NORTHERN ARIZONA CUTTING HORSE ASSOCIATION
The Northern Arizona Cutting Horse Association seeks out to embrace the values of the sport of cutting through ethical, fair, fun and competitive horsemanship. The goal of the NACHA is to champion for growth, education, and sustainability of the sport of cutting throughout Arizona.
Cuttings held at Prescott Livestock Auction, Perkinsville Road, Chino Valley, AZ
NACHA's Cutting News
Good cows, good ground and good people in a fun & friendly atmosphere!
Here's the latest news....
November 28th, 2023
REMINDER TO ALL OUR 2023 ARIZONA CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW QUALIFIERS... Entries for top 5 qualifiers close on November 30th. After that, we will notify any alternates that there will be slots available. Remember, the show is December 15th - 17th - If you enter the show, you will receive a free auditor pass to the Al Dunning clinic on Friday, the 15th. All others may purchase a pass at the gate for $50 (Cash or Check).
November 7th, 2023
That's one more season at its end. Thank you to everyone who showed with us this year and to our year end award winners. We had a nice banquet and get together at the year-end awards ceremony. We will be meeting in January to set our dates for the 2024 season. Check back later in February to see our dates posted. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. And... we will see some of you at the 2023 Arizona Championship Show on December 15th - 17th.
October 27th, 2023
Congratulations to all our year end award winners! Don't forget to make your reservation for our awards banquet. We will be holding it again at the Hassayampa Hotel's Marina Room, in downtown Prescott. We are set for November 4th starting at 11:00AM. The reservation form is on the "Awards Banquet" menu page, or you can call Marcia Sansoucy at 928-420-4588 or Susan Baxter at 928-379-2339 to reserve your seat and then pay at the door (cash or check only). Club members are $30 per person and non-Members are $45. The reservation deadline is October 31st.
October 3rd, 2023
CONGRATULATIONS ALL AROUND AND THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS SEASON'S SHOWS A HUGE SUCCESS.
HIGH POINT HORSE - Congratulations to Hi Ho Nabisco owned by Jayne Marsh - Reserve High Point to Lil Miss Freckle Haida owned by Liz George - All standings are posted in the "Show Info" menu
BRIDLELESS CUTTING - Stylish N Foxie ridden by Liberty Prowse & owned by Amanda Krugen
YEAR END AWARD WINNERS - Congratulations to all of you!
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW QUALIFIERS - Notices will be sent out soon!
NEW NACHA BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2024 - 2025 - Congratulation to Jane Giles and Cathy Campbell - Welcome aboard!
2023 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET - November 4th at 11:00AM at the Hassayampa's Marina Room in Prescott - get your reservation form in by October 31st. Reservation form is in the "Awards Banquet" menu item.
September 27th, 2023
Don't miss our final show for the 2023 season this coming Saturday. Vote for new NACHA Board members, cheer on your favorite bridless cutting competitors, sign up for our fabulous awards banquet (November 4th). Or you can just bring your horse and cut til the cows come home!
September 15th, 2023
Our final show for the 2023 season will be on September 30th. Remember, you need 5 shows in order to qualify for year end awards. We will have a lot going on at the last show...
***Our annual bridleless cutting will take place - it's only $50 to enter and the winner gets an amazing set of trophy stirrups Lots of fun for everyone!!
***Our annual election for new Board members will be held during the show. Ballots will be in the alcove next to the show office. Please make sure to vote. We have openings for two new Board members. Cathy Campbell and Jane Giles have already thrown their hats into the ring and are on the ballot. If you want to join the Board, we can put your name on the ballot as well or you can do a "write in" on the ballot.
***Sign ups for our fabulous year end banquet will start taking place at that show. More info to come.
September 1st, 2023
We appologize for the last minute notice, but we have to cancel tomorrow's cutting show. There will be not rain date for this show. The next cutting on September 30th will be our final show of the 2023 season. The Board of Directors' thank you for your understanding.
