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post #1 of 13 Old 08-19-2007, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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REINING + CUTTING + CAMPDRAFTING

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone is in to either Cutting, Campdrafting or Reining-as i am. Here are some piccies doing what i love = )





Have you got any? I would love to see them = )

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post #2 of 13 Old 08-20-2007, 12:37 AM
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i just started learning and teaching reining to my 5 year old stallion, Dez. I competed in my first reining class at our last show. It was a start, but there is a lot of room to improve :) I don't have pictures, but my husband took video of it - I just don't know how to post video :(

I would LOVE to get into cutting, but it is pretty much non-existant up here :( Maybe one day I can go out of state to do it. Do you need cattle to practice cutting, or are there some maneuvers that can be practiced without?

I have actually never heard of campdrafting - could you explain what it is?

I love your picture, your horse looks so focused and responsive!
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post #3 of 13 Old 08-20-2007, 11:13 AM
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I love cutting, reining, roping, and any thing that has to do with a cow. I am lucky enough to have a friend that has a paint horse that came in third last year, then my trainer has a horse that will get down so low that your feet will drag the ground.

I don't have any pics of me but here is a page on my trainers web site that has a few
http://www.markhausman.com/Ranch_Horse_Show_Program.php

I don't know where you live but here is a stock horse show that I think you would lovehttp://www.southernstockhorse.com/
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post #4 of 13 Old 08-20-2007, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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Flying B i looked at the website-COOL!! And now to answer the question 'What is Campdrafting'. Well basically you have a cut out yard where you show the judge how well your horse can work the cattle (only choosing one cow) basically cutting it out. Once you are happy (after about 3 good turns ect) you yell out GATE, the gate people open the gate (there are 4 pegs all up, you basically do a right hand turn around the first one- a left around the other peg that is directally on the side of it and bring the cow up and through two pegs about 20m apart repersenting a gate) Geez i hope i made that simple cause it really is...

Here you go this might make it alil simpler


Here is a person out on the course, i got it from dads pictures but i can't work out who it is

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post #5 of 13 Old 08-20-2007, 11:01 PM
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I have done that but it was hard because the horse I was on was green to cows, she was broke but first time around cows and I did not want to push her to hard and make her hate cows so the whole thing was ugly. One of my favorites is where you take a cow and run him down a fence and once you pass a cone you turn him around and then race him back, you try to have the fastest time.
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post #6 of 13 Old 08-20-2007, 11:26 PM Thread Starter
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Kool, my dad trians them at home so when we go out he isn't imbarrest how his horse performs He says he has a big name to fill (refering to his father) But i am so glad you gave it a try Flying B! It really is fun

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post #7 of 13 Old 08-21-2007, 02:09 AM
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Campdrafting sounds very cool - I wish we had more activities like that up here, but we don't live in a place where cattle are really raised, so it would be purely recreational :(

Oh well, we do have reining, and I am having a lot of fun learning that.

How is campdrafting and cutting scored?
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post #8 of 13 Old 08-21-2007, 06:39 PM
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i LOVE cutting and reining!!!! i've never heard of campdrafting but it sounds cool!! i live on a cattle ranch so if i want to practice, i can just ride out in the field and cut out any cow i want!!! it rocks!!
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post #9 of 13 Old 08-21-2007, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Geez i thought Campdrafting was a nation wide thing-maybe not...... I am not 100% sure on how it is scored, when you cut out it is out of 100%. My best is 85 cut out.......

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post #10 of 13 Old 08-22-2007, 01:29 PM
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Campdrafting is nation wide, there isn't that many people that do it because its kind of hard, most people can't move a cow that well, most people can't move there horse well enough to move the cow that well :roll:
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