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Cutting Events

Gamble Pays off for Intrepid New York State Cutters


NYCuttingEventCutter at Challenger Series event in Fulton, New York. -- Photo by Hill Top Photography.

An enthusiastic group of cutters in the Northeast did what some thought was impossible earlier this month when they brought a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-sanctioned event back to New York State.

QB Cat Commands Attention in Calgary

QBCat SMcDavidMercuria Open Champion QB Cat, pictured with owner Stacie McDavid • Photo by Midge AmesThe Calgary Stampede was the fifth stop for the eight-leg Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, and the race for the top 15 in the World standings just got hotter.

Gianna Pietrafeso Wows in Denver

Gianna webGianna Pietrafeso & Smokin Tap • Photo by Alex LynchGianna Pietrafeso walked to the herd in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Transwest Denver Nationals $35,000 Non-Pro finals with the goal of having a clean run, but she came out with more than just an accurate performance.

Kenny Platt Dominates in Denver

kennyplatt web$5,000 Novice Horse Open winners Dualin Smooth Legacy and Kenny Platt • Photo by Kristin PitzerIt has been said that competing on home turf gives someone an advantage, and at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Transwest Denver Nationals, Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Kenny Platt confirmed that thought.