- NRHA Lifetime earnings of over $1 million
- 2010 USEF Equestrian of the Year
- 2010 World Equestrian Games Double Gold Medal Winner (Individual
Gold and Team Gold)
- Co-founder and Chairman of the Board-National Reining Breeders
Classic, USEF Board of Directors and NRHA Professionals Committee Member
- NRBC Open Champion
- 2006 World Equestrian Games Reining Team Member
- 2003 and 2002 USET Gold Medalist
- 2002 World Equestrian Games Team Gold Medal
- 2002 World Equestrian Games Individual Silver Medal
Tom McCutcheon owns and operates a training business with an international base in Aubrey, Texas. Born into the performance horse business, Tom joins his father and three brothers as a professional horse trainer. Tom is a co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Reining Breeders Classic, the largest added money reining event and stallion incentive program in history. Additionally, he is a member of the USEF Board of Directors, a member of the NRHA Professionals Committee, as well as a member of the National Reining Horse Associations Professional Riders Committee.
As a trainer, Tom is one of the reining industry's leading riders, with numerous championships to his credit and lifetime earnings exceeding $1.5 Million! His wins include an NRBC Open Championship, two National Reining Horse Association Derby Reserve Championships, the Tradition Open Futurity, the SWRHA Open Futurity, and he is a many-time finalist at every major NRHA event.
On the international stage, Tom was a member of the 2003 Gold Medal winning USA Reining Team, at the World Equestrian Games in Spain that year. In 2010, Tom rode the phenomenal stallion Gunners Special Nite, owned by Turnabout Farm, to 2 gold medals at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. The duo were the Individual Gold Medalists, as well as part of gold medal winning Team USA. Additional honors followed when The United States Equestrian Federation named Tom McCutcheon the 2010 USEF Equestrian of the Year, and bestowed the honor of 2010 USEF Horse of the Year to Gunners Special Nite.
The facility at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses is second to none, with full training, breeding, and rehabilitation amenities. He is joined by a very talented team of assistant trainers, and together the team regularly wins top honors in Open and Non Pro competition.
About Gunners Special Nite (Bailey)
Bailey(Gunner x Mifs Doll), is known for his athleticism, show-horse mentality and tremendous skill. With career earnings of more than $235,000, Bailey and Tom took home double gold medals at the 2010 World Equestrian Games and rounded out the year with top honors being named the USEF Horse of the Year- the first reining horse and rider to ever win this honor. Bailey currently stands at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.