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Do You Unload Your Trailer and Set Up Your Stalls at Horse Shows

  In this fun video, Tom McCutcheon asks premier trainers, “Do you unload your trailer and set up your stalls at horse shows?” Watch as they answer with some honest …

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Tips for keeping your free arm still

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How to help a short forelock grow

How can you help a short forelock grow? I have 3 horses, two of them have super short, thin forelocks that just won’t grow! The third horse has a really …

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Allergy Signs in Horses

“I have an 11-year-old Saddlebred gelding. He is a roarer and had a failed tie back surgery years ago. I try to keep his feed moist and am conscious of …

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Common questions about care, custody and control insurance coverage.

Q: I board and train horses I do not own – do I need care, custody and control (CCC) coverage? A: Yes, the intent of care, custody and control insurance …

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NRHA Human Interest Feature

Do you have a ‘slide of your life’ story you’d like to share with NRHA? We are looking for engaging and interesting reining stories to pitch to local Oklahoma City …

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Planning Hay Purchases

Purchasing proper hay is a critical management technique that horse owners should master for not only their horse’s wellness but also for their budget’s health. A practical guide to hay …

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Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.

Fire safety for barns – are you prepared? If you ask a group of horse owners what safety issues scare them the most, a large number will tell you it’s …

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What NOT to ask when looking for an Assistant Trainer Position

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What to Put In & What to Put On: Joints

Make a sound investment Your horse’s joints help power his motion, and keeping them healthy is key to keeping him moving comfortably for years to come. However, a  study …

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NRHA Futurity Champions and Reserve Champions of the 2000’s

2001  Horse  Sire Dam  Rider  Owner Champion RR STAR Like A Diamond RL Miss Kitty Andrea Fappani Lundin Farm, Del Norte, CO 2001 NRHA Futurity – Open Champion Earning $185,480 …

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Las Vegas High Roller Reining Classic

Joe Schmidt is back getting the hard hitting facts at the High Roller Reining in Las Vegas.. Politics, religion, pigeons, he covers it all with some of the NRHA’s top …

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Protecting Your Horses Knees

Josh Rosenstrater shows us how they protect their horses knees during training at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.

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R is for Rehab

Mandy McCutcheon and Emily Moylan give us a behind-the-scenes look at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, which is home to the Equine Spa and Rehabilitation Center, a state-of-the-art rehab facility in …

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Reiners Giving Back Clinic

Thursday, October 20 2016 Reiners have always been known for their friendly attitudes and generous spirits, but most of all, they are famous for “craving” the sport of Reining, always …

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The Interview – with the legendary Larry Rose

Legendary trainer and breeder, Larry Rose talks about reining horses now and in the past when reining was first taking root. Legendary horse trainer, Larry Rose sits down with Joe …

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Tom The Charro!!!

During a recent visit to Mexico, Million Dollar Rider Tom McCutcheon decided to test out his skills as a Charro. Who’s ready for the outfit? Not sure what the future …

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Trevor Dare Discusses His Non-Reining Skills

Trevor Dare discusses his hidden talent at the 2016 NRHA Derby

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Shopping at The New Pard’s

Mark Butzow at the new Pard’s Western Shop in Aubrey, TX shows us a little of what they have to offer in their store.

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Pard’s Grand Opening in Aubrey, TX

Established in the fall of 1968 in Urbana, IL, Pard’s has grown from a very small tack store to a corporation with two stores, a catalog division, a mobile operation …

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8 Types of Reining Spectators

If you have ever watched a reining run, in person or on video, you have undoubtedly taken note of the various whistles, hoots and hollers, shouts, and catcalls that accompany …

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Road to the 2016 NRHA Futurity

Meet “Boris” and “Josie,” two 3 yr olds in training with NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Tom McCutcheon. Follow these two prospects on their journey to the NRHA Futurity this December. …

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10 Faces All Reiners Will Recognize

As Bon Jovi once said, “I’ve made a million faces/And I’ve rocked them all.” Or…wait. Was that seen a million faces? Either way, we think most reiners will recognize these, …

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Paperwork for Horse Shows

Emily Moylan of TMRH shows us how she organizes the paperbook for horse shows and what you’ll need.

