Special show we have for you this week! Kaden, Cody, and Porterfield visit with the Brazilian sensation and 2020 Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Cutting Spectacular Open Derby Champion: Rodrigo Taboga and his wife, Nila. Rodrigo has put in years of hard work and determination to reach the goals he has achieved, and we chat about how he has gotten where he is today. Big shoutout to Rodrigo and Nila on all their success!
On this week's show, the guys break down the finals of the 2020 Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular Open Derby and Intermediate Open divisions. Huge congratulations to both Rodrigo Taboga and Tag Rice on their championships.
We also, chat with Lucas and Lach Perks about Ghostwood whiskey, a new bourbon that is hitting the Texas liquor stores in the next month or so. Be sure to follow along to hear more about Ghostwood and where you will be able to find a bottle through their Instagram, Facebook pages, and their web page: www.ghostwoodwhiskey.com Section K will be doing some other fun stuff with this awesome product and brand. Embrace the unknown!
On this weeks show, 2020 NYCHA Sr. Youth Scholarship Cutting Champion: Ryan Rapp sits down with Kaden, Cody, and Porterfield to talk an action pack week of youth cutting that just concluded in Fort Worth, TX. We chat all about Ryan, how he intends to use his scholarship money, and what it was like having "youth week" during COVID. Be sure to stick around for a breakdown of Wesley Galyean's win in the 5/6 Open as well as the dominating performance Rodrigo put on in the intermediate division of the Classic/Challenge!
What a treat this week... 9X NFR Qualifier: JoJo Lemond sits down with the Section K boys to talk about his rodeo career, growing up in a rodeo family, having to manage being a kid with a ton of talent, and lastly how he got to be involved with cutting horses. The Lemond legacy is carried on through JoJo's oldest son: Newt, middle son: Gunnar, and his youngest daughter: Shaylee. JoJo's drive to be not only a good cowboys but an even better Dad and Husband is very evident, in how he describes his day to day operation. The best phrase to describe JoJo Lemond: Family man. Thanks again, to JoJo for coming on the show.
On this week’s episode, Jay Winborn joins the show to address the new rule changes at the 2020 Metallic Cat Summer Cutting Spectacular. We discuss the mandatory stall rule, the back number rule, and the guys also have some other questions about the current state of the National Cutting Horse Association. Thanks to Jay for choosing to come on the show to talk about and hopefully inform folks as to why these changes are necessary.
The Section K Podcast is back, and so are horse shows! This week, Kaden and Cody are joined by Evan Moffitt, and new guest: Kody Porterfield to talk about The Non-Pro Plus the Open that was the first major cutting horse event after the shutdown, due to COVID-19. The guys talk about being back in the horse show atmosphere, Wesley Galyean's unbelievable 230 in the 5/6 Open finals, and even some possum hunting in the RV park. We also recap Porterfield's trip to Abilene for the Texas High School Finals to help in the cutting, and lastly Kody boasts a little bit about winning the 1st Annual Rope N Stroke, alongside Mr. JoJo Lemond.
The boys are back this week, with an interview with Chris Dawson of Dawson Performance Horses and the popular podcast: Cowhorse Full Contact. Chris talks about showing early in life in Appaloosa classes, which he feels is the reason for a lot of his success showing and training performance horses for multiple disciplines today. We also dive into the origin of Cowhorse Full Contact and their process of recording and releasing content, which consists of Chris, Russell Dilday, and Producer Ben Self. Be sure to stick around for Chris' NRCHA and NCHA Quarantine houses, Chris and Cody reminiscing on the 2020 AQHA World Show, and lastly Chris helps out at the Tierra Santa Ranch with some "murder hornet extermination."
We have a special treat for you this week! We welcome two WPRA World Champs to the show as Donene Taylor (Certified Mental Performance Coach) and one of her students: Lari Dee Guy ( 8 X World Champ) sit down with the Section K Podcast to talk about Donene's Amazon Best Selling book: Heart of a Champion. Both Donene and Lari Dee provide incredible insight as to why mental toughness is so important in equine sports. Be sure to grab a copy of Donene's book or reach out to her on social media/her website for more information on how to ensure you are at the top of your game in the show pen! Thanks again to both Donene and Lari Dee for joining the show this week!
