Lauren Nicholson "I will do anything I can to help my horses perform their best. I believe FLAIR® Nasal Strips help my horses breathe easier, which is the first of many reasons, they run longer and jump higher."Hometown: Born in Mt. Carmel, Illinois but living in Ocala, Florida and The Plains, Virginia Discipline: Eventing Began Riding: At the age of six. User of FLAIR Strips for: 10+ years Highlights of 2020: Placing 1st with Bug at Haygard Midsouth Three Day CCI3-S and 3rd with Patrick, earning 2nd at Red Hills Int'l CCI3-S with Patrick and 4th with Bug, and getting to spend time at home with the horses, putting in the extra work towards the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. Goals for 2021: Competing in all the horse shows, including Kentucky, Bromont, and representing the USA at the Olympics in Tokyo. Biggest Accomplishments: Placing 7th in FEI World Rankings; being named 2019 USEA Lady Rider of the Year; placing in the top 10 at Burghley, Kentucky, Bromont, and Jockey Club; and competing for Team USA at 2018 WEG and 2016 Olympics. Fun Facts: Lauren loves to cook and garden. She has two mini weiners, Benny and Bosley. Bug loves bananas, but only when they're firm. Takes Pride in: Her horses; her program; and the wonderful trainers, owners, sponsors, grooms, veterinarians, and farriers that support Lauren. Major Influence in Life: Her parents.