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Cutting Events

The Mane Event III Cancelled, Mercuria Rescheduled

mane-eventCutters won't be walking to the herd at The Mane Event III, which has been cancelled due to the high costs of cattle. • Photo by Kelsey PecsekIn late June, Rocking K Productions announced that The Mane Event III, scheduled for Aug. 16-21 at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, had been cancelled. The official notice, posted on southpointcutting.com, cited concerns over cattle costs.

Glitter Done Shines in the Las Vegas Mercuria Open

ABanuelosAdan Banuelos and Glitter Done, pictured with Sheridan Clark, who got the mare ready to show.After the limited-age event classes wrapped up for the day on Saturday at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge, the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting kicked off with an exciting opening ceremony that helped honor U.S. war veterans and recognize the accomplishments of each finalist.

Metallic Rebel Dominates PCCHA Derby Open

BGalyean MetallicRebelMetallic Rebel & Beau GalyeanThe schedule was packed on Saturday, June 18, at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge, and the competition was tough. Metallic Rebel bested a field of 20 horses with Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Beau Galyean in the saddle. Their score of 225.5 was worth a check for $18,000.

Four Champions Crowned at Breeder’s Invitational

SS04 SomeKindaHighbrow CShepard 16HPCade Shepard & Some Kinda Highbrow • Hart PhotosThe first week of the Breeder’s Invitational in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is wrapping up, but the competition is still in full swing. On May 19, four finals took place at the show, and competitors vying for top honors really brought what they had to the table.