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If the Reining Score System Applied to Everyday Life

The reining score system, for those of us comforted by nice square boxes and basic addition and subtraction, gives us one nice score to end the day on, a recognizable …

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Cody Clock’s Coffee Time

We ran into Cody Clock at the 2016 NRBC and asked him to tell us a little about his business venture outside of the horses, a coffee shop name Coffee …

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NRBC Champions 2013-2015: Where Are They now?

2013 Wimpyneedsacocktail & Thiago Boechat  Later the same year they were AQHA Sr Reining Reserve World Champions and he is the highest money earning stallion by Wimpys Little Step.  He …

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NRBC Champions 2009-2012: Where Are They now?

A look back at prior years NRBC champions Cromed out Mercedes (2009), Boom Shernic (2010), Shine Chic Shine (2011) and Spooks Gotta Whiz 2012 and where they are now. 2009 …

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NRBC Champions 2003-2008: Where Are They now?

A look back at prior years NRBC champions Reminic N Dunit (2003 & 2004), Hit The Lights (2005), Einsteins Revolution (2006), Custom Legend (2007) and Wimpys Little Chic (2008) and …

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NRBC Champions 1998-2002: Where Are They now?

A look back at prior years NRBC champions Mr Boomerjac (1998), Miss Tinseltown (1999), Conquistador Whiz (2000) and Smartest Chic Olena (2001) and Starlights Wrangler (2002) and where they are …

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6 Things All Reiners Have Done At Some Point In Their Career

6 Things All Reiners Have Done At Some Point In Their Career From the professionals down to the rookies, there are a few hallmarks that define a reining career: first …

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Legacy Sale Bloopers

Bloopers from the 2015 Legacy Sale

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FFA and 4H Horse Judging

The local Aubrey 4H Club and FFA visit the ranch to practice horse judging and watch reining patterns completed by ranch staff. We speak with some of the participants about …

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The Hearing Aid Challenge

Watch “The Hearing Aid Challenge” with some of the horse trainers at Tom McCutcheon Reining horses.

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Smartpak’s Ask the Vet: Episode 2

Smartpak just released the  2nd episode in their new “Ask the Vet” series, this episode includes preventing thrush, anemia, must haves in your equine first aid kit, ulcer treatment and …

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Baby Cam @ Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses

Prepare for cuteness overload as we check out the 2016 foals at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.

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Describing Reining Maneuvers to Your Non-Horsey Friends

All of us who ride and show reining horses — from the open champion to the rookie amateur — are ambassadors for the sport in our daily lives. While it’s …

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Baby Cam @ Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses

Prepare for cuteness overload as we check out the 2016 foals at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.

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Smartpak’s Ask the Vet: Episode 2

Smartpak just released the  2nd episode in their new “Ask the Vet” series, this episode includes preventing thrush, anemia, must haves in your equine first aid kit, ulcer treatment and …

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2016 Cinch Fashion Show

Cinch is a proud sponsor of Virtual Horse Help and the crew got to attend the 2016 January WESA Market in Denver, CO. This video features men’s and woman’s fall …

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New Year’s resolutions

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Today, we take you behind the scenes to see what some of ours are this year! If you don’t have a resolution yet, you …

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The making of Hot Line Bling

Watch this video and see some possibly embarrassing moments while filming Hot Line Bling here at the ranch. Some of the best parts are at the very end!

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Team TMRH Presents…

Watch this funny video of the staff at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses cutting loose and reading the lyrics to “Hotline Bling” and dancing. Watch till the very end to see …

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VHH Special: Meet the Visser Family!