On this week's show, Kaden and Cody give quarantine updates on what they have been up to, recap the Kevin Knight interview, and discuss the recent passing of Slate River Ranch's great mare: Junie Wood. Stick around for an all encompassing conversation with Steven Hayes: The American Paint Horse Association's Chief Marketing Officer (13:43), as we discuss the virtual horse shows the APHA is providing for competitors of all disciplines, other things the APHA is up to during the coronavirus pandemic, and lastly Steven gives us his top 5 NCHA Open trainers he would prefer to be quarantined with.
We have a very special guest this week as Mr. Kevin Knight of Knight/Swift Transportation joins the show. Kevin gives an update on how his trucking and freight companies are handling the pandemic, how folks in our industry could benefit from the SBA loans and grants, and lastly some fun stories about horses that he and his wife: Sydney owned, in the past. Thanks to Kevin, for taking time out of his schedule to join us, this week!
We have an awesome episode for you, this week. We welcome SIX friends of the Section K Podcast back to the show via Skype calls to discuss the coronavirus and what everyone has been up to during self-quarantine. Thanks so much to: Cass Tatum (1:02-9:50), Scott Amos (9:53-17:34), Austin Shepard (17:39-29:11), Tim Smith (29:12-42:59), Tatum Rice (43:01-49:19), and Brent Erickson (49:19-1:04:40) for coming on the show this week! Stay safe and be well, everybody!
This week, Grant Setnicka joins the show to discuss his journey in the cutting pen thus far. Grant talks about growing up a "city kid" in California and the road he took to becoming the head trainer for the J5 Horse Ranch. Having made the Open Futurity Finals a total of 9 times, Grant talks about what he looks for in a show horse and how he stays steady in the show pen. Thanks again to Grant for coming on the show.
This week, everyone is locked down and in self-quarantine so we decided to bring you a special episode. We begin the show talking about the impact of COVID-19 on the cutting and horse world as well, as what we have been doing with any extra time on our hands. We then, welcome Cullen Chartier to the chat (23:55) as we talk about Cullen making his first open Futurity finals in 2019 and what all has lead to this point in his career! Big thanks to Cullen for coming on! Be safe, everybody!
We have a special interview for you this week, with one of the hottest hands in the performance horse industry at this time: Adan Bañuelos of AB Performance Horses in Granbury, TX. Adan has been the leading money earning rider, over the last two show years (2018-2019) and has continued his streak of excellence in 2020. Adan is from a family of horsemen. Cutting is in his blood, and that is extremely evident in some of the anecdotes he shares on this episode.
On another Thursday evening edition of the Section K podcast, we talk about the dominating performance by team Beau Galyean Performance Horses, with Beau and Rodrigo both picking up championships at the Cattleman's. We also dig into the roll-back into the intermediate/limited rule that allows trainers to roll-back to those classes depending on earnings within the last few show years. We end the show talking about a cutting stud making a cameo in Yellowstone: season 3 on Paramount Network and a MLB pitcher, winning team-ropings under a fake name. Back to regular scheduled programming next week, we promise!
We are a little late this week, (apologies) but we wanted to make sure and take in the great cutting action that took place in Ardmore, Oklahoma. before recording this week's episode. We also discuss the great finals day at the NRCHA Celebration of Champions which concluded with the World's Greatest Horseman and World's Greatest Youth Horseman in Fort Worth, TX. Thanks for tuning in this week!
The Section K Podcast is officially a YEAR old! Thanks to all of our listeners for keeping this train rolling! This week, we chat all about the Open and Intermediate Open Finals at the Bonanza Cutting in Belton, TX. Lastly, we discuss the rollback eligibility for intermediate competition and what we think it means for the sport!
This week, Cody returns to North Texas to discuss his trip to Louisiana and the IKE Derby & Classic (Yes, Crawfish City is still as good as ever). We talk about the Champs and also have a short discussion about the lack of entries in the Non-Pro Division. We conclude the show by discussing the sudden passing of stand-out stallion: Hottish.
