Plusvital Announces New Partnership With Irish Amateur Jockey Jamie Hayes
Irish equine science company Plusvital has announced a new partnership with Irish amateur jockey, Jamie Hayes.As part of the partnership, a portion of the funding will be donated to the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund
. The Irish Injured Jockeys Fund
was established in 2014 to provide long-term care and guidance, not only for jockeys who have suffered serious injury through riding, but also for jockeys who need help in their secondary careers or after their retirement from the sport.
Jamie Hayes currently rides out for a number of point-to-point and national hunt trainers across the country and has ambitions to soon turn professional. Hayes will act as an official brand ambassador for Plusvital’s range of scientifically-based supplements
and innovative genetic tests for thoroughbred horses
Plusvital, a leader in equine nutrition since 1975, is also the world’s leading provider of genetic testing
to the Thoroughbred industry. Following the launch of the world’s first nutrigenomic supplement for horses, EnerGene-Q10
, the company has continued develop innovative and scientifically-based equine supplements
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Speaking on this new partnership, Plusvital Sales Director Ciara Watt said: “As a proudly Irish company, we’re delighted to support an Irish jockey like Jamie Hayes in this early stage of his career. We’ve also worked with the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund
in the past and are thrilled with the chance to support such a worthwhile cause.”
Also commenting on the announcement, the Cork-based Jamie Hayes said, “I’m very excited to develop this new partnership with Plusvital. For as long as I’ve been riding out, I can remember Plusvital supplements being used in most yards and you can really notice the difference in any horse taking them.”
Offering scientifically-based supplements
for the serious competitor in all aspects of the equine industry, the Plusvital supplement range has a large global presence and can locally be purchased directly or through a number of selected local suppliers.