Teams Confirmed to Compete in the FEI Nations Cup™ CICO3* at the Great Meadow International Presented by Adequan® - Great Britain and Canada to Contest the U.S. for Top Honors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For further information, please contact:
Marty Bauman, 508-698-6810, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Plains, Virginia - June 30, 2017- Teams from Great Britain, Canada and many of the United States' most decorated event riders will compete in the FEI Nations Cup™ at the Great Meadow International presented by Adequan® on July 7-9. The
Great Meadow International (GMI) at Great Meadow, in The Plains, VA, will host the only North American leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing competition outside Europe.
GMI, one of two finalists to host the new CCI4* event in the autumn of 2019, is an ideal backdrop for spectators to see many of the U.S. and world's top eventing horses and riders compete. A glance at some of the notable U.S. riders who have submitted entries include:
Traveling to GMI to compete in the FEI Nations Cup™ from Great Britain is Justine Dutton, Nicky Roncoroni, Matthew Heath, and Emily Llewellyn. Riding for Canada is Lisa Marie Fergusson, Selena O'Hanlon, Jessica Phoenix, and Waylon Roberts. Holly Jacks-Smither will be riding in reserve for Team Canada.
A full list of entries for GMI can be viewed online at http://www.greatmeadowinternational.com/2017-status
Spectators are encouraged to come out on Friday, July 7 for a "Free on Friday" celebration at the start of the dressage competition followed by a Bareback Puissance class. The Bareback Puissance class is a high-jumping bareback competition with a $1,000 grand prize.
Enthusiasts will also have full access to the extensive Meadow Market Trade Show which includes vendors such as: Riders Boutique, Inc., Lily & Kate Equestrian, Back on Track, Equestrian Essentials, Inc., Soteria Equestrian Safety, Neue Schule USA, Horse Hippie, Cavalor, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC, Devoucoux, Fleeceworks, Dubarry, Triple Crown, The Vintage Fox, Pheonix Performance Products, B & D Builders, Big Red Mare Equestrian, Tempi Design Sutdio, Sagmae, Caroline Christie Art, Retired Racehorse Project, Posh with Sara, CWD, Frying Pan Park, Home Horse LLC, Nutrimax Labratories, Browbands with Bling, Equi Cooldown, Der Dau Custom Boots, Lucas Equine Equipment, Antares Custom Saddles, and Equine Impressions, Inc and more.
Ticket packages for the Great Meadow International, Presented by Adequan® are now on sale and can be purchased online http://www.greatmeadowinternational.com/tickets. For those interested in a unique experience, Great Meadow offers Corporate and several upscale VIP Hospitality Packages featuring gourmet food, front-row seating and much more! Further details are available at http://www.greatmeadowinternational.com/tickets.
About The Great Meadow Foundation
Great Meadow was founded through the vision of news executive and philanthropist Arthur W. (Nick) Arundel in 1982. Arundel purchased an abandoned farm then slated to become a housing development for perpetual preservation of open space. The concept for Great Meadow grew out of several converging forces of the 1980s, primarily urban growth pressure on farmland near Washington D.C., the opening of I-66 and the simultaneous loss of the former Virginia Gold Cup course in Warrenton to subdivision development. Since their inception, they have been the permanent home for the Virginia Gold Cup and Family 4th of July celebrations. Over the years they have added several more community events, ranging from Twilight Polo to the Virginia State Cross Country Tournaments. For more information, please visit: www.greatmeadow.org.
About Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan)
Adequan® i.m., the only product approved by the FDA for the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses, has been a
great help to the horse industry. For the past 25 years and counting, veterinarians have depended on Adequan® i.m. for the treatment of non-infectious degenerative joint disease in horses. For more information, please visit: www.adequan.com. For more information about Luitpold Animal Health, visit www.luitpoldanimalhealth.com.
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