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NCHA Cutting
NCHA Cutting

Cutting is one of the most exciting horse sports to watch, and the Horse Show hosts a top-notch competition approved by the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA). In competition, horse and rider must work as a team selecting, or “cutting” individual heifers out of the herd and demonstrating their ability to keep it from returning to the group.  Horses must react with very little direction or instruction from the rider to receive top scores.  The horse’s lightning-fast, smooth maneuvers are breathtaking and awe-inspiring to observe.  Years of careful training are invested in each horse, fine-tuning the natural instincts that selective breeding has instilled.  This is one of the most exciting events for rider, horse, and spectator.


Join us February 2016 for the Open and Non-Pro finals of the Mercuria World Series of Cutting. This is the first stop of the 2016 tour and has some great horses and riders slated to compete! Click here to watch the promotional video.

The tentative dates for the NCHA Cutting are February 11-14, 2016.

Schedule of Events

Title Day Time Location
NCHA Cutting Show Thu, Feb 11, 2016 8:00 AM Area 1-6
NCHA Cutting Show Fri, Feb 12, 2016 8:00 AM Area 1-6
NCHA Cutting Show Sat, Feb 13, 2016 8:00 AM Area 1-6
NCHA Cutting Show Sun, Feb 14, 2016 8:00 AM Area 1-6
Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting Finals Sun, Feb 14, 2016 3:30 PM Area 1-6