Cutters In Action

The NCHA is a close knit community brought together by their love of cutting and horses. For many years, friendships that last a lifetime have been formed - in good and bad. The NCHA and its members realised early on, that despite life's best intentions, hardships sometimes fell amongst their own. To this end, the crisis fund, 'Cutters in Action' was formed in 1984 and led by a hardworking sub-committee. Namely, Sunny Johnson, Mandy Wilson, Trish Lamey & Debbie Donohoe.

Merle Mitchell later was an active member & coordinated publishing a CIA Cookbook. Therese Mann also played a large role for several years in the early 2000’s in appreciation for the CIA support following the sudden loss of her son Glenn whilst working for Tommy Manion in the USA.

The purpose of the Cutters in Action is to help NCHA members and its community in times of need to ensure the health and well-being of its own and their families. 

Funds are raised from events and auctions not limited to schools and clinics, stallion auctions, merchandise and product donations, the list goes on. Over the years, the CIA. has assisted several cutting horse families strained by sudden illness or accidental injury.

During the 2018 Tamworth Futurity, an online stallion auction was held that featured 86 Australian & International stallion services generously donated by stallion owners across the cutting and camp drafting community and generated over $145K. As well, 3 vendors donated the proceeds of their horses sold in the NCHA Select Sale – Rachel & Jason Leitch, Holly Clayden, SDP Buffalo Ranch/Sally & Vince Bonello.

For all enquiries and donations to the CIA, please contact the NCHA. 

Cutters In Action