Jun 24, 2022

Auburn Laboratories Returns as Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 AEC

By Kate Lokey - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce the renewed partnership with Auburn Laboratories, Inc. as a Silver Level Sponsor of the 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). Auburn Laboratories will provide gift certificates for one bottle of APF to the top three winners in every AEC division. This year’s AEC will be held August 30-September 4 at the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana.

"We have always been great supporters of the sport of eventing and are delighted to continue our support for the American Eventing Championships,” said Dr. Michael Van Noy of Auburn Laboratories. “Our mission has always been the health and wellbeing of our equine partners. The sport of eventing shows the incredible partnership that can be developed between horse and rider. It is our belief that this partnership is founded on the rider's great care and commitment to their horse's fitness and wellbeing. Nutritional support for these athletes is critical to allowing them a long and successful career, at any level of competition."

Beginning in 1993, Joy and Michael Van Noy used adaptogenic herbal formulas to improve not only their own health and well-being but also that of the horses in Dr. Van Noy’s San Francisco Bay Area veterinary practice. The initial formula they introduced to the equine supplement market in 1999 was APF – Advanced Protection Formula. Developed to provide general support and overall stress protection, it is still the first choice for many owners whose horses require metabolic and immune support for the effects of insulin resistance and Cushings disease. APF Pro was introduced to address the specific issues facing the top equine athletes – immune support, gastric health, muscle building, energy, endurance, and recovery.

As part of their commitment to provide customers with exceptional herbal products with repeatable and reliable health benefits, they have identified several laboratories which specialize in quantitative analysis of botanical ingredients utilizing high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). By using state-of-the-art laboratory analysis of key botanical markers, they are able to consistently deliver products with reliable health benefits for animals.

“Auburn Laboratories has been a longtime supporter of U.S. Eventing and we are proud to continue the partnership for this year’s AEC,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “This is a wonderful company that is committed to horse welfare, and Joy and Michael Van Noy are always a pleasure to work with.”

Learn more about Auburn Laboratories by visiting www.auburnlabs.com.

About the USEA American Eventing Championships

The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. In fact, the 2021 AEC garnered over 1,000 entries and now stands as the largest eventing competition in North American history. The 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 31 – September 4 at the beautiful Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.

The USEA would like to thank presenting sponsor Nutrena Feeds, Advanced Final Title sponsor, Adequan, Platinum level sponsor Bates Saddles, Gold level sponsors Parker Equine Insurance, SmartPak, Standlee, Capital Square, Silver level sponsors Auburn Laboratories, Mountain Horse, Kerrits and The Jockey Club. The USEA would like to thank all other sponsors supporting the 2022 AEC as well.

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