Thursday, September 09, 2010

Kentucky Equine Research Welcomes Visitors During WEG

September 8 2010

Kentucky Equine Research (KER) would like to invite you to tour its world-class facility and meet with some of the equine and human athletes who are preparing for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at its research farm near Versailles, Ky. KER is housing the Australian Endurance Team and the U.S. Para-Equestrian Team prior to the Games.
There will be two opportunities to visit KER’s research farm during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games: Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. and Thursday, Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. There will be a facility tour and an exhibition of the high-speed treadmill used in nutrition and exercise physiology research. Refreshments will be served.
Media wishing to tour the KER facility and interview members of the Australian Endurance Team or U.S. Para-Equestrian Team outside of scheduled tour hours may contact KER’s Global Marketing Manager Kimberly S. Brown at, or call the office at 859-873-1988.
KER is a long-time sponsor of the Australian Endurance Squad. The three-member team for WEG is currently housed at the KER research farm, where they are preparing for the Games.
KER is also the official sponsor of the Kentucky Equine Research/U.S. Para-Equestrian Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. As part of its support, KER is housing the Para-Equestrian Team prior to the Games. The Kentucky Equine Research/U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team consists of 10 horse/rider combinations representing the United States.
The Kentucky Equine Research/U.S. Para-Equestrian Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games begins arriving at the 144-acre KER facility on Sept. 17, with most of the team arriving on Sept. 22.
Kentucky Equine Research is not only home to one of the most prolific private research facilities in the world, but also has a covered arena, two outdoor arenas, miles of trails, and new stabling with living quarters.
To view the U.S. Para-Equestrian Team sponsorship press release on the USEF website, visit
For more information on USEF Para-Equestrian programs, please contact Lane at
To learn more about para-equestrians in sport, visit, and to contact the U.S. Para-Equestrian group, contact Hand at
KER is an international equine nutrition, research, and consultation company serving both the horse owner and the feed industry. Founded nearly 25 years ago by Joe Pagan, Ph.D., the company’s goal is to advance the industry's knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology and apply that knowledge to produce healthier, more athletic horses at all stages of life.
For more information contact Kentucky Equine Research at 3910 Delaney Ferry Road, Versailles, KY; 859-873-1988; email Kimberly S. Brown, Global Marketing Manager, at

No comments: