About the 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.

Schedule of Events:

NCHA Cutting - February 7-9, 2019 | 8:00am | Expo Hall

Entry Deadlines:

Mail-In: January 15, 2019
Online: January 25, 2019

Class Schedule:

2019 NCHA Cutting Class Schedule

Entry Forms:

Online Entry Form


Results will be posted here as they become available.

Plan your visit to San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo by viewing our map.

Big Things Are Happening