A little bit of a delayed episode today, due to the Open 4 year old finals being held on Tuesday afternoon. This week: Kaden and CBL watch the 5/6 Open finals and react live to the unreal finals that took place in West Monroe on Monday evening. The second part of the show Cody Hedlund calls in live from the Ike Hamilton Event Center to break down the 4 year old finals and give his reaction to Super G and Rollz Royce marking a massive 229 for the victory, the night before!
A bit of a different show today... we start out by discussing the gentleman we just had on the podcast last week, and his continued success in the cutting pen. Then we shift gears a little and discuss the sudden passing of the late, great, Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 others in a helicopter crash. Kobe was important to the boys of Section K for numerous reasons and we wanted to highlight some of those this week.
This week, we round out our archive of interviews from the 2019 NCHA Futurity with none other than a man who has won that event twice: Austin Shepard. Big A discusses his kids successes in the show pen, how special it is watching his kids show, and lastly we talk about some pretty special horses that Austin has rode in the past. Thanks to Austin for coming on the show!
Today, it is Claremore, Oklahoma cutting horse trainer: Wes Galyean's turn to join the Section K Podcast. In a lengthy interview from the NCHA Futurity, Wes talks about growing up a Galyean and tells some great anecdotes about Spots Hot and training horses alongside is brother Beau and his Father, Jody. Big congratulations to Wes on going over the $4 million dollar mark last week at the Abilene Spectacular!
Happy New Year to all our listeners! Today, Tarin and Katie Rice stop by the Section K Podcast to talk CR Gotcha Covered's Open World title and recap the year of hauling. Tarin also tells some great stories about showing some other special horses, and why he was showing in the 2007 Summer Spectacular with a leg cast. Thanks for downloading and listening!
On today's pod, we discuss the year that was 2019. We discuss some of our favorite moments spectating, competing and podcasting. We end the show, talking a bit about some things we are looking forward to in 2020. We cannot than you guys enough for listening all year long! Happy New Year!
This week, the World Finals show champion and Open reserve World Champion: Mr. Kenny Platt stops by the Section K Podcast. Kenny gives us a run down of this year's 7Ranch World Finals and what Moms Stylish Player is like to ride and show. Merry Christmas to all the Section K listeners!
On today's episode the guys are finally back home and settle in for a good chat about the final weekend of fantastic cutting action at the NCHA Futurity. Kaden, CBL, and Cody each talk about their favorite memories from the show and just how awesome for our sport it is to see a guy like Gary Bellenfant come back and capture the Open Futurity title, 19 years after his first victory.
Today's show is recorded from the exhibit hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center, and features a great discussion with the owner of Western Bloodstock: Jeremy Barwick. Jeremy chats with Kaden, CBL, and Cody about the high sellers that advanced to the Open semis, and even tells some tidbits about his own experiences in the saddle, showing cutting horses. Be sure to check out the Western Bloodstock sales all week long!
This week, Kaden, CBL, and Cody are joined by $6 million dollar man, 2019 $25 Novice Horse World Champion, and 2019 Open Futurity Semi-finalist: Tim Smith. Tim chats with the boys about his year hauling, his experiences catch riding and showing at the NCHA Futurity and just how tough the competition has been at this year's World Championship Futurity. Big thanks to Tim for coming on the show!
We bring you a bit of a brief episode today, live from the CHC booth at Will Rogers in Fort Worth, TX. Kaden and Cody discuss the leaders of the first round of the Open Futurity, then discuss the World Finals which get rolling this Friday night at 7 PM in the Watt Arena.
This week, Cody is back from the AQHA World Show in OKC. We discuss his trip to OKC and the Champs in the cutting at the AQHA World Show. We also chat about the horses of the year for 2019 in all three divisions. Lastly, we have a little G.O.A.T. talk: Lloyd Cox is the newest leading cutting horse rider in the NCHA and we add a little trivia to that discussion. Best of luck to everyone showing this week in Cowtown, can't wait to see everyone there!
