2008 World Grand Champion Santana’s El Nino kicked of his world championship tour at the 2008 International Grand Championship Horse Show on Saturday night, Sept. 27 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. His next stop was Monday, Sept. 29 at the Thomas School in Shelbyville, Tenn. On Tuesday, Sept. 30 he was at the Middle Tennessee State University to exhibit at the Blue Raiders’s football game and met the President of MTSU, Dr. Sidney A. McPhee.

El Nino will also be at the North Carolina Championships on Oct. 4 in Asheville, N.C. And then on Oct. 25, El Nino will be at the 20th annual Jack Daniel’s International Invitational Barbecue Championships in Lynchburg, Tenn. After a short break, El Nino will head to Knoxville to the University Of Tennessee’s Homecoming game on Nov. 8 at Neyland Stadium. His final stop will be Nov. 20-22 at the Southern Championships in Perry, Ga.