Meet the Visser family! You may know Josh as an NRHA Professional and Carri as the owner and creative mind behind “The Show Pad” where she designs custom show blankets. Virtual …

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Coverage at the 2015 Legacy Sale

The Legacy Reining Breeders and Consignment Sale is fast approaching and has long been known to produce successful performance and breeding stock. Since it’s inauguration in 2001, the most notable …

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Exclusive: We Unveil The New CINCH Ladies Line

Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help teams up with sponsor CINCH to bring you an exclusive look at the all new CINCH line for women! See it here first from Brenda …

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Quarter Horse News Charity Golf Tournament

Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help had a wonderful time covering the Quarter Horse News Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Western Wishes, Friday, June 12th, at Canyon West Golf Club! Join us for the‪ Scenes On The …

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West Coast Reining Horse Association

Hear from National Reining Horse Association & West Coast Reining Horse Association Professional Trainers Mike Boyle, Tracer Gilson, & Ricki Nicolazzi. We caught up with them at the 2015 National …

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Jose Vazquez Is NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Rider!

Jose Vazquez became the National Reining Horse Association’s newest Million Dollar Rider aboard Juiced Up Doc (Smart Like Juice x Jokes Startime) today at the North Central Reining Horse Association’s …

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APHA Founder Rebecca Tyler Lockhart Passes

Rebecca Tyler Lockhart, the horsewoman responsible, in 1962, for founding the American Paint Horse Association, passed away peacefully in her home in Gainesville, Texas, on May 31, 2015. Rebecca launched …

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SWRHA Rookie Day 2015 Interviews

Go behind the scenes at the 2015 Southwest Reining Horse Association Rookie Day to hear from the rookies & the professional trainers that coached them through the day. The annual …

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Ask Tom McCutcheon Anything!

Ask Tom McCutcheon Anything is brought to you by Absorbine Do you have a training or related question for Tom McCutcheon? Each month, the staff at Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help …

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Exclusive: Rod Patrick Bootmakers Unveils New EverSole With The Rider In Mind

Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help brings you an exclusive first look at the new EverSole™ from Rod Patrick Bootmakers. This new innovative sole designed with the rider in mind is an …

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SmartPak Unveils New Fly Spray That Will OutSmart Flys

For smart riders who want the best for their horses, OutSmart™ Fly Spray is a new generation insect repellent effective against house flies, stable flies, mosquitoes, and ticks. Engineered to …

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Newborn Foals Give Clues to Autism

University of California at Davis researchers have discovered surprising clues to a newborn foal syndrome & intriguing similarities to childhood Autism in humans. Video courtesy of UC Davis Today. Join …

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2015 Foal Just Born: Gunners Special Nite x Belle Starr Dun It

Born on January 7, 2015, this is the first foal to be born here at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses in 2015. He is by Gunners Special Nite & out of …

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Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses: A Flying Look

Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses: A Flying Look! Come #RideWithUs at www.VirtualHorseHelp.com; membership is free thanks to our sponsors & we will be taking you even closer to the action in 2015! Tom McCutcheon …

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Favorite Clips From 2014 Volume I

A look back at some of our favorite times from 2014, Volume I. {module_adrotator,12038}

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NRHA Futuirty ’14: Open Finals Highlight Reel

Highlights from runs during the National Reining Horse Association Open Futurity Finals 2014!

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Legacy Reining Breeders Sale 2014 – Wrap Up

Tim McQuay, Mandy & Tom McCutcheon, & Dell Hendricks wrap up the 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale for us. They show us their favorite moments of this year’s sale, what …

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Legacy Sale 2014 – Tour at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses

If you didn’t make it to the riding horse preview for the Legacy Reining Breeders Sale at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses today take a look at this video giving you …

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Legacy Sale 2014 – Mandy on the History and Success of the Sale

The 2014 Legacy Sale is almost underway, hear from Mandy McCutcheon and see the crew at work setting up for the sale! Join us tomorrow at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses …

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Legacy Sale 2014 – Gunny Mathison & Britt Jones

We talked with both Gunny Mathison, commentator of the Legacy Reining Breeders Sale Riding Preview, & Britt Jones, Thomas Moore Feeds representative, about this year’s Legacy Sale.

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Frank Costantini for Markel Equine Insurance at Legacy Reining Breeders Sale 2014

Frank Costantini, of Markel Horse, the insurance agency with horse sense, talks with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help at the 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale! For more information on Markel …

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2014 Legacy Sale – Interview With The Founders

We talk to Tom McCutcheon, Tim McQuay, and Dell Hendricks all about the Legacy Sale, how it got started and how far its come.

