Cutting--do you?

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        06-01-2008, 11:27 PM
    Cutting--do you?

    I was just wondering if anyone on here does cutting...there are a lot of people that I know of so far on here that do dressage, jump, barerl race and other stuff but of the past what...half hour I've been a member I haven't seen anyone who cuts.i know I have little experience with the site but I was just curious.thanks
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        06-02-2008, 01:49 PM
    Green Broke
    I don't do it but I do think it would be interesting to do :)
        06-02-2008, 01:52 PM
    I've only cut for fun but I would like to get into it professionally one day
        06-02-2008, 02:50 PM
    Green Broke
    I'd love to ride a nice cutting horse!!

    (but havent, as of yet :( )

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        06-02-2008, 03:37 PM
    Haha that'd be cool. Never done it though.
        06-02-2008, 05:40 PM
    One of the horses at our barn is a trained cutter, he does our shepherd sometimes, its fun to ride but tricky!! I like messin' around with him
        06-02-2008, 06:20 PM
    I helped train and ride cutters for 4 years, and it is tons of fun - very challenging, and you get very frustrated sometimes, but definitely worth it in the end... I actually got out of it to finish school, but I'm going to try my own filly when she's ready. LOVE the sport - if you want to really "feel" a horse and be totally in tune with it, you should definitely try it out!
        06-02-2008, 06:41 PM
    Yeah deffinately agree with is really fun.its a different equestrian sport besides ur usual barrels, poles and w/ also is different if you already work with cows.i know a lot of people who like to steer wrestle, calf rope, and team penn and this is just different! It deffinately takes a lot of work though.and you are not aloud to use your reins so that makes it harder.every once in a while I would get on that horse that never stood in front of the cow and I always had to sidepass over and what not.but it is a challenge at times! I think people should try awesome.
        06-15-2008, 08:33 AM
    I pen and sort but don't cut although I would love to give it a try.

    I have a Doc O'Lena mare that is coming along and I just picked up a grandson of Doc A'Loc (by Doc Bar) that was used as a turnback/herd holding horse. He is really cowie and has a great handle with a big stop.

    My neighbor has some cattle that I'd like to try him on before going to a sorting but I'd love to try to cut on him as well. Problem I see is that you can make a penning or sorting horse from a cutter but not the other way around. I'd hate to spoil him to cutting.
        06-15-2008, 12:40 PM
    I often wondered about that... Whether or not a cutting horse could do penning etc... What you wrote makes sence!

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