Purchase Tickets to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 at Equine Affaire

In less than six months, the world's finest equine athletes will gallop into Kentucky's Bluegrass region for the most prestigious, global equestrian championships--the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Alltech's booth (#C911) the Equine Affaire in Columbus, Ohio, from April 8-11 will provide equine enthusiasts with the opportunity to experience the Alltech FEI Games in person by purchasing their tickets at a special ticketing kiosk. Alltech representatives will be on hand to assist with the ticketing process and offer guidance regarding the options available to spectators.

The Alltech FEI Games, will take place in Lexington, Ky., from Sept. 25 – Oct. 10. Like the Olympics, the World Equestrian Games are held every four years and are the world championships for the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Previous host cities include Stockholm, The Hague, Rome, Jerez, and, most recently, Aachen.

Tickets to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have already been sold to buyers in all 50 U.S. states and 50 countries. They areavailable for purchase through Ticketmaster via www.ticketmaster.com, 800/745-3000 or at all Ticketmaster outlets. Prices range from $25 to $150, providing a wide range of options for spectators.

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 will define a new chapter in the history of the World Equestrian Games as the first time the Games have been held outside of Europe and the first time that all competition events will be held at one location--the 1,200 acre Kentucky Horse Park. The 16-day competition involving 600 riding competitors and 700 horses from more than 60 countries is expected to be attended by as many as 600,000 spectators and viewed on television by an international audience exceeding 460 million people.

Global animal health and nutrition leader Alltech is the first title sponsor of the World Equestrian Games and is proud to bring the Games to Kentucky's Bluegrass. In celebration of this momentous occasion, the company launched a statewide, entertainment festival counting down to the Alltech FEI Games. Since 2008, the Alltech Fortnight Festival has presented 75 acts in 13 cities and 18 venues statewide. The 2010 season will mark the ultimate culmination of the Alltech Fortnight Festival as entertainment blankets the state for 16 days straight during the Alltech FEI Games.

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