photo credit for Lauren Kieffer: Sherry Stewart.

photo courtesy: Tamie Smith

World-class eventers rely on FLAIR® Strips to protect equine lung health

Flair LLC, maker of FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips, is proud to announce the addition of Tamie Smith and Lauren Kieffer to the FLAIR Eventing Team for 2016. Recognized as among the top American three-day eventers, both of these world-class athletes have relied on FLAIR Strips to protect equine lung health throughout their competitive careers.

Named to the USEF 2015 Eventing High Performance Summer/Fall Training World Class List, Lauren Kieffer won the CIC3* at Red Hills International and the CIC3* at Jersey Fresh International, prior to a successful performance at the CCI3* Equi-Trek Bramham International in England. Upon her return home, Kieffer joined the U.S. Team, helping them win the Team Gold medal at the 2015 Pan American Games. I have been an avid user of FLAIR Equine Nasal Strips for quite some time and I am looking forward to educating others on the importance of using the Strips on horses of all levels”, said Kieffer. “Thanks to FLAIR I have peace of mind knowing I am giving my horses the support and protection they need for optimum respiratory health.” 

Reigning U.S. National 3* Champion & Eventing Nation Horse & Rider of the Year, Tamie Smith is an accomplished equestrian, and ICP level 4 Certified Instructor. Her 2015 CIC3* wins included the Fair Hill International, Rebecca Farm, Copper Meadows, and Plantation Field. “I am thrilled to be partnered with FLAIR Equine Nasal Strips and to provide my horses with top respiratory support and protection”, said Smith. “Nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of my horses, and I feel good knowing I can trust FLAIR Strips to be there for them when they need it most.” 

“Flair is truly pleased to welcome Tamie and Lauren to the eventing Team”, said Flair President, Jim Chiapetta DVM JD. “Their accomplishments on the world-stage are a reflection of the commitment, desire and hard work, they both share. Their contribution to the sport of eventing and making their horses’ health priority number one is only one of many reasons we’re so pleased to have them represent FLAIR Strips.”

 About FLAIR Nasal Strips: FLAIR Strips provide drug-free support and protection to the respiratory system of hard-working equine athletes. FLAIR Strips have been clinically proven to: reduce airway resistance, reduce lung stress and bleeding, reduce fatigue, and shorten post-exercise recovery time. For more information about FLAIR Strips, please visit

About the Science behind FLAIR Strips:  Eight clinical studies have been conducted on FLAIR Strips at leading equine research centers in the United States. Abstracts of clinical studies are available at