Thursday, April 26th 2018


The National Reining Breeders Classic is a Texas nonprofit corporation.

The National Reining Breeders Classic began with a dream. In the fall of 1997, a group including Dick Pieper, Carol Rose, Tim McQuay, Pete Kyle, Gary Putman, Robert Chown and Tom McCutcheon, met and created the NRBC.

NRBC Directors

Tom McCutcheon - President
Tom McCutcheon is the chairman of the NRBC board with lifetime earnings over $1.6 Million. A National Reining Breeders Classic Open Champion, NRBC Reserve Champion and two-time NRHA Derby Reserve Champion, he is a two-time USET Reining Championship winner. Tom helped bring home the Gold at the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain and earned Individual Silver Medal. In 2010, aboard Gunners Special Nite, owned by Turnabout Farm, Tom brought home both the Individual and Team Gold. Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, Inc., in Aubrey, Texas, is a premier reining training, breeding, and rehab facility.

Colleen McQuay - Vice President
Colleen is active in both the Reining world and the Hunter-Jumper world. She has served on the board of the National Reining Horse Association where she is on the Show Standard Committee and initiated the NRHA show rating system. In addition, she serves on the Executive Board Event Production Committee for the two major NRHA shows, the Futurity and Derby.

Cheryl Magoteaux Cody - Secretary-Treasurer
A part of the NRBC since the beginning, Cheryl Magoteaux Cody is an award-winning writer and photographer. Her company, Pro Management, has produced and managed some of the world’s most prestigious performance horse events. She is the President of Rein In Cancer and has been chosen as the Reining Manager for the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

Tim McQuay
Tim McQuay, the NRHA's first-ever $2 MIllion Earner, has won the NRHA Futurity and Derby as well as an NRBC Championship and was inducted into the NRHA Hall of Fame in 2000. A founding director of the NRBC, Tim and his wife Colleen live in Tioga, Texas. For more information about Tim, please visit his website,

Dell Hendricks
A NRBC board member since 1999, Dell Hendricks also serves on the National Reining Horse Association board, and the USEF active riders committee. AQHA World Champion, NRHA Futurity Champion and NRBC Champion, Dell and his wife Terri live in Tioga, Texas. For more information about Dell, please visit his website,

Pete Kyle
Former AQHA Professional Horseman of the Year, Pete Kyle, is another of the NRBC's founding directors. Pete, the rider and trainer of numerous AQHA and NRHA World Champions, wife Tamra and their sons, Ryan and Reed, live in Whitesboro, Texas. For more information about Pete, please visit his website,

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