Cutting Horse — a horse used to “cut off” or separate one or more animals from a herd. This horse is “cutting” Steer #4 away from the herd.
Cutting Saddle: A saddle for cutting horses whose movements are abrupt with short stops and turns. It has a deep seat with wide swells (fork) and high cantle to hold the rider securely.
I am not an expert on cutting horses, so it would be great if one of you could write an article for us about these horses, their unique characteristics, training, and tack needs.
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