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WEF By The Numbers: Kat Fuqua Closes Out Winter Season with Championships & USEF Lettering
April 19, 2019 | Equinium
Wellington FL (April 19, 2019) - Six equines, twelve weeks of competition, and countless memories: for the sixth year in a row, Kat Fuqua spent her winter weekends in sunny south Florida, competing at the US's prestigious international hunter/jumper show circuit, the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival. Of the ten weeks in which she competed, Fuqua was invited to the Parade of Champions ten times, earning 43 blue ribbons, ten Championships, four Reserve Championships, and five Classic Championships. Joined by her grooms, mother, and trainer, she ventured into the International Arena during WEF 12 to receive two Circuit Championships: Large Pony Hunter with Brighton and Large Green Pony Hunter with Prestige (aka Prince). Prestige proved particularly unstoppable this season, taking Champion each week he showed.Click for Full Article
A Dozen Years and a Dozen Olympians: GumBits Celebrates Retailer and Rider Roots
March 26, 2019 | Equinium
Wellington, FL (March 26, 2019) - For more than a decade, GumBits have been the preferred treat and training tool for riders around the world, from pony riders to Olympians. GumBits' retailer roots in their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia has expanded to four continents, with riders continuing to gain the advantage of positive effects on the equine mouth and jaw, including encouraging salivation, eliminating teeth grinding, encouraging submission, and promoting chewing activity.Click for Full Article
GumBits Dressage Riders Conquer Connection, Ride to FEI & CDI Victories
February 26, 2019 | Equinium
Wellington, FL (February 26, 2019) - Connection is key in dressage, and a soft mouth brings with it a multitude of benefits: submission, engagement, flexibility, relaxation, communication, and the list goes on. While connection is important in just about any equestrian discipline, dressage is arguably where connection is the most influential; it affects scores both directly and indirectly, and having a softly chewing, foamy, and relaxed connection in the bridle is a hallmark of dressage done well. GumBits' team of dressage superstars know this all too well, and have taken their horses from youngsters to the international spotlight and everywhere in between with GumBits, all-natural chewing gum for horses.Click for Full Article
Veterinarian and Equestrian Momoko Ito Becomes First Distributor of GumBits in Japan
January 13, 2019 | Equinium
Tokyo, Japan (January 13, 2018) - GumBits, makers of all natural, chewing gum for horses, recently expanded its international market into a new Asian country: Japan. Veterinarian and avid dressage and show jumping rider Momoko Ito approached GumBits in 2018 asking about the usefulness of the product in reducing grinding and other tension related issues in her horses. After reading testimonials and getting a deeper understanding of the product, Ito decided to import GumBits and the rest, as they say, is history, with her tack shop becoming the first GumBits distributor in Japan.Click for Full Article
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December 1, 2018 | HorseTrader.com
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Gumbits' World Championship Equestrians Excel at Tryon 2018
October 25, 2018 | Equinium

Tryon, NC (October 25, 2018) -- Team GumBits had an impressive showing during the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, held September, 2018 in Tryon, North Carolina. Journeying from different continents as well as competing on their home turf, the WEG GumBits Team achieved a number of accolades, from personal milestones to World Championship medals.

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Noelle Roberts Rides with GumBits to Multi-Discipline Success
August 13, 2018 | Equinium

Temecula, California (August 13, 2018) - From Grand Prix show jumping to multiple National Championship titles in the Arabian circuit, Southern California native Noelle Roberts has been using GumBits as part of her winning regimen. Highlighting how the all-natural horse treat and training tool encourages relaxation, focus, a soft jaw, and eliminates teeth grinding, Roberts' success with her horses and GumBits provide a case study of the products effectiveness, regardless of discipline, age, or breed.

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Gumbits Gears Up for 2018 Summer Sponsorships
July 19, 2018 | Equinium

Atlanta, Georgia (July 19, 2018) - The tastiest training tool in the equestrian world is stepping up once again to sponsor some of the summer's top events. Gumbits, an all-natural treat and training aid for all disciplines, ages, and levels of equines, will be supporting the 2018 American Eventing Championships, the 2018 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, the 501-c3 Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, and the Bobby Meyerhoff Eventing Clinic.

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Kolaborate CS Finds Relaxation and Focus with Gumbits in Hunter Breeding Yearling Class at Devon
June 4, 2018 | Equinium

June 4, 2018 (Devon, PA) - From "bucket baby" to the Dixon Oval: the story of the elegant young filly, Kolaborate CS, cannot be told without the inclusion of her favorite training tool, Gumbits. In this yearling's first time off her home property, she placed fourth in the prestigious Devon Horse Show's Hunter Breeding division, and was a total pro in the hands of handlers Gretchen Ober of Cavallo Sporthorses and the filly's owner, and 10-year-old hunter derby and junior hunter champion, Kat Fuqua. Known affectionately as Lobo, Kolaborate CS began life as an orphan and overcame her resulting anxiety and fidgety mouth with the help of Gumbits.

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Kiwis and Gumbits: New Zealand Equestrian Ends the Training Grind
May 23, 2018 | Equinium

Blenheim, New Zealand (May 23, 2018) - Gumbits' tasty morsels have been softening equine mouths and encouraging salvation in around the world, and the US-based maker of "chewing gum for horses" recently welcomed another international addition to their selection of retailers and to their line up of internationally successful riders. Gumbits are composed of an all natural combination of sugar and beeswax, and double as both a treat and a training tool. Their taste and texture encourage soft chewing, salivation, and a better connection with the hand. Tense, grinding, or dry mouthed horses in particular benefit from the addition of Gumbits to their training program. U25 Grand Prix dressage rider and New Zealander Tessa Van Bruggen is the latest in a long line of international competitors to discover the Gumbits advantage.

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