Al Dunning is one of Cutting’s most successful trainers and competitors, taking numerous horses to AQHA World Championships and victories at the major aged events. Among the richest of equine sports, cutting has become an extremely popular event. Al’s achievements in the cutting pen are a direct result of the strong emphasis he places on foundation training. In Cutting Fundamentals, you will learn how to choose a cutting horse, proper selection and adjustment of equipment, and the basic maneuvers your horse should know, whether riding in the country, in the round pen, with a mechanical cow, or with a single cow. Much time is spent on herd work, and the different expectations you should have, depending on your horse’s current level of training. Through the use of several horses, you will see exactly how Al’s techniques work, from a horse that is first being introduced to a cow, to the seasoned performer. This DVD is an excellent tool for the novice cutter; every detail is thoroughly explained so that you can use Al’s winning methods of training to advance yourself and your horse. Gain a complete understanding of the basics with Cutting Fundamentals!
Run time: 72 minutes