Mike Wood Performance Horses - Offers training of cutting horses,
working cowhorses, for aged events and weekend events.
name of Mike Wood is synonymous with winning cutting horses from
Arizona. He is a native of Arizona who grew up riding at rodeos and
roping events as well as being a finalist as a youth at the World
AQHYA show. After a ten year apprenticeship with Al Dunning Mike
easily filled his own barn with cutting horse enthusiasts and he has
had a successful and dedicated clientele ever since.
Mike has served as President of the Arizona
Cutting Horse Association many times as well as being a Director
from Arizona for the National Cutting Horse Association and The
Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association. He represents not only his
clients but all cutters from Arizona.
His dedication to his clients and the business
of cutting is evident in the success his horses and riders have
experienced over the years. These successes include championships in
aged events, weekend events, national and world championship events
for both he and his amateur and non-pro riders. Mike’s customers
hail from all over the country and Canada. He is sought out for the
quality of instruction he gives to his riders and for the consistent
and competitive edge a horse trained by him exhibits in the show
pen. Communication with his horses and as an instructor are the
hallmark of his training program.
works with