Kathy Gomes Freikert Memorial Cutting...August 20, 2016_Vintage Cutting Horse Assoiciation, August Event at Petaluma RIding and Driving ClubCome cut in the beautiful heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. Show your horse where the weather is mild, the cows are good, the ground is soft, and the company is superior. Join our clinics and mini series to practice, show, and win! We offer events year round, both on and off your trusty steeds. With an array of clinicians and judges, there is always something new to be learned and implemented in and out of the show pen. Don’t forget to sign up for our FRESH and rerun cattle classes held throughout each show! Hope to see you all soon!


Vintage Cutting Horse Assoc. September 17th Cutting at Petaluma Riding and Driving Club

Our 2018 shows are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, May through October at PRDC. Click here for our show flyer

VCHA show rules, show results and year end standings can be found by clicking on the “shows” tab.

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Vintage Cutting Horse Assoc. September 17th Cutting at Petaluma Riding and Driving Club

Join Vintage Cutting Horse Association and send in your membership application today!

Don’t forget to renew your membership!  Renewal/new member forms are available here or by clicking on the “Join Us” tab on this website.




Learn from one of our industries’ masters.  July 14 & 15, 2018.  click here for flyerClick here for registration form


Here are the photos from May!

Note to membership – if you are NOT receiving electronic newsletters or email alerts, and you provided us your email address: Please contact April Alianza at vchacutting@gmail.com,  our 2018 Media chair to ensure the legibility of your email address.  If you are a lifetime member, or if you’ve changed your email address, please remember to contact Media Chair.

We truly wish to keep in touch!




Dear Members and Sponsors,

Last month we had of second of our five show-series.  We had 38 works, plus a few re-run practices.

We would like to thank our judge Debbie McGregor, our show help, Art Grunig, Chris Brown, Gary Long, Steve Litzky, Judy Caddell; our show announcer, Debbie Pardini; two of our youths’, Kaylee Thompson and Cassie Alianza for presenting the Flags; Bob Giannecchini of Wine Country Ranch Equipment for all his support, coming out late Friday night to prep the arena; thank you to PRDC board members who ensured the facility was clean after a late event on Friday night.  The partnership is much appreciated; thanks to our diligent show secretary LyndaBell Jacobsen; as well as April Alianza and Carla Hagge for providing us all an awesome lunch; Thank you, to my the entire board for all their help.

We will be featuring articles and communicating at our shows, some standard-customary showmanship processes & practices, in the cutting pen. Our goal is to foster and enrich a cutter for the future. See more information under the “Tips for Cutting events”

We are extremely fortunate to have a NCHA Hall of Famer in our County. Our own local lady, Sandy Bonelli of the Heart Ranch; who has graciously agreed to be the clinician at our clinic on July 14th and 15th.  This is truly a rare privilege, not only to learn from one of the finest in the industry; but your club leaders are focused on making this event equitable for the majority. Please see details in newsletters and on the website.

The quote of the month “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” –Sir Winston Churchill


Your “PAC” President = passionate accountable, committed

Stacey Powers

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June:  Kit Simmie’s Residence

July: Lori Lindsay’s Residence (special date: July 2nd)


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