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Cosequin® Sponsors Week 7 And $100,000 Grand Prix At Winter Equestrian Festival

WELLINGTON, FL – March 10, 2004 - Week 7 of the 32nd Winter Equestrian Festival kicks off on Wednesday, March 10, and runs through Sunday, March 14, at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club in Wellington, FL. Cosequin is the title sponsor of the five-day show, entitled CSIO**** United States, Cosequin Finale. The featured event is the $100,000 Cosequin US Open Jumper Championship, CSIO****, which will be held on Sunday, March 14, starting at 2:00 pm. Also highlighting this week’s competition is the $50,000 Samsung Nations Cup presented by CN, CSIO**** on Friday, March 12, starting at 7:00 pm.

The 10-week Winter Equestrian Festival continues through March 21 in Wellington, and then moves on to Tampa, Florida, from March 24 through April 3.

Cosequin is made by Nutramax Laboratories, Inc., a private company that researches, develops, manufactures, and sells high-quality products for the consumer and veterinary markets. Located in Edgewood, Maryland, Nutramax Laboratories® has dedicated itself to helping animals and humans with joint problems and other problems associated with aging.

Cosequin is the #1 veterinarian recommended brand among both equine and small animal veterinarians. Cosamin®DS, marketed for humans, is the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate brand. Cosequin is the only glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate brand shown safe, effective, and absorbable in published, controlled veterinary trials conducted in the United States.

According to Dr. Todd Henderson, Executive Vice President of Nutramax Laboratories, “Cosequin/Nutramax Laboratories is excited to be a sponsor of the Winter Equestrian Festival. This is an excellent opportunity for talented riders and skilled horses to compete for top awards. Cosequin joint health supplement helps these horses by protecting their joint cartilage against the rigors of high-level competition.”

For more information, write to Nutramax Laboratories, Inc., 2208 Lakeside Boulevard, Edgewood, MD 21040; or call (410) 776-4000 or toll free 800-925-5187; or fax to (410) 776-4009. Visit the company’s website at


Show days for the 2004 Winter Equestrian Festival are Wednesday through Sunday. Gates open at 8:00 am. Ticket Prices: Wednesdays are free to everyone; Children 12 and under are admitted free every day; Young Adults 13 to 18 and Seniors are $5 on Thursday through Sunday; Adults are $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15 on Sunday. The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club is located on Pierson Road off South Shore Boulevard. For additional information, visit or call 561-793-5867.


March 10 – 14 CSIO United States Cosequin Finale CSIO***

March 18 – 21 Zada Enterprises WEF Dressage Classic CDI***/Y

(Qualifier for Olympic Selection Trials)

March 24 – 28 Tampa Bay Classic CSI-W (Bob Thomas Equestrian Center)

March 30 - April 3 Tournament of Champions CSI-W (Bob Thomas Equestrian Center)

April 3 Budweiser American Invitational (Raymond James Stadium)


March 12 $50,000 Samsung Nations' Cup, presented by CN, CSIO****

March 14 $100,000 Cosequin U.S. Open Jumper Championship,CSIO****

March 28 $75,000 Grand Prix of Tampa, presented by Kilkenny/ICH, CSI-W

April 3 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational,

presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune

CHARLOTTE JUMPER CLASSIC CSI****, Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC

April 9 -11 Charlotte Jumper Classic CSI****

April 11 $150,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte For the Charlotte Bobcat Cup


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