010. Riders from around the world will compete in the eight disciplines that comprise the Games including: show jumping, dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting, reining and for the first time in concurrence with the other seven, para-equestrian disciplines. With a superlative impact, this will be the most important sport event ever been in Kentucky.?

Alltech is committed to equine nutrition research, producing and delivering all-natural feed ingredients such as Yea-Sacc? digestive enhancer, Bioplex? organic trace minerals, Mycosorb? and Sel-Plex?, natures model of organic selenium to optimise horse health and performance.