On this weeks show, we bring back Evan Moffitt to discuss all things going on in the industry. We get his take on the legacy High Brow Cat left on the cutting horse industry, talk about some favorite runs in the go rounds at the futurity and lastly, CBL pays homage to the late, Larsen family owned mare: Lil Wilma.
On today's show: CBL joins Cody and Kaden on Skype to talk about the new NCHA Executive Director: Jay Winborn. The guys also talk about the recent passing of High Brow Cat and sone of their favorite Cat offspring. Stick around toward the end of the show as we dive into some pre work discussion! The Futurity is 16 days away!
What a treat this week, to be able to have the 2019 Snaffle Bit Open Futurity Champ: Lance Johnston on the show. Lance talks in detail about finals night, what all has led to this point in his career, and why he will train cow horses as long as he is physically able to. Lance is living proof that hard work and chasing your dreams always pays off. Big thanks to Lance for coming on the show!
On today's episode we introduce one of the guy's best pals to the people: Mr. Evan Moffitt of Tarin Rice Performance Horses. Evan helps us break down both our trip to Las Vegas for the PCCHA Futurity as well as the Snaffle Bit Futurity and Western Bloodstock sales that we attended this last week.
This week we had the pleasure of sitting down with long-time horse trainer our friend: Scott Amos from Loma, Colorado. Scott talks about what it is like to train cutters away from the Weatherford area and what it means to overcome adversity. Huge thanks to Scott for stopping by!
We are back after a little break last week with a great interview, with our good friend and assistant trainer at Lloyd Cox Cutting Horses: Cass Tatum. We chat Cass up about both his Derby intermediate and Classic intermediate championships at the PCCHA Futurity and what it is like working for the G.O.A.T.
On today's episode, Kaden and Collbran break down all the Brazos Bash Open Finals. The guys also have a little discussion about the announcement of a newly appointed governance committee and plans for an all directors meeting to be held during the 2019 NCHA Futurity, in November.
On this week's episode, west coast cutter: John Echeverria calls into the show and gives his thoughts on the petition that was has been brought forth to call an NCHA special members meeting. We also recap the winners at the El Rancho Futurity that just finished up. Lastly, we start getting pumped up for the 2019 NCHA Futurity, by shooting the breeze about some of our favorite futurity finals.
On today's show, we chat about all the champs that sweated out victories in West Monroe at the Cotton Stakes Cutting. We also have a lengthy discussion about the two-class proposal that was brought forth by the Non-Pro committee. Lastly, we give our opinions on the news that broke yesterday about our Executive Director: Kirk Slaughter announcing his resignation.
On today’s show, the fellas discuss the second leg of the west coast run: The Idaho Futurity & Aged-Event. We talk about the folks who had success in Idaho and what the Texans are up to during this week off before the El Rancho Futurity gets started. Lastly, the guys chat a little about leveling and what the las year with leveled shows has been like.
Another heater of a show today: MLB All-Star, former Colorado Rockies starting Pitcher, and fellow cutter: Aaron Cook sits down with the boys and talks all things baseball today. Aaron has many good anecdotes about playing in both the minor and major leagues, and also discusses what it was like overcoming adversity and coming back off a serious injury to pitch again. Stick around after the interview, the boys have some football talk and a funny segment about eating in the car on a road trip! Enjoy!
Big show this week: Carol Ward joins us and helps us get pumped for the west coast run that is about to commence. She was fresh off making the finals at the Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular on her unbelievable horse Crafty With Cows, and we talk about his amazing aged-event career. We also update you on the winners of the West Texas and Cascades Futurities, then have an extensive chat about the happenings within the NCHA.
On this weeks show, Morgan Cromer stops by the Section K Studio during the Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular in Fort Worth, TX. Morgan talks small and big futurity horses and what it's like traveling from the west coast to a major event in Fort Worth, TX. Huge thank you to Morgan for coming on the show!
The boys have all returned to their respective homes after an action packed weekend of cutting in Fort Worth. On today's show, Kaden, CBL, and Cody break down both the Non-Pro and Open Finals and talk about the winners of the Metallic Cat incentive!
