Wellington, Fla. – February 2, 2012 –International dressage trainer Neve Myburgh rode away with the victory in the FEI Prix St. George’s class at the Wellington Classic Holiday Challenge, riding Accent Aigu into the winner’s circle with a score of 72.368%. Myburgh, who is originally from South Africa but rides for Germany and spent many years training and competing there, also won the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award at the Holiday Challenge.
“I was very pleased with my ride on Accent Aigu. His pirouettes, extensions and changes were good. He was very focused,” said Neve Myburgh. “I want to thank Vita Flex Nutrition for sponsoring this award. I am really looking forward to using their products.”
As the winner of the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award, sponsored by Vita Flex Nutrition, Myburgh received a selection of Vita Flex® products. Researched and tested by equine nutritionists and veterinarians, Vita Flex® products have been relied upon for more than two decades by owners, trainers and top riders.
Myburgh, who is known for not only being an exceptional trainer but also for being very good with horses on the ground, said she has been riding Accent Aigu, a 16-year-old Hanoverian gelding, for two years. “I spent nine years training and competing in Germany, but I am now based in Wellington full-time,” she said.
Cherie White, brand manager for Vita Flex Nutrition, congratulated Myburgh on winning the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award. “Vita Flex Nutrition recognizes riders who compete in tough classes and excel. Neve and Accent Aigu were amazing and topped a really tough group of world-class riders,” White said. “Vita Flex is pleased to be sponsoring the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award again this year. Many winning riders rely on our products and this is a great opportunity for us to give back to the equestrian community.”
Many of the riders who endorse Vita Flex® products have represented the United States at international events, from the Olympics to World Championships. Vita Flex Nutrition offers animal health supplements, antioxidants, electrolytes, joint supplements, performance products, topicals and vitamins and minerals. “Many top trainers and riders rely on the Accel® supplement from Vita Flex to get the most out of their horses’ training and performance. The Accel® formula is a comprehensive multi-vitamin and mineral supplement that includes amino acids, which are essential in helping to maintain muscle tissue and prevent protein breakdown during exercise,” White said.
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