Todd Bimat
Payson, AZ
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$3 million dollar+ NCHA earner with an impressive resume boasting titles such as;
2000 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Champion
1997 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Champion
1996 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Champion
Winner of All Of The West Aged Events
Multiple Aged Event Finalist

Todd is also well known for training top-notch horses such as WR Bano, Joes Last Cat, and Style O Bar, just to name a few. ​With over 35 years of professional cutting horse training, sales, lessons, and clinics, Todd is a wealth of knowledge.  Bimat is finding a great deal of satisfaction helping amateur and non pro riders reach their goals by helping them improve their showmanship and understanding of their horse by following Bimat’s philosophy. Many of his clients has gone on to the world finals and finding winning in the show pen very rewarding. When giving lessons, he takes the time needed to help them understand what he is trying to teach them. 

Drew Dunham
Rio Verde, Arizona
(602) 989-2886

Drew has been involved in Arizona cutting for decades, spending 29 years working for T-Cross Ranches he has been one of the mainstays of the Arizona Cutting Horse Association, Cave Creek Cutting Horse Association, and Southern Arizona Cutting Horse Association. Drew specializes in individualized private lessons where his years of experience translate into efficient and effective but simple instruction that builds confidence in both riders and their horses.

Al Dunning
Scottsdale, Arizona
(480) 471-4600
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Al Dunning has owned and operated the Almosta Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1970. Over the years, Al has developed his multi-faceted equine business with a focus on the development of champion horses and riders. With over 45 World and Reserve World Titles, Al and his students have dominated in AQHA, NCHA, NRCHA, and NRHA events. His love of teaching has taken Al all over the world, conducting clinics and sharing his techniques and philosophies of horsemanship. In addition, he has developed Team AD, an online lesson and mentoring program, and AD Tack, an online store for tack and training equipment.

Cara Glaze
Cave Creek, Az
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With over ten years of experience riding colts for some of the top NCHA trainers, Cara has built a program focused on creating well-rounded and confident horses who are able to thrive under the expectations of today’s performance horse. Cara’s emphasis on creating solid and self assured horses has enabled horses from her program to make multiple NCHA and NRCHA aged event finals and has created money earners in the barrel and roping arenas. Located in Cave Creek AZ, Cara’s program focuses not only building confident colts, but also on building confident competitors. Cara is passionate about growing the horse industry and welcomes riders of all levels and experience to hone their cutting skills and better their general horsemanship.

Tim Horn
Queen Creek, Arizona
(480) 695-6488
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Tim is originally from Australia where he grew up with horses. His father, an accomplished horseman in his own right owned a 2,500 acre cattle sheep operation and horses were a necessity to run the operation. Tim started breaking horses for the local ranchers and soon acquired a name for turning out good solid work horses. Tim came to the United States in 1982 where he transitioned successfully to the training of cutting horses.

You can find the operations of Tim Horn Cutting Horses on his ranch outside of Queen Creek, Arizona near the San Tan Mountains where he trains on five acres with a full stable and lighted arena facilities. Tim has served in the leadership of the Cave Creek Cutting Horse Association and Southern Arizona Cutting Horse Association for many years.

Jade Keller
Rio Verde, Arizona
(641) 895-2555
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Jade specializes in cutting horses and reined cow horses. He won the AZCHA 2015 Futurity, along with AzCHA 2016 Derby Horse, and was Reserve World Champion in the Level 2 AQHA Junior Cutting. Many of Jades' clients have gone on to compete in the NCHA World Finals Top 15. Including NCHA Rookie of the Year 2019, along with World Champion 2K Rider 2019, and Reserve World Champion 15k Amateur 2020. Jade has been on the AzCHA board of directors for 6 years and is also the Cave Creek Club Cutting Association President.

Lee Poncelet Performance Horses
Desert Hills, Arizona
(602) 628-1281
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Lee divides his time seasonally between Cold Stream, British Columbia and Desert Hills, Arizona

Services offered include:
Performance Horse Training for cutting, reining, roping, team sorting, barrel, ranch versatility, and working cow horse
Colt Starting
Lessons, clinics, roping nights
Equine BEMER therapy

Forrest Stewart
Kingman, AZ

Forrest has started a great number of colts in his lifetime. Well he wanted something more and in 1993 he started training cutting horses. He has won $210,739.30 since then. Forrest has won futurity, derby, and classic titles like the DCCF in SD., and CHAN out of NE.  Forrest has also won several all around horse and all around rider at a number of weekend events.  Forrest and his wife Cindy live up on the Aquaris Mountains out Kingman, AZ running a ranch of approximately 600 cow/calf pairs so Forrest has plenty of cattle to work the cutting horses on.

Tim Smith
Payson, Arizona
(951) 202-7475

West Coast leading all-time money earning cutting horse rider
Cutting earnings in excess of $6.1 million dollars
Sales consultations, selected showing

Mike Wood
Scottsdale, Arizona
(602) 758-7049
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Mike Wood Performance Horses is a professional cutting horse training barn located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Owned and operated by Mike Wood and Roper Curtiss, their program includes training and showing weekend and aged event cutting horses. The success of MWPH can be seen through the multiple NCHA World and National Championships Mike holds in both novice classes and the Open class. MWPH has also left an imprint in the futurity pen, having produced NCHA futurity semifinalists, as well as aged event finalists and champions. Additionally, Mike and Roper work alongside Non-Pro and Amateur clients, enabling them to achieve their goals. Mike has trained many world finalists, as well as several world champions in all classes. Mike and Roper are dedicated to their clients, ensuring their experiences are educational and rewarding. Their program exudes integrity and hard work, and the quality of instruction equips clients with the competitiveness, confidence, and consistency to be successful in the show pen.

Cave Creek Cutting Horse Association
PO Box 850, Paulden, AZ 86334

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