Cutting

  • The Legacy Continues: 16-Year-Old Shepard Wins Augusta - Cade Shepard hasn’t been to every Augusta Futurity, but the high schooler figures he’s been to every one during his lifetime. “I love this show,” said the 16-year-old from Summerdale, Alabama. “I’ve been coming here ever since I was pretty much born.”
  • Finally! Chubby Turner Gets Augusta Futurity Win - Chubby Turner finally won the Open Championship at the Augusta Futurity.  It only took 38 years.
  • Standish Shows Mom’s Still Got It In Augusta - Amanda Standish was out of the saddle for eight months surrounding the birth of her daughter, Eloise, but on Thursday showed her 7-month-old mom was back in top form by nabbing the Augusta Futurity 5/6-Year-old Unlimited Amateur Championship.
  • Colgrove And Cupid Break Through With Mercuria Win In Augusta - Madalyn Colgrove said she wasn’t nervous before the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting event at the Augusta Futurity. Two cows into Thursday night’s Non-Pro finals, that began to change.
  • Comeback Kid: Time To Hangem’s Road To Recovery Leads To Mercuria Win - Even though Time To Hangem had spent more than a year on the sidelines after surgery, Gaylon Wells rode the 10-year-old gelding into the James Brown Arena Thursday night with confidence.
  • Carolina Cutters Duke It Out In Augusta $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age - It was a Carolina showdown in the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age finals at the Augusta Futurity.
  • Louisiana Cutter Jumps To $50,000 Amateur Any Age Winners Circle - Rhein and Amanda Standish watched from the stands as their Deluxe Checks won the 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Championship, but on Monday, Rhein earned a new title from the saddle.
  • Amateur Hour - The Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting events are known for bringing high-energy crowds and attracting some of the industry’s greatest any-age athletes. The event is made up of main Open and Non-Pro divisions, but amateurs have been wanting in on a part of the action.
  • BCCHA Maturity Classic/Challenge Cancelled - The British Columbia Cutting Horse Association (BCCHA) Maturity Classic/Challenge, originally scheduled for April 12-14 in British Columbia, Canada, has been canceled for 2018.
  • Horse of the Year Dam Mae Bea Marie Passes Away - Mae Bea Marie will go down in the record books as the dam of earners of more than $800,000, including a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year, but the daughter of Freckles Playboy also made a lasting impact on those who knew her.