August 30th, 2023
Only 2 more shows before this season is over. You can still qualify for the AzSCS Championship Cutting Show. You just need to show in a NACHA class a minimum of 2 times and earn at least 4 points. We will take the top 5 point earners who met the minimum qualifications. This year, there will be $10,000 in added money. Click on the menu item for the Arizona State Championship show and see some of our greatly appreciated sponsors.
August 14th, 2023
Get your horse ready for some special fun! We will be holding our Annual Bridleless Cutting at our last show on September 30th. It's always a lot of fun. Entry fee is only $50. This year's winner get a beautiful pair of trophy stirrups. You don't want to miss it!
August 14th, 2023
The latest High Point Horse standings through the August 12th show is now posted! Select "Show Info" from the menu and then click on "High Point Horse Standings". Who's going to win the pair of custom chaps from Rocky's Saddlery????
August 8th, 2023
Our thanks to our latest Silver club sponsor, United Disposal, Inc.
July 18th, 2023
Last Saturday's show was a hot one! We appreciate all you die hard cutters who came out and braved the heat! High Point Horse Standings (through the July 15th's show) are now posted. Click on "Show Info" on the menu and choose "High Point Horse Standings".Next show is August 12th.
July 13th, 2023
Saturday's show on July 15th will be a hot one as the tempurature is expected to be well over 100 degrees. If you are coming to the show, please plan accordingly for both you and your horses while traveling and while at the show. Show starts at 9:00am.
June 24th, 2023
Today's show was a big one. Thanks to all who attended. Next show is July 15th.
June 14th, 2023
Thanks to all who attended our shows so far this year. It's good to see new faces and familar faces. Just a reminder, you will need to compete 5 times in any of our classes to qualify for our fabulous year end awards. So many of you are well on your way! Next show will be June 24th. See you then!
June 13th, 2023
NACHA wishes to thank our sponsors this year. Their support makes it all work. Please thank them and support their businesses when ever possible.
- York Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep & Ram – Prescott, AZ
- Rocky’s Custom Saddlery
- RDP Tractor
- Findley GMC Trucks – Prescott, AZ
- Olsen’s Feed
- United Disposal, Inc., Chino Valley, AZ
- Avalon Performance /Lisa Haldane
- Leff-T’s Restaurant – Dewey, AZ
- Ranchworks 4 JC
- 4 Lazy P Ranch – Craig & Karen Steele, Mayer, AZ
- Bingham Equipment – Dewey, AZ
- Cholla Livestock of Arizona
- Cowboy’s Corner – Prescott, AZ
- E & S Quarter Horses
- Leff-T’s Restaurant – Dewey, AZ
- Planet Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram – Flagstaff, AZ
- Seven Anchor Outfitters – Logan and Josie Anderson
- RDO Equipment – Prescott, AZ Planet Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram – Flagstaff, AZ
- Seven Peaks Fencing (serving Yavapai county and the valley)
- Charter Materials – Chino Valley, AZ
- Friends of NACHA
- Hay Plus Farms - Prescott, AZ
May 4th, 2023
Thank you to Rocky's Custom Saddlery for once again supplying our high point award for 2023 - a pair of custom chaps valued at $750.
May 3rd, 2023
Show number two for this season is coming up this Saturday, May 6th. Show starts at 9:00AM. We are glad to welcome back Virgina Kilduff as our judge. Come on out, we expect good cattle and pleasant weather!
April 24th, 2023
The April show was a really nice show, good weather and good cows. Results are posted!
April 21st, 2023
Our NACHA 2023 show season starts tomorrow. Office is open at 8:00am and the show starts at 9:00am. Let's go cut!!
January 20th, 2023
Our NACHA 2023 show season dates have been set! Join us for some great cutting action!
This year we have scheduled 8 shows. We are not scheduling a rain date. If a show is cancelled due to rain, there will be no makeup show. To qualify for NACHA year end awards, you will need to show in 5 of the 8 shows.
Action shots from previous shows
Thank you to our sponsors who also support our club and Cutting! Please visit these fine businesses and tell them thank you for all their support!
For our current sponsors, please visit our Sponsor page
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