An Industry Leader- both in and outside the show pen.
Tom McCutcheon is one of the reining industry’s leading riders, with lifetime earnings exceeding $1.4 Million. His accolades include an NRBC Open Championship, two National Reining Horse Association Derby Reserve Championships, Tradition Open Futurity Champion, SWRHA Open Futurity Champion, multiple NCRHA Open Futurity Championships and multiple NRHA Futurity Finalist.
On the International stage, Tom is a 2-time USET Reining Championship winner. As a member of the 2002 USA Reining Team at the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain, Tom helped Team USA bring home the Gold. Along with the Team Gold, Tom brought home the Individual Silver Medal aboard Consquistador Whiz. Tom again joined the team in Aachen, Germany in 2006 as the teams alternate. In 2010, Tom joined the team one more time, this time aboard Gunners Special Nite, owned by Turnabout Farm. This time Tom brought home both the Individual Gold as well as being a part of the Gold Medal Team. Once again in 2014 Tom joined the squad that represented the USA at the World Equestrian Games, this time along side his wife Mandy.
Additional honors include being named The United States Equestrian Federation 2010 Equestrian of the Year, and bestowed the honor of 2010 USEF Horse of the Year to Gunners Special Nite.
Tom and his wife Mandy McCutcheon, own and operate Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, Inc., one of the premier reining training, breeding, and rehabilitation facilities in the United States, located in Aubrey, Texas. Mandy, as well as their son Cade and daughter Carlee, are all accomplished equestrians.
The horse business is very much a family affair for The McCutcheons. Born into the performance horse business in western Wisconsin, Tom joins his father and three brothers as a professional horse trainer.
Tom McCutcheon serves as a member of the USEF High Performance Committee, a member of the NRHA Executive Committee, and the NRHA Investment Committee.
In addition to their breeding, training and rehabilitation business, the McCutcheons have launched an equestrian news, entertainment, and training website, www.VirtualHorseHelp.com.
Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help brings to the public the opportunity to experience first hand behind the scenes of the performance horse industry, what goes on around the ranch with Team McCutcheon, and personal interviews with other top trainers in the Reining Horse industry, as well as Hunters and Jumpers, Dressage, Western Pleasure, Roping, Cutting, Trail, Polo, and any other discipline you may want to find out about.
Show Pen Accomplishments:
- NRHA $1 Million Dollar Rider
- NRHA LTE: $1,455,000+ as of 6/14
- NRBC Open Champion
- 2011 FEI World Reining Finals Champion
- 2012 AQHA Reserve World Champion
- World Equestrian Games 2x Gold Medalist
- 2010 USEF Equestrian of the Year
- 2010 Kentucky Cup Champion
- 2006 WEG Reining Team
- 2002 + 2003 USET Gold Medalist
- 2003 WEG Team Gold Medalist
- 2x NRHA Derby Open Reserve Champion
- Tradition Open Futurity Champion
- 3x NCRHA Open Futurity Champion
- NRHA Saddlesmith Open Champion
- Co-founder & Chairman – National Reining Breeders Classic
- United States Equestrian Foundation Board of Directors
- NRHA Professionals Committee Member