Promoting the Sport of Cutting in the Great State of Illinois

Midwest Amateur Challenge

Cutting is one of the fastest-growing equine sports in Illinois, and for good reason. With NCHA-approved shows, club cuttings, practices, and lessons being held in nearly every part of the state, there is something for everyone from the most experienced competitor to those just starting out. is the go-to web site to keep up with the latest news, find the next event, locate a trainer, or join an affiliate.  

To find out more about the National Cutting Horse Association, visit their web site at