Merial Renews Partnership With AQHA

AQHA announces renewing of contract with corporate partner Merial.

AQHA is proud to announce that the six-year partnership that it has had with Merial will continue in 2015.

The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce that the six-year partnership that it has had with Merial will continue in 2015. AQHA and Merial, AQHA’s official animal health care provider, have been partners since 2008.

Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals. Merial's official AQHA products are GastroGard (omeprazole), UlcerGard (omeprazole) and Equioxx (firocoxib).

“AQHA members participate in a variety of high performance activities with their horses,” said AQHA Senior Director of Business Development Leman Wall. “Merial products help keep these horses at the top of their game, and we are happy to have Merial in our family of corporate partners”.

Merial's equine division is made up of people who are passionate about horses. Whether you care for pleasure horses, racehorses, performance horses or working horses, Merial offers you products to protect them – products backed by a research and development team that ranks among the world’s leaders in healthcare innovation.

Merial is the title sponsor the Merial AQHA Regional Championships. Merial is also proud to sponsor the AQHA World Championship Show, Bank of America Challenge Championships, Adequan Select World Championship Show, AQHYA Horse Judging Contest and AQHA World Show Judging Contest.

“We are proud to continue our partnership with AQHA," said Senior Manager Equine Marketing at Merial Beckie Peskin. “We know that AQHA members have an unmatched love and passion for their horses – and at Merial we have that same kind of passion for keeping those horses healthy, happy, and able to perform at their best.  Many Merial employees compete or own Quarter Horses, so we consider ourselves part of the family!”

For more information about Merial and other AQHA corporate partners, visit www.aqha.com/partners.

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