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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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2017 Equestrian Ontario Gift Guide
December 12, 2017 | Equestrian Ontario

GumBits are an all-natural chewing gum for horses that promotes the salivation process and eliminates teeth grinding which often can occur during the intense training of high performance sport horses. GumBits work as they cause the horses/ponies to chew the bit and salivate, ultimately aiding in the connection between horse and rider.

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GumBits to Provide Prizes for All AEC Divisions
August 23, 2016 | US Eventing

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce GumBits has returned as a Prize Level sponsor at the 2016 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover (AEC). GumBits has generously agreed to provide prizes for all AEC prize bags. This year's AEC will be held August 31-September 4, 2016 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

"I am honored to once again sponsor the American Eventing Championship on behalf of GumBits, chewing gum for horses," said Principal Shereen Fugua. "In recent years we have had so many high performance eventers contact us letting us know the positive effects GumBits has on their competition horses. We are thrilled that High Performance Equestrians & Olympians such as Steffen Peters, Lauren Kieffer, Hawley Bennett Awad, Lauren Billys, Kate Chadderton, Matt Brown & Bobby Meyerhoff just love our product. This interest encouraged us to get involved with U.S. Eventing for their annual championship sponsorship which we plan to do each year."

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GumBits Continues Support of Marcus Fyffe Dressage
August 17, 2016 | Phelps Media Group

Wellington, Fla. -- From the moment Shereen Fuqua, founder of GamBit Atlanta Inc. and proud sponsor of Marcus Fyffe Dressage, met Olympian David Marcus and Nicholas Fyffe, she knew they were a special pair. Marcus and Fyffe, international Grand Prix dressage trainers that are based year-round in Wellington, Florida, are dedicated to providing top quality training and care for their horses. Since adding GumBits into their daily routine, their horses are more relaxed and happier then ever.

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Product Review: GumBits
April 8, 2016 | Decidedly Equestrian

I was thrilled to see GumBits in the December 2015 A Horse Box and couldn't wait to try them. Turns out someone else at my barn wanted them too, and my sample disappeared one day out of my grooming tote! I can only assume some kid got hungry... I really don't know. The folks at A Horse Box were nice enough to send me more samples to try out on Champ, so here's our review on GumBits!

First thing I did was put one of these in my mouth. I figured I needed to see what exactly I was feeding Champ, and the best way to do that was to eat a couple. The little candy balls were hard on the outside (harder than I expected) and waxy on the inside. They are slightly sweet and minty. Not bad! The waxy insides stuck to my teeth a bit and I chewed around a bit trying to get it off my teeth. It took a while, but it finally wore off.

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Adam Steffens, Winner of the GumBits Happy Horse Harmony Award, Knows the Secret to a Happy Horse
December 23, 2015 | Horseback Magazine

Wellington, Florida (December 22, 2015)-- GumBits, a sponsor of the 2015 Adequan Global Dressage Festival, was pleased to wrap up a successful season by awarding their Happy Horse Harmony Award to Dressage professional Adam Steffens and his mount Regatta at the White Fences Polar Express Dressage Show this past weekend. Mares hold a special place in Steffens heart- especially mares that are nervous and need a little extra help doing their best in the show ring. Although good tests and blue ribbons are a perk, for Steffens, there's nothing more rewarding than helping a anxious horse learn to love being competitive again.

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