Don’t Miss the Nutrena NRBC Open Classic Challenge Reception

Nutrena returns as the naming sponsor of the National Reining Breeders Classic Open Classic Challenge Reception set for Friday evening  April 21  in the Sponsor Pavilion of the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas.


The fun at this reception is great food plus great watching – and that begins early with the Rein in Cancer Frisbee toss. Frisbees will be on sale all week and at the appointed time buyers can throw them into the arena. The ones that get closest to the targets win special prizes.


Of course there’s no better seat in the house to watch the competition than at the Nutrena reception – and high scores and high excitement will make the Nutrena Open Classic Challenge Reception an event to remember.


“The folks Nutrena became part of our NRBC family when they came on board as sponsors a few years ago,” said NRBC Secretary-Treasurer Cheryl Cody. “We are thrilled to welcome them back again and we truly appreciate their support of our event and our exhibitors.”


Sharon Choney, Nutrena South Texas Equine Consultant, said, “We are excited to continue our relationship the NRBC which brings in the best competitors, trainers and equine athletes from across the nation. Providing the highest quality equine nutrition is at the heart of what we do, and helping horses realize their full potential is our passion through our detailed nutrition programs and superior feeds. It is fantastic to be able to support many of the top riders, faithful clients and premium equine athletes that align in this framework. We are very excited to meet and cheer on many more of you and your equine partners throughout the week.”


Nutrena® is a premium brand of horse feed produced by Cargill, Inc., a worldwide producer of

agricultural products. Cargill has 151 years of innovative research and development through our

Innovation Center in Elk River Minnesota as well as many long time Relationships with some of

America’s leading universities. Using the highest-quality ingredients and the most up-to-date nutritional technology, Cargill manufactures and markets a complete line of Nutrena® branded feeds and supplements that help horses maintain optimal health throughout all stages of life, from the breeding farm to the show ring.


For superior Performance you need to begin with top nutrition and premium feeds, and Nutrena should be the first choice for your Equine Athlete.  Whether you’re looking for the benefits that come from high-fat diets calorie dense diets within the ProForce Family or SafeChoice Family that brings you simplicity of feeding and peace of mind – Nutrena can find a solution for every situation.  Nutrena provides feeds for every life stage from the breeding farm to the professional athlete onto the active senior horse and everything in between.


At the Nutrena booth during the NRBC, Choney, along wtih Nutrena Representative Kirk Chilson will provide information about any of the products in the Nutrena® or Progressive Nutrition Feed lines; as well as the Health Supplements used to maximizes to winning and health potential – to aid in the overall health, muscle gain and recovery, gut health and electrolytes.


Nutrena® works with riders and trainers as well as the equine athletes to customize a nutrition programs to meet their requirements to be able to maximize their genetic and performance potential. There will be daily drawings for a month’s worth of Premium Equine feed as well as many other goodies and giveaways.    To learn more about Nutrena visit the website at


Since its inception, the National Reining Breeders Classic has grown to include over 200 subscribed stallions, and in its twentieth year in 2017, the total payout will exceed $20 million.  For information on the NRBC, visit the web site at or call 580-759-3939.