GAIN Equine Nutrition partner with Alltech to sponsor new CCI3* class at Camphire International Horse Trials
The 2017 CCI3* Camphire International Horse Trials and Country Fair which takes place this year from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July, will see the new introduction of a long format three star class at sponsored by GAIN Equine Nutrition and Alltech. The distance on the three star cross country course has been increased to almost six kilometres making use of the favourable natural terrain at Camphire. For the first time, the cross country course for this feature class will run through the main showjumping arena where a complex of obstacles will need to be negotiated which will make for excellent viewing for spectators. Early indications are for a large overseas entries spread across all seven International classes that are on offer.
Once again the challenging cross-country course will be designed by renowned Olympic and World Equestrian Games course designer Mike Etherington-Smith along with Paul Brady.
Paul Brady, Event Organiser said, “Camphire’s unique natural terrain lends itself well to hosting a long format three star and we are looking forward to seeing such a high level competition taking place in West Waterford. I want to thank GAIN Equine Nutrition and Alltech for their generous sponsorship of this new class”.
Speaking at the launch on behalf of sponsors, Joanne Hurley, Irish Country Manager, GAIN Equine Nutrition commented, “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Alltech by extending our relationship with Camphire International Horse Trials. Over the last number of years the event has grown from strength to strength and is now a firm fixture in the international eventing calendar. The introduction of the new CCI3* class is testament to the development of the event and we are excited to sponsor this new class.
Many of our customers are very involved in eventing and we feel that this collaboration with Camphire reinforces our commitment to this equestrian sector. We wish all competitors the very best of luck with this event and also for the remainder of the 2017 season”.
Also at the launch Elaine Fenton, Regional Manager, South West, Alltech said, “We are delighted to work in partnership with GAIN Equine Nutrition this year at Camphire. The introduction of the new CCI3*class is an exciting progression and we are really looking forward to it. Alltech’s range of nutritional solutions has been included in GAIN Equine Nutrition for over 30 years so this sponsorship showcases our partnership and continues our support of the equine industry”.