2017 Nutrena Senior Athletes

AQHA crowns the 2017 Nutrena Senior Athletes of the Show at the Adequan® Select World.

American Quarter Horse Association

Morgan and SF Check Me Out were named the 2017 Nutrena Senior Athletes of the Show at the Adequan® Select World. (Journal photo)

Butch Morgan of Elbert, Colorado, and SF Check Me Out were named the 2017 Nutrena Senior Athletes of the Show at AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). AQHA presented the award to Morgan on August 29 at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo.  The award is presented to the exhibitor and horse with the highest combined age competing at the Adequan® Select World. The Nutrena Senior Athletes of the Show award recognizes not only the exhibitors, but their equine partners. AQHA has proudly teamed with AQHA Corporate Partner Nutrena on this award since 2012.

SF Check Me Out is a 1999 bay gelding by Look Whos Larkin and out of Katie Chex by Docs Fritzl Chex. The pair showed in heading and heeling.

Morgan and “Larkin” received a prize package that included 500 pounds of Nutrena feed and a plaque specially designed by AQHA’s trophy company, Awards Recognition Concepts.  

The Adequan® Select World is the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and over. This is the pinnacle event for Select amateur competitors around the world who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes, representing English, western and halter disciplines.

For more information on the Adequan® Select World, visit www.aqha.com/selectworld.

Adequan®, the official equine joint therapy of AQHA, is a proud sponsor of the Adequan® Select World. When you choose a joint therapy for your horses, choose Adequan®.

As the official feed partner of AQHA, Nutrena delivers optimum nutrition for exceptional health and world-class performance from your animals. Whether you keep animals around for fun, competition or work, you can trust Nutrena to provide the right nutritional solutions. 

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