The boys are back together and in one place this week as CBL arrives in cowtown for the Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular. On this episode, the guys cover both the 5/6 Open and Non-Pro finals, chat about some of the fun events taking place during Youth Week at the Summer Spectacular and even make time for some favorite stories and memories from our careers showing at the NYCHA Scholarship Cutting.
On this week's show, Kaden and Cody discuss the field of horses set for the Open Classic Finals, this Thursday. The guys also discuss the results of the 5/6 Limited Open Finals and preview some exciting events that are going to be taking place at this year's Metallic Cat Sumer Cutting Spectacular!
On today's show we give a quick update in Denver, Colorado at the NCHA Western Nationals. Then we bring you some of our listeners favorite horses of all time. We chat about some great mounts that we somehow forgot about as well as some memorable runs from each. Big thanks to everyone who sent us a list and let us know who some of their favorite horses of all time were!
On todays episode, the guys briefly cover both the Non Pro + the Open in Ardmore and the PCCHA Derby in Las Vegas Nevada. It's been what seems like a long time since we were doing our normal recording together on Mondays, after Kaden shares his top movie's list. We also share some of the listener submissions. To wrap everything up this week, the guys have a discussion about their top 4 horses.
On this weeks episode, Kaden was out of town all week so Cody took over the hosting duties for the week. Cody and CBL discuss the 3 major aged events going on around the world. PCCHA Derby in Vegas, The Non Pro in Ardmore Oklahoma, and the NCHA Australian Futurity. Kaden and Cody were lucky enough to sit down with your reigning NCHA Open Futurity champion, Tatum Rice. We talk to Tatum about it all, Creyzee, Hashtags, Eazee E.... Tatum also shares some insight about being on the Executive Committee, convention thoughts, as well as ways to help the NCHA regain strength and get back on to the beaten path. Finally, CBL and Cody share some experiences when they worked for Tatum together. CBL picks a Section K Ball cap winner, and the boys name their top 4 Movies of all time. Make sure you send in your lists of movies so they can be read on the show. Subscribe. Rate. Review. Thanks for tuning in!
This week's episode is a BIG one. Kaden and Cody sit down with the GOAT at this year's NCHA Convention. Lloyd recaps his recent wins at the 2019 Breeder's Invitational, how he got started cutting, and what it means to him to have an entire industry look up to him. Kaden and Cody also chat about their experiences at this years Convention and what they took away from the meetings they attended.
Cody and Collbran are back from Tulsa, Oklahoma and the Breeder's Invitational. On today's episode the guys discuss the derby competition at the B.I. in both the Open and Non-Pro divisions and also chat about a few horse and rider duos that faired well up in Tulsa. The boys also discuss one of everyone's favorite parts of being in Tulsa: the B.I. Kid's Cutting.
Monty Buntin drops by the Section K/Cutting Horse Central Booth at the 2019 Kit Kat Sugar Super Stakes on this weeks episode of the Section K Podcast. Monty explains his love for the sport of cutting, tells some cool stories about learning from some legendary horsemen, and talks about his first trip to Fort Worth to compete at the NCHA Futurity.
On this week's episode Cody and Kaden set up camp in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Breeders Invitational where they caught up with 5/6 Open Champion: John Sanislow. John marked a 225 and a 222 in a work off to bring home the Championship for owner: Circle Y Ranch of Milsap, Texas.
On today's episode, Kaden and CBL discuss the controversial DQ at the 2019 Kentucky Derby, the boys have an update on the current NCHA World Standings, and last but not least they bring you an interview with cutting horse trainer: Ryan Moore. Ryan came by the CHC booth during the Kit Kat Sugar Super Stakes and talked about how he got his start showing cutters, told a few stories about living life as a rodeo cowboy and how that lifestyle came to an end...
Today's episode is with Geoffrey " Spud" Sheehan. Spud talks about his win at the Wild Rag Classic aboard Mr Shiney Lights trained by Chris Dawson owned by Sheri Jamison. We talk about how Spud got his start into cutting, and most recently his crossover from cutting to the cow horse events.
On today's episode the guys recap the fun and exciting time in Fort Worth for the 2019 NCHA Kit Kat Sugar Super Stakes! Each of them talk about a few highlights during the show, and some fun moments as well as the schedule which I'm sure most of you know has been a topic of conversation. While at the cutting, Kirby Smith stopped by the Section K podcast area, provided by Cutting Horse Central. The guys got a chance to dive into where Kirby is from, what his day to day job is, and why he would be a great candidate to serve as your next president of the NCHA. Make sure you get out and VOTE! This is where you, the members, can have a say of what goes on at Bailey Avenue. Subscribe, Rate, Review!
On this weeks episode, the guys catch you up on what felt like a quick week of Non Pro competition. Then, we talk through the Masters weekend followed by an interview with Phil Hanson, your 2019 Super Stakes 4 yr old Champion. Phil talks about his run, winning the career Grand Slam of cutting, and his affinity for driving his race car while he's not training champions. We wrap up the show with an announcement of the NCAA Bracket Champ.
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In this episode the guys sit down with Beau Galyean, who just won the 5/6 yr old Open Super Stakes for the third time in a row! We talk to Beau about capping off his 3 peat in the 5/6 this time aboard the great stallion Rollz Royce owned by Tom and Lisa Guinn. "Super G", a nickname Collbran has given Beau, talks about his most recent success aboard "Royce", how family has helped him be successful, and things that have molded his journey to becoming "Super G".
On today's episode the guys talk about some finalists in the 5/6 Open and Limited Open, we also invite you to join us at the exhibit hall on finals day for Section K Live: from The Super Stakes (tune in for details), finally we wrap up the Section K bracket pool. We appreciate everyone for listening, and we look forward to meeting up with everyone at the Cutting Horse Central booth before the finals. See ya Saturday!!
On this weeks episode, the Section K crew talks about the 2019 NCHA Kit Kat Sugar Super Stakes starting on Thursday, and places to eat while you're in Fort Worth. They touch briefly on the most recent hire of the Executive Director for the NCHA, Kirk Slaughter. Kaden and Cody had a chat with professional cutting horse trainer and 2019 5/6 yr old Open Champion at the Cattlemen's Cutting, Casey Green. A face that you generally see during most if not all the herds of cows at all the NCHA triple crown events. Finally, the boys update their busted brackets, the Section K bracket pool leader board, and some exciting games or teams they saw over the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. Thanks for listening!
Howdy partners, today the guys recap the Eastern Nationals in Jackson, Mississippi. Then they have a sit down chat with Matt Miller, who was most recently the 2019 Open Derby Champion of the Cattlemen's. Chatting with Matt you get to hear about his path from the early beginnings in the youth to deciding to become a cutting horse trainer. We conclude the show with our NCAA Final Four picks. Go to the Section K facebook, and click the link to join in our bracket pool to win some coveted section k march. Talk to y'all next week.
On this episode the guys cover the PCCHA Round Up in Paso Robles, California and Cattlemen's Derby in Graham, Texas. They also include talk about the schedule change at the 2019 Kit Kat Sugar NCHA Super Stakes. Subscribe, Rate, Review and let us know how were are doing. See ya next Tuesday!
On this weeks episode the guys introduce a new segment, recap the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. They also discuss the multiple cuttings in a row, and what is required behind the scenes. We then wrap up the show with some sports talk.
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On this episode the guys give you a little background on their "why". They recap the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity and the World's Greatest Horseman. Wrapping up with an exclusive interview with Mark Michels, creator of Cutting Horse Central. Thanks for following along!
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Welcome to the Section K Podcast! This is the ultimate podcast for the ultimate cutting horse enthusiast! Listen to Kaden Rutherford, Collbran Blue Larsen, and Cody Hedlund dive into current events throughout the NCHA. This episode the guys will discuss the Bonanza Cutting, the Make Cutting Great Again event in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the NRCHA Celebration of Champions/World Greatest Horseman in Fort Worth, Texas. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy the ride!