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Cade McCutcheon and Me And Julio (PT)

Cade McCutcheon Slides to Tulsa Reining Classic Derby Non-Pro Title

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.

In The Blood: Custom Made Gun—WEG Part 2

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 […]
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McCutcheon Tops NRHA Derby Non-Pro Go-Round

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.

Two Friends Tie For Oklahoma Ride & Slide Level 4 Non-Pro Championship

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 […]

Run-Off Determines 2017 CINCH NRHA Futurity Non-Pro Champion

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 […]

High Roller Reining Classic Derby Non-Pro Ends in Tie

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 […]

Tulsa Reining Classic Draws Talent for USEF and CRI Reining

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.