A New Cutting Futurity


Silver Slate Arena in Stavely, Alberta, held its first Annual Fall Futurity from September 16-19, 2010.  The show pen was filled with some amazing 3 year old competition. As the two day aggregate took the top 13 of the Open Class and the Top 5 of the Non-Pro Class to the final day on Sunday evening, the final score determined the winner.

Champion for the open class taking home prize money and a Coats Saddle went to rider Guy Heintz on WS Hesastar, Owned by Neil Shanks.

Champion in the Open Division went to Guy Heintz on WS Hesastar. Photo Courtesy: Sandy Hansma

Reserve Champion with prize money and a Diamond Wool saddle pad went to Brad Pedersen riding One Time Kat, owned by Ron Mathison.
And for the Non-Pro Class, Champion was Mike Santangelo riding DMAC Sugarspoon and reserve champion Jake Knoblauch riding Miss N Lil Rey.

Non-Pro Champion Mike Santangelo on DMAC Sugarspoon. Photo Courtesy: Sandy Hansma

The show was a great success thanks to all our dedicated sponsors and our competitors.
And a special thanks to Sandy Hansma for taking the fantastic pictures throughout the show.


  1. Jake & Diane Knoblauch says

    This was a fantastic event, well organized and the Santangelo family were perfect hosts for the event with an amazing facility.

    Hats off to all the winners!