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Cutting Events

This Cats Max Stands Out in Calgary

ThisCatsMax071316This Cats Max & Travis Rempel • James Hudyma PhotographyAs the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting reaches the halfway point this year, the competition is as fierce as ever. Fort Langley, British Columbia, Canada-based cutter Travis Rempel kept the glory at home when he topped the Calgary Stampede installment of the event riding This Cats Max.

Summer Showdown In Cowtown Cancelled

PedelToTheMetallPedel To The Metall earned $60,000 after winning last year's NCHA/Western Bloodstock Summer Showdown In Cowtown, but that kind of money won't be available this season.The semiannual National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)/Western Bloodstock Showdown In Cowtown slot cutting that was scheduled for this month in conjunction with the NCHA Summer Spectacular has been cancelled. The suspension of the event, which was decided in early June, means a substantial amount of money that was paid out in 2015 will not change hands this year.

Grass Roots Cutting Will Be Held During Summer Spectacular

WillRogers forwebRegion Eight is holding a grass roots cutting during the NCHA Summer Spectacular at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. • QHN file photoThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Affiliate Grass Roots Cutting program, started in 2013, has been growing in popularity each year. The shows, started as a way to give people a fun, low-cost introduction to cutting, are generally held in conjunction with weekend shows around the country. But on July 23, a grass roots cutting will be held during a major limited-age event for the first time.