Delano MN – Flair LLC, maker of the FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strip is pleased to congratulate Team FLAIR Barrel Racer Kelly Yates on her recent qualification to The American Rodeo and that rodeo’s more than $2,000,000 in prize money.

Yates — a resident of Pueblo Colorado and World Champion Barrel Racer — and her horses FIESTA DEL REY and FIESTAS CASH, finished seventh and eighth respectively in The American qualifying races held October 11-13, 2013 in the Lincoln Nebraska Barrel Bash, one of five of The American Rodeo qualifying events sanctioned by Better Barrel Racers. Not only will Yates be eligible to compete for more than $100,000 in prize money, but she will also have a chance to share in a $1,000,000 cash pool.

Flair LLC President, Jim Chiapetta DVM JD, says of Yates achievement, “As a sponsor of both the Barrel Bash series of races and the Better Barrel Racers Finals, we at Flair LLC are thrilled that Team FLAIR’s Kelly Yates has qualified for this richest of one-day Rodeos. We wish Kelly and her horses the very best of luck in The American Rodeo!”

The American, billed as “The richest one-day rodeo ever…” was developed by RFDTV in conjunction with Professional Bull Riders, Pro Roughstock Series, United States Team Roping Championships, Better Barrel RAcers, and the Ultimate Calf Roping, and will be held on Sunday March 20, 2014 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. Due to rigorous qualifying standards, The American will draw, in addition to Kelly Yates, only the very top names in Rodeo — proving to be an exciting competition for spectators and television fans alike as they witness the best competing for a share of the $2,000,000 in purses.

About FLAIR Nasal Strips: FLAIR Strips provide drug-free support and protection to the respiratory system of the hard-working equine athlete. FLAIR Strips are proven to: reduce airway resistance, reduce lung stress and bleeding (EIPH), reduce fatigue, and shorten post-exercise recovery time.

For more information about FLAIR Strips, please visit FLAIRstrips.com

Media Contact: Nan Rawlins | nan@flairstrips.com