The Tulsa Reining Classic drew reiners from all over the country to Oklahoma Aug. 27-Sept. 2. Non-pros duked it out Aug. 30 in the Ford Truck Arena, and after 79 exhibitors went through the ring, Cade McCutcheon and Me And Julio (PT) stood on top with their score of 220.5.
Cade McCutcheon grew up in Texas, but every year he returns to his family’s Minnesota roots.
When Cade McCutcheon and Custom Made Gun hit the arena together in 2015, they did it in a big way. They were the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Derby Non-Pro Co-Reserve Champions and a few weeks later, they were the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby Non-Pro Champions. They have successfully campaigned since then, and […]
The arena lights dimmed as the second day of Non-Pro competition ended at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby. With 663 entries across Levels 4-1, the Non-Pro featured many talented horse-and-rider combinations.
Five top horses and riders have been chosen to represent the United States in reining at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games.
In the world of competition, the circles can be rather small, and from specific disciplines to varying categories in those disciplines, they can grow even smaller. At the Oklahoma Reining Horse Association Ride & Slide, it was no surprise the Derby Level 4 Non-Pro Co-Champions turned out to be pretty good friends. Cade McCutcheon, riding […]
An Arizona-based breeder and Texas trainer passed the NRHA Million Dollar Owner mark at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity in Oklahoma City.
For veteran National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity competitors Mandy McCutcheon and Kelle Smith, it’s still exciting to have their names associated with the high score at the end of finals night. But it’s even more thrilling to go head-to-head in a run-off to determine the CINCH NRHA Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Champion. After tying […]
With older, well-seasoned horses, the derby classes bring a lot of excitement to the High Roller Reining Classic. The Derby and Stakes Non-Pro took place Sept. 14 at the South Point Arena in Las Vegas, and with 111 draws, there were quite a few competitive teams in attendance. In the Derby Level 4 Open, two […]
Friday night at the Tulsa Reining Classic was filled with national and international competition when the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and CRI classes were showcased. Professionals and young guns both dazzled the crowd with big stops, fast spins and smooth moves.