Welcome to the Montana Cutting Horse Association.  The purpose of the MCHA shall be to encourage education in equine activities, interest in cutting horses and to promote the sport of cutting in and around the State of Montana.


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please note that shows may be cancelled without much notice. We try to keep our schedule page up to date as information comes in, so please check it frequently before making plans. After much debate and careful consideration,  the MCHA board has decided to pull its approval of any shows scheduled prior to May 17th. We will continue to stay on top of latest developments and keep our membership informed as best we can.

Thank you


The State of Montana has granted a grace period for specialty license plates in danger of being revoked.  We have until July 1, 2020 to reach our goal of 400 registered plates across the State.  Please note that most, if not all, counties do not carry the plate in stock any longer; you must request the plate and have it sent to you.  Also, the plates on display may be marked "No Longer Available"  THIS IS NOT TRUE!  You simply have to request them.   

Next time you register or renew a vehicle or wish to purchase a new plate for your horse trailer, ask for the MCHA plate!  This is a HUGE part of MCHA's income, help support MCHA! Click here for more information

2020 Show Schedule
Please visit our show schedule page for entry forms and info.

March 18-22 ICHA Spring Show - POSTPONED!! Nampa, ID
April 17-19 Millers Horse Palace
*no longer MCHA Approved
Laurel, MT
May 8-9 UCHA Ogden Cutting
*no longer MCHA Approved
Ogden, UT
May 9-10 Wyoming CHA - POSTPONED!! Wright, WY
May 21-24 Crazy Mountain Cutting
Click for info
Click to enter online
Click for Draws/Results
Livingston, MT
May 29-31 NCHA Convention Fort Worth, TX
June 12-14 Montana CHA Dillon, MT
June 21-27 Western Nationals
**NCHA Event, money does not count towards MCHA standings
Denver, CO
July 17-19 Hi - Line Cutting Glasgow, MT
August 13-16 Montana CHA Big Piney, WY
September 3-6 Crazy Mountain Cutting Fall Show Livingston, MT
October 2-3 Millers Horse Palace Laurel, MT


Visit our photo gallery to view banquet pictures.


One Smart Bobbie Sock:
Open, $25,000 Novice Horse, & MCHA Open Horse of the Year
Rider: Wylie Fraser
Owner: Helen Larsen

Cindy Mann:
Non-Pro Horse: MJ Magic Time

Cody Lee:
$50,000 Amateur Horse: Shez Spotless

Lori Crowell:
$35,000 Non Pro, $15,000 Amateur
Horse: PRF Zacks Passion
(Not Pictured)
Hott On Your Heels:
$5,000 Novice Horse
Rider: Will Nuttall
Owner: Trout Creek Ranch

Dual Smooth:
$25,000 Novice Horse Non Pro
Rider: Kelsey Fraser
Owner: Rob Fraser

Boon A Litl More:
$5,000 Novice Horse Non Pro
Rider: Cindy Fraser
Owner: Rob Fraser

Jessica Lee:
$2,000 Limit Rider
Horse: SDP Hot Cat
Owner: Darrell Lee

Senior Youth:
Mia Webster

Junior Youth:
Faith Showalter
(Not Pictured)
Magic Rays:
Open Derby & Open LAE Horse of the Year
Rider: Russ Miller
Owner: Bill White Ranches LLC
(Not Pictured)
Rachel Showalter:
Non Pro Derby Horse: Snake Shot
(Not Pictured)
Dual Smart Bliss:
Open Classic
Rider: Russ Miller
Owner: 7R Ranch LLC

Vicki Morrow:
Non Pro Classic
Horse: Wired Wabbit

Non Pro/Amateur Horse of the Year:
Missnjethro Woody
Owner: Joe Kalt

MCHA Most Money Won – Non Pro or Amateur: Robert Keith
MCHA LAE Most Money Won – Non Pro or Amateur: David Miller
MCHA Adult Rookie of the Year: Mckenzie Hadlock
MCHA Youth Rookie of the Year: Kylee Williams
MCHA SWT Most Money Won: Joe Kalt
Kim Asay Award: Steve James


Bronze Sponsors

Town & Country Supply Association
Susan Swanberg

Michelle Van Dyke – Montana Ranch Properties Real Estate Broker
Gayle & Brien Weber
Rankin Enterprises
Sarah Bauer Real Estate LLC
Nancy LaCounte and Rita Church
Doyl & Jacqueline Fritz
Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
Poison Spider Cattle Co
Oliver Performance Horses

NWAB Sponsors

Tegeler & Associates Insurance - WY
Marcia & Ken Cantrell
Hayden Heaphy
Prairie States Insurance Agency
Suzanne Nellen
Dorothy & John Seymour
Miller Land & Livestock
Equis Horse Feeds - Crystal White

Youth Sponsors

The Dvarishkis Family
CW Bar Ranch

We want you to be an MCHA member!!!

2020 Membership Prices
Individual Membership - $35
Family Membership- $50 (Immediate family members to include Husband, Wife, and Children)
Youth Membership - $10

click here for membership application.

Event Photo Galleries

Be sure to check out our photo galleries!
Click here to view.

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