Cutting

  • horse and rider and cows Crey Zee Carries Rice to Winning NCHA Futurity Open Ride - Last year, Austin Shepard piloted Deluxe Checks to the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World title shortly before riding Dual Reyish to the Futurity Open Championship – a feat that had rarely been accomplished before. But Tatum Rice stepped up to the challenge, navigating Hashtags to the Open World title before arriving in the Futurity […]
  • horse and rider and cow NCHA Futurity Unlimited Amateur Goes to John Rockey and Sweet Toothe - John Rockey added one more award to the illustrious non-professional cutter’s 2018 collection on Dec. 7 when he rode Sweet Toothe, a gelding owned by Rockey and his wife, Rose, to win the National Cutting Horse Association (MCHA) Futurity Unlimited Amateur Championship with a 218 finals score. He and the horse collected $23,837 for the […]
  • horse and rider and cow Cade Shepard and Chexy Louella Take NCHA Futurity Non-Pro Title - Twenty horses. Two sets. The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro finals, held Dec. 7 late in the evening, boasted some of the best talent in the industry, and in the end, it came down to Cade Shepard competing against himself for the Championship. Cade had qualified two horses to the finals and had […]
  • Horse chasing a cow PCCHA Revamps Incentive Programs For 2019 - The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) recently changed its Cutting Stakes, Stallion Auction and Foal Nomination incentive programs. Officials say the changes are designed to make the programs more affordable, increase participation and boost payouts.
  • High Brow CD High Brow CD Tops Inaugural Evening Session - Equi-Stat Elite $7 Million Rider Austin Shepard fought back tears as he spoke on behalf of Hip No. 4050, High Brow CD, during The Evening Session at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales.
  • Woman riding a horse First-Time Haulers Dannica Percevich & Wild Haired Lilly Win Two Titles   - Moments after her title-clinching run in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) $15,000 Amateur World Finals, Dannic Percevich couldn’t quite wrap her mind around the fact that she won two titles.
  • Blake-Hied-Nothing-Comes-easy-ncha-futurity Blake Heid & Nothing Comes Easy Win Amateur Title - The Amateur finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity saw 33 contestants ride to the herd, but it was a 219 marked by Blake Heid aboard Nothing Comes Easy that held strong through the remainder of the finals.
  • Tin Man Tin Man Shatters Sale Record - When Hip No. 1099 walked in the sale ring on Dec. 3 during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I, everyone stopped to pay attention. Tin Man displayed a degree of skill and athleticism rarely seen in a horse his age.
  • Woman riding a horse Amanda Smith & Im Short And Smooth Win $25,000 Novice Non-Pro World Finals - Halfway through the year, Amanda Smith gave up on going to the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals in Fort Worth. Good thing somebody talked her back into it, because she left the show a champion.
  • Man Riding a horse 5-for-5: Mike Wood Wins Fifth $5,000 Novice World Finals Show Title - Hesa Belle Cat and Mike Wood won the $5,000 Novice World Finals Show Championship, giving the Arizona trainer his fifth win in a row in the class.