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LMF Feeds Partners with Alltech for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010(TM)

[Lexington, KY] - Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, has proudly announced LMF Feeds as an Official Animal Health and Nutrition Partner for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010(TM). LMF Feeds is one of 35 global animal health and nutrition partners who have united with Alltech in a collaborative effort to promote the highest level of performance for the competitors of the world's most prestigious equestrian championships.

"Alltech has worked with LMF Feeds for more than 15 years, and it is with great excitement that we welcome them aboard as a partner for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games," said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech. "Like Alltech, LMF Feeds has a demonstrated commitment to nutritional excellence for animal health and performance."

"We are pleased to be partnering with a company like Alltech for an event that is truly significant to the equine world," said Mr. Marlin Statema, president of LMF Feeds. "The equine feed business is a great industry with which to be associated, and we have been especially blessed with significant growth of loyal customers and support from credible suppliers such as Alltech."

LMF Feeds Incorporated has been a leader in advanced equine feeds for more than 28 years and has been at the forefront of feed formulation innovation. Beginning in 1981 as a local feed housed in a small mill in Deer Park, Wash., LMF Feeds is a major force in the equine feed market today with distribution in nine western states through AFCO Distribution in Spokane, Wash., and Farmers Warehouse in Keyes, Calif.

All LMF equine feeds are formulated by Dr. Stephen Duren of Performance Horse Nutrition. LMF pioneered the concept of individual feed formulations based on the type of hay fed, was an early developer of low starch and low sugar commercial feeds, and continues to be an industry forerunner through its incorporation of live yeasts and prebiotics.

The purpose of the Alltech Animal Health and Nutrition Program is to identify key players who can serve as multipliers of the message of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. This strategic partnership with Alltech includes collaborative sales, marketing, and advertising activities as well as hospitality opportunities in the build-up to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. With Alltech's recent sponsorship of the Alltech European Championships 2009 to be held in August at Windsor Castle, animal health and nutrition partners have the opportunity to align themselves with two of the most celebrated equestrian competitions in the world.?

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held in Lexington, KY, USA from September 25 - October 10, 2010, are the world championships of the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the F?d?ration Equestre Internationale (FEI). Held outside of Europe for the first time, the 16-day competition involving 600 riding competitors and 700 horses from more than 60 countries is expected to be attended by as many as 600,000 spectators and viewed on television by an international audience exceeding 460 million people.