Both to compete with fellow Team member Michele McLeod at WNFR

Flair LLC, maker of FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips, is proud to announce the addition of Stevi Hillman and Carley Richardson to the FLAIR Western Team for 2017. Among the elite competitors on the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) Tour, these world-class athletes have relied on FLAIR Strips toprotect equine lung health throughout their competitive careers. Both members of the Team will join 2016-2017 FLAIR Western Team member Michele Mcleod, who will be competing in her fourth Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) in Las Vegas, NV, beginning December 1.

Stevi Hillman makes her first appearance at the WNFR this year, following an incredible string of wins in 2016. Ranked #6 in the world, Hillman won 12-events, and earnings of nearly $105,000. Her wins include the All-American Finals, Cowboy Capital of World Rodeo, Pendleton Round-Up, Wrangler Champions Challenge, and theReno Rodeo, among others.

With nearly $250,000 in career earnings, Carley Richardson makes her second appearance at the WNFR, ranked #13 in the world. A winner of Kansas’ Biggest Rodeo, Richardson scored wins at the Snake River Stampede, and the St. Paul Rodeo. Over the Fourth of July weekend, she took home more than $18,000 inwinnings, third most among WPRA members.

“Flair is truly pleased to welcome Stevi and Carley to the Western 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 women’s professional barrel racing and making their horses’ health priority number one is only one of many reasons we’re so pleased to have them represent FLAIR Strips. That both ladies will be joining the legendary Michele McLeod as FLAIR Western Team members at the WNFR, is something we’re truly proud of.”

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.