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Cutting Events

Cinca Im Hot Snags Derby Open Title at BI

Lennox webCinca Im Hot & Jessee Lennox • Photo by Alex LynchThere was plenty of attention on Jesse Lennox’s run on Cinca Im Hot (Spots Hot x Cinca De Maya x Dual Rey) at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, although the pair ended up in the 16th spot.

Titles Awarded at Breeder’s Invitational

Kadie Weeks Reytalic webKadie Weeks Hermes & Reytalic • Photo by Dawn BaxtromThe Breeder’s Invitational (BI) has been underway for more than a week, and on May 20, five action-packed finals brought excitement to Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the Derby Unlimited Amateur finals, an impressive group came out to showcase their abilities, but only one duo came out on top.

Changes for NCHA Youth Announced

YouthCostumesYouth participation is an important part of the NCHA's National Championship shows, and changes to the point system have been announced. • Photo by Alex LynchThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) youth committee had a teleconference on May 1 to discuss Youth rules related to the National Championship shows. The committees proposed changed were approved by the executive committee as of May 18.

Final Champions Named at NCHA Scottsdale Nationals

BeaPureCat JRothJill Roth and Bea Pure Cat, pictured at the 2015 Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Futurity • Photo by Kristin PitzerThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Scottsdale Nationals wrapped up on May 10, with six more champions being named at the inaugural event.

First Champions Crowned at Scottsdale Nationals

BeaPureCat KPlatt 15SSBea Pure Cat, pictured with Kenny Platt • Photo by Suzanne SylvesterLast year, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) executive committee voted to produce a third National Championship show in Scottsdale, Arizona. The action kicked off on May 4 at the WestWorld of Scottsdale.