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.


Miller's Horse Palace Laurel, MT will now be hosting!
October 6th to 8th

We unfortunately lost our cattle contract in Vaughn, and had to make the hard decision to move our MCHA year end show.  The 406 Arena worked very hard to have their facility ready for us, and we appreciate all the effort they put forth. We will reschedule a show there in the Spring of 2023!

We are working on a location for the banquet in the Laurel/Billings area and will let everyone know ASAP.

The General Membership meeting will now take place Friday October 7th a half hour after the conclusion on the show.

Please give us a bit of time to update the website for online entries and show details.

In the meantime please contact Clayton Miller to reserve your stalls & RV plug ins:  (406) 861-2064

Thank you, in advance, for your patience with us as we get all the details of the show worked out!



For the 2022 year end awards competitors must attend three IN STATE shows.  The following are qualifying shows:

  • Cattle King Cutting, Deer Lodge, MT
  • Millers Horse Palace Spring Spectacular, Laurel, MT
  • #1 Beaverhead Cutting, Dillon, MT
  • #2 Beaverhead Cutting, Dillon, MT
  • Millers Horse Palace Fall Spectacular, Laurel, MT
  • Year End Show in the 406, Vaughn, MT

MCHA members have two more shows to qualify for awards!!  Make plans to attend the Millers fall show and our Year End show in Vaughn.  If there are any questions regarding your attendance or if you are qualified please email:  info@montanacha.com.  We look forward to seeing everyone at the next two shows!!



2022 Show Schedule

Visit our show schedule page for show flyers

Date Show Circuit Approval Location
January 17-19 Black Hills Stock Show Big Sky Rapid City, SD
March 23-27 Idaho CHA Pioneer, Big Sky Nampa, ID
May 7-8 Montana CHA Big Sky, Pioneer Deer Lodge, MT
May 14-15 Millers Horse Palace Big Sky, Pioneer Laurel, MT
June 3-5 NCHA Convention   Fort Worth, TX
June 9-12 Montana CHA Big Sky, Pioneer Dillon, MT
June 23-26 NCHA Weekend   Ottawana, MN
July 15-17 Wyoming CHA Big Sky, Cactus Torrington, WY
July 22-24 Montana CHA Big Sky, Pioneer Dillon, MT
August 11-17 Montana CHA Big Sky, Pioneer, Cactus Big Piney, WY
September 15-18 Millers Horse Palace Big Sky Laurel, MT
October 6-8 Montana CHA Year End Show
Info coming soon!
Big Sky Laurel, MT
October 20-23 Circuit Finals   Rapid City, SD

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

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Your Nominating Committee chairs are Doug Pearce, Rob Fraser and Tanya Dvarishkis. If you are interested in running for a Board position or VP please contact them or any of the other Board members.

Bronze Sponsors

Susan Swanberg

Rankin Enterprises

Sarah Bauer Real Estate LLC

Nancy LaCounte and Rita Church

Doyl & Jacqueline Fritz

Hayden Heaphy

NWAB Sponsors

Tegeler & Associates Insurance - WY

Prairie States Insurance Agency

Suzanne Nellen

Dorothy & John Seymour

Miller Land & Livestock

Youth Sponsors

The Dvarishkis Family

Reyher Embryonics

Williams Horse and Cattle Company
Renea & Cory Williams

We want you to be an MCHA member!!!

2022 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.

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