Fly Control Sweepstakes Winner Attending WEG Courtesy of USEF/Farnam

Who would have thought that the pursuit of controlling that nasty fly problem in your horse's stable could send you on a trip to Aachen, Germany? Kristen Villeneuve of Jerico, Vermont, that's who.

As winner of the grand prize in the USEF/Farnam Fly Control Sweepstakes, Kristen, and her mother Brenda, are attending the 2006 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Aachen, Germany, August 27 to September 4, 2006. Their trip includes airfare, hotel accommodations for seven nights, daily WEG tickets, dinners, spending money and more.

"I am so excited about winning the trip to the WEG," said Villeneuve. "This will be a special trip to Germany because my trainer and good friend, Bonnie Mosser will hopefully be competing in Aachen in the Three-Day Eventing, she is currently an alternate to the team. This will be my first trip to an international competition overseas, and it really couldn't be happening at a better time."

Villeneuve, who has been competing this spring with her horse Tommy Star and recently completed her first CCI***, said she was looking forward to relaxing and being a spectator.

"Farnam's commitment to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its popular fly control products to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to help send the U.S. team to the World Equestrian Championships was just the starting point," said Chris Jacobi, president of Farnam Horse Products. "This sweepstakes was initiated to fuel sales and give our customers the opportunity to do their part to help the U.S. Team gain the gold at the World Equestrian Games."

With six decades of expertise in the equine industry, Farnam Companies, Inc. is the Official Fly Control Products Sponsor of the USEF. The sponsorship is just one aspect of Farnam's broad partnership with the USEF, which includes a four-year title sponsorship (through 2008) of the prestigious Farnam/Platform™ Horse of the Year and presenting sponsorship of the Rolex CCI**** in Kentucky.

For information about Farnam Horse Products, in the U.S. call toll free at 800/ 234-2269, direct at 602/285-1660 or visit

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