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Horseluver10 01-15-2013 02:56 AM

How to train a cutting horse?
Hi i have this horse he is bred to cut, his sibiling where cutting horses along with his pedigree, he is very broke, and is very cowy we breed long horns and rope.
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MangoRoX87 01-15-2013 08:05 AM

Send him to a cutting trainer. Viola!

Horseluver10 01-15-2013 11:32 AM

Except i dont have the money to do that. If i have to send him away im just not going to do it
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TexasBlaze 01-15-2013 12:08 PM

If you plan to show the horse cutting then its really not worth it. Unless you get a professional you will only be spending money on entry fees. There are sooo many little things professionals know that someone who isnt professional will not realize.

If you want to do it for fun i say just get out there and move some cows.

Horseluver10 01-15-2013 02:57 PM

I just want to do it for high school rodeo but if thats it just kinda thought it would be cool to learn to do. There are only 4 cutters in my district
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beau159 01-15-2013 03:01 PM

Get a professional trainer.

Cutting is very competitive at the high school rodeo level, even if "only four" people are entered.

Expensive for a trainer, yes, but when you want to compete at a certain level, you should do it right.

Horseluver10 01-15-2013 03:03 PM

If its gonna cost money im just not going to i already do all the other events anyways i just thought it would be cool to learn
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TexasBlaze 01-15-2013 03:09 PM

Then sounds like your best bet would be to forget about cutting

smrobs 01-15-2013 04:32 PM

I agree with others, if you don't get a pro trainer to help you, then you'd just be wasting the money on the entry fees.

cowgirlnay 01-15-2013 08:29 PM

Yeah, unless you are already pretty experienced in cutting, it would be very difficult to try and train a horse to become a cutter without a trainers help. There are a lot of little details that are greatly fixed by having a trainer watch you ride and point out. I'm sure he would still be fun to push cows with :)

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