Cutting involves “cutting” (separating) a cow out of a small herd and using verbal and foot commands to your horse to keep the cow out of the herd in a defined area and for a defined time.
Featuring are more than 1,500 contestants from 41 states, five Canadian Provinces, and Australia, the National High School Finals is the world’s largest rodeo. In addition to competing for over $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named the National High School Rodeo National Champion.
To earn this title, contestants must finish in the top 20 after two “Go Rounds” of intense competition before advancing to Saturday night’s final championship performance.
The NHSFR is scheduled to air Wednesday (check local listings for times). Please check www.nhsra.org for possible schedule changes and other times when the 2012 NHSFR telecast will air on WRFD-TV.