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ACL Airshop hoofs it to the World Equestrian Games

ACL Airshop hoofs it to the World Equestrian Games

South Carolina-based Unite Load Device (ULD) lessor and repairer ACL Airshop is taking full advantage of the staging of the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in the neighbouring state of North Carolina to showcase its ULD horsebox products.

Just 72 km separate the two points, allowing sales staff to demonstrate ACL’s services and products to participants in the WEG, held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining eight equestrian calibre events in a pre-determined location. The event includes jumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting and reining. The 2018 edition of the games is being held in Mill Spring, NC, over thirteen days from September 11-23rd, 2018 at Tryon International Equestrian Centre.

ACL provides professional, well-trained grooms, educated under equine veterinarians. Each horse receives unique care and custom placement depending on gender and size. Additionally, it offers offer collapsible stalls to save space and money. A single position can fit four stacked stalls for the return trip.

The company says: “We will have a 10 ft by 20 ft stand at the event for customers and competitors to visit. The stand will feature a full-sized ACL Airshop horsebox for anyone to see and feel. We want people to be able to see how horses are actually transported to events like the WEG.”

Some ACL Airshop team members are experts on the subject matter and will be representing the company at the event.

The company adds: “ACL Airshop provides horse air transport services around the globe and always emphasizes safety and professional care. We’re hoping WEG attendees will learn more about these services by speaking with our team members and seeing a horsebox in person.”

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