Cutting’s Canadian National Finals

$50,000 Amateur Champion Ken Zender of Spruce Grove, AB, on Lectric Brakes.

The Cow Palace in Olds, Alberta brought out top cutters from across the western part of the country to compete for a total of $55,000. The Canadian Cutting Horse Association  finals April 13- 15, awarded Becker Buckles for first place, second place winners received framed artwork by Alberta artist Paige Albrecht, coolers were awarded for third place, fourth place winners took home arena bags, and splint boots were handed out for riders in fifth place.

$10,000 Novice Horse Champion, Brother Bro, ridden by Dustin Gonnet of Cayley, AB, and owned by Lynn Harder of Standard, AB.

$15,000 Novice Horse/Non-Pro Champion, Danny Jones of Ponoka, AB, on Time In Montana.

$15,000 Amateur Champion Dee Jay Reid, of Sherwood Park, AB, on Chicka Chicka Boon.

$35,000 Non-Pro Champion Darcy Geherman of Wembley, AB, riding Annies Cat.

$3,000 Novice Horse Champion, Clays Little CD, ridden by Gerry Hansma and owned by Welland Muri of Madden, AB.

$5,000 Novice Horse/Non-Pro Champion, Clays Little CD, owned and ridden by Welland Muri, of Madden AB.

$2,000 Limit Rider Champion, Marla Gonnet, of Cayley, AB, on Kit Date.

Open Champion, Bill Speight of Rocky Mountain House, AB, riding Pistols Smart Acre.

Non-Pro Champion, Elaine Speight of Rocky Mountain House, AB, riding Pistols Smart Acre.

Senior Youth Champion, Kate Gerla of Busby, AB, on My Own San Lena.

Junior Youth Champion, Haley Butz, of Stoney Plain, AB, on Smart Pepper Cat