Eric Freitas and Cat Snacks take the Non-Pro Derby title at the NSHA.

Champion Talks with Eric Freitas

Aboard his home-bred gelding, Cat Snacks (Cats Full Moon x Chic Snacks x Snackbox), Eric Freitas rode to the National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Derby Non-Pro title. Quarter Horse News caught up with Freitas after the ride.

A gelding that Freitas said he wishes he had more of, Cat Snacks previously carried Frietas to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic Non-Pro win in 2018. Cat Snacks has an Equi-Stat earnings record of $28,406; after this win, the horse adds $2,911.13.