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Legacy Reining Breeders Sale Founders Interview

In 2012, Tim McQuay, Dell Hendricks, and Tom McCutcheon discuss the Legacy Reining Breeders Sale and how it all began.

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Legacy Sale ’14 – Dr. Pat Garrett Talks Pre-Purchase Exams At Sale

Veterinarian, Dr. Pat Garrett, talks with us about pre-purchase exams available on-site at the 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale. Dr. Pat Garrett shooting some mobile x-rays today for pre-purchase films at …

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Joao Marcos Previews the 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale

Mr. Joao Marcos, owner of Cardinal Ranch, talks with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help about preparations for the 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale.

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In The Winner’s Circle: Chris Dawson

  NRCHA Professional Horseman, Chris Dawson & his fiance, NRCHA Professional Sarah Winters, visit with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help at their ranch in Oklahoma & gave us a demonstation …

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WEG 2014: Talking with Team USA

We hear from Shawn Flarida, Troy Heikes, Dun Get A Nicadual’s Owner Jennifer Marley, and Mandy McCutcheon about how the World Equestrian Games is going so far and about how …

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Tulsa Reining Classic Reiners Wish Good Luck To Team USA!

The reiners schooling at the Tulsa Reining Classic today send their best to Team USA at the World Equestrian Games! With commentary by past Team USA Reining members, Dell Hendricks …

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Where Has Norman Been?

NORMAN is the mascot for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France! He has been in Texas with Tom and Mandy McCutcheon preparing for the trip to …

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Lifehacks for Equestrians

5 Lifehacks for Equestrians Who doesn’t want to be more efficient on a daily basis around the barn? Here are a few tips to help you manage your time around …

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5 Reasons Horse Trainer Dads are the Best

Horse trainer dads, like Tom McCutcheon, are special guys who work really hard in the barn, but also play hard at home with their kids like Carlee and Cade McCutcheon. …

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Throwback Thursday – Team USA At the 2010 WEG

#TBT We are so excited to be going to the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France! To get geared up we are throwing back to our videos from the 2010 …

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Therasage EMC – Greg Gage, C.M.T., E.S.M.T.

Greg Gage, C.M.T., E.S.M.T., owner of Therasage EMC, is the one Tom McCutcheon & Tim McQuay trust to help keep their horses in the best shape possible both at home …

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Duane Latimer and Dany Tremblay Joins Team McCutcheon

It is a privilege to announce on behalf of Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses to have Million Dollar Rider, Duane Latimer, and 2013 Top 20 NRHA Professional, Dany Tremblay at Tom …

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In the Winner’s Circle: Bob Loomis

Bob Loomis, of Loomis Ranch​, five-time National Reining Horse Association​ Futurity Champion talks with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help​ about how he got started in the horse industry & his …

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In the Winners’ Circle: Jason Vanlandingham

Jason, recent 2013 NRHA Futurity Champion sits down with Virtual Horse Help. Jason talks about his past, how he got into the horse industry, and his most recent accomplishment winning …

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What’s New at VirtualHorseHelp.com

See whats new at VirtualHorseHelp.com. Breeding Manager, Barb Wibbles, talks about the upcoming breeding season and everything that it takes to run and stand multiple studs at once. Also, reining …

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Who’s Who on Twitter

1. @NRHA The first twitter is a very obvious choice, the National Reining Horse Association official twitter account is important for every Reiner to follow. The account updates frequently usually …

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In the Winners’ Circle: Todd Bergen

National Reining Horse Association and National Reined Cow Horse Association Million Dollar Rider, Todd Bergen, talks with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help about how he got his start in the …

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Mustang Mentors – Patti Colbert

Patti speaks about a new program called Mustang Mentors. They pair veterans and mustangs together to create a bond between the two and making it beneficial for both the horse …

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Horse Humor!

Is this horse full of attitude or do you think maybe he just wants to give you a big wet kiss!

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In the Winners’ Circle: Dell Hendricks

NRHA Million Dollar Rider Dell Hendricks talks about his history in the sport of Reining. Dell has won AQHA World Championship and Reserve Championship Titles in 1995, 2001, and 2002. He …

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Travis Stillson – Custom Show Chaps and Leather

We go behind-the-scenes to Travis Stillsons shop where he shows us how he makes custom show chaps and headstalls for western riders. Travis shows us the basics of how he …

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Legacy Sale ’13 – Mandy Previews the Sale

Mandy McCutcheon talks about the 2013 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale. Many people came out to Friday night’s Legacy Sale and to Saturday’s consignment sale. Mandy talks about changes to the …

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Legacy Sale ’13 – Tom Previews the Sale

Tom talks friday before the Legacy Sale about what he thinks about could happen during this year’s sale.

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Behind-The-Scenes

Our friend Pat from Bogota, Columbia came to visit and had a great time riding Shawn Stratman’s horse Don Julio Whiz!

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In the Winners’ Circle: Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun McKibben is a successful performance horse trainer in Whitesboro, TX. He has won multiple AQHA World Championship’s and continues to compete in various disciplines with his horses.

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Born 2 Be – Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Born 2 Be, a local Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Aubrey, Texas.  Visit http://www.born2betec.org/ for more info on this great organization!

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TheraPlate Revolution

Chip Kreiling, owner of TheraPlate, talks about what this system does and how it can benefit you and your horse.

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In the Winners’ Circle: Barb Wibbles

The Breeding manager at Tom McCutcheon’s ranch talks about her start in horse care.

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Team McCutcheon Update

Tom talks about what his family and crew are up to and their shows in Waco and Minnesota.

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Welcome to VirtualHorseHelp

Welcome to VirtualHorseHelp                   Hey, horse enthusiasts! I am excited to tell you about my website that has launched, VirtualHorseHelp.com. This website will be your ultimate guide to training your …

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McCutcheon Softball Tournament

The McCutcheon’s invite their family and friends over for a softball tournament for the 4th of July weekend.

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Roxanne’s Visit to the Ranch – Roxanne Koepsell

Roxanne visits the ranch in July to evaluate her two-year-old and three-year-old horses.

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In the Winner’s Circle: Sarah Willeman Talks Gunners Special Nite & WEG 2010

Sarah Willeman, owner of Gunners Special Nite, sits down with Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help. In this video she recounts the first time she saw him show, what lead to …

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In the Winner’s Circle: Lavonna “Shorty” Koger

Shorty Koger, of Shorty’s Caboy Hattery, talks about the history of her business and how it all got started with a beer keg, a golf ball, & an impending explosion! …

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In the Winners’ Circle: Mandy McCutcheon

Mandy recounts how she started riding horses, her family, and how the McCutcheon Ranch started.

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In the Winners’ Circle: Tim McQuay

An insight to how the Three Million Dollar Rider, Tim McQuay, got started in reining and his memories along the way.

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Million Dollar Rookie Day

Tom and other Million Dollar Riders give a couple days of lessons to rookie riders at Tom’s Ranch.

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Barb and the New Barn Cat

Barb recounts rescuing her new Barn Cat and putting it to good use.

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Tom with Inside Reining

The TV show, Inside Reining, asked Tom to help with a short segment about preparing for Pattern 5. Tom gives them a little lesson in how he prepares for the …

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Team McCutcheon – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about his career.

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In the Winners’ Circle: Cade McCutcheon

Cade McCutcheon talks about riding and his recent accomplishments.

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In the Winners’ Circle: Shawn Stratman

Tom’s Client & Non-pro rider, Shawn Stratman, recounts how her passion for horses started and came to be a client of Tom.

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NRHA Futurity ’12: Electric Jac Finals

Tom discusses his finals run at the 2012 NRHA Futurity.

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NRHA Futurity 2012: Thoughts before the Big Show

Tom talks about his thoughts on the Futurity competition ahead.

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NRHA Futurity 2012: The Chili Cook Off

Roxanne Koepsell and Shawn Stratman chat about this year’s Chili Cook-off at the NRHA Futurity ’12.

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NRHA Futurity ’12: Electric Jac’s First Run

Tom expresses how he feels about Electric Jac and his first prelim run and what his plans are for the competition ahead.

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