Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships Begin

The 2014 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships starts September 30 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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The 2014 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships kicked off September 30 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum and will continue through October 5.

Exhibitors at the 2014 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships shined their boots and dusted off their hats for the first day of competition at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The show kicked off with an exhibitor meeting at 7 a.m. in the Miller Club, and classes began at 8 a.m. in the Miller Coliseum, with Level 1 (formerly Novice) youth working hunter.

A welcome reception sponsored by Nutrena will be held at 6 p.m. in the Miller Club for all of the exhibitors to mingle and relax after a busy first day.  

The Nutrena East Level 1 Championships offers a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators to take part in throughout the show, including free Ride the Rail/Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen.

Be sure to check the full tentative schedule at

The Nutrena East and SmartPak West AQHA Level 1 Championships are the pinnacle events for Level 1 competitors around the world who must qualify for the events either nationally or through their state or provincial AQHA affiliate to compete in English, western and halter events.

Nutrena is proud to be the title sponsor for the Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships. Other corporate partner contributors include Adequan, B&W Hitches, Double J Saddlery, Farnam, John Deere, Justin Boots, Markel Insurance, Merial, Professional’s Choice, SmartPak and WeatherBeeta.   

Follow the happenings at the Nutrena East Level 1 Championship with the #NutrenaEast hashtag on Twitter and Instagram, as well as coverage from The American Quarter Horse Journal at

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