Reining Champion Sandy Collier available for signing at Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, CA

Sponsored by SmartPak Equine

WHAT: Hundreds of eager equine enthusiasts flock to the Western States Horse Expo every year to soak up knowledge from top professionals and enjoy a saturation of everything equine. As if this couldn't be topped, SmartPak Equine™ is offering something more for attendees this year - the opportunity to meet Reining Champion Sandy Collier up close and personal! A member of Team SmartPak, Collier will be making appearances at the SmartPak booth all weekend to greet fans and sign free photographs. Stop by to say hello, get free samples, ask questions and have a photo autographed by Collier! All are welcome; giveaways are limited on a first come, first serve basis.

WHO: Collier is one of the world's leading competitors in Reining, a sport that has quickly amassed substantial influence and popularity . A native of Buellton, Calif., Collier is the only woman to have won the coveted NRCHA title. Additional career highlights include winning the Snaffle Bit Futurity in 1993, and multiple AQHA and NRCHA World Champion titles. Collier will be giving three clinics throughout the weekend at the Western States Horse Expo on "The Working Cow Horse".

SmartPak is a proud sponsor of Collier, providing her with equine nutritional supplements on a monthly basis in SmartPaks – the handy daily packages customized with a horse's supplements and pharmaceuticals. To keep her horses in top shape, Collier uses Grand Meadows products in all of her SmartPaks. Grand Meadows is just one of the many manufacturers whose quality, brand name products comprise the SmartPak line of more than 250 supplements.

WHEN: Signing with Sandy Collier: 3 p.m., Saturday, June 11
1:45 p.m., Sunday, June 12

WHERE:Western States Horse Expo : Thursday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12
SmartPak Equine Booth, #3419, Building C
Western States Horse Expo, held at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, Calif.

CONTACT : To schedule an interview with Collier, contact Nina Akerley at
774-773-1120 .

SmartPak Equine is a sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup and American Eventing Championships, and is a member of the National Animal Supplement Council certified to display the NASC Seal of Quality.

About SmartPak Equine
SmartPak Equine was founded in 1999 with the purpose of simplifying the administration of nutritional supplements and medications to horses. The patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system has been adopted by thousands of barns and horse owners across the country, who value knowing that their supplements will be fed correctly. It has been embraced by riders from all disciplines and all levels, including seven Olympic medalists. In addition to the SmartPak supplement system, the company offers a broad line of horse health and rider items, dog supplies, and equine and canine pharmacy items sold through the company’s catalog and Web site. In 2006, SmartPak was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing private companies for the second straight year and is the only equine company ever named to the list. The company has also been honored with a Best Bosses award presented by Fortune Small Business and Winning Workplaces. SmartPak also operates a retail store in Natick, MA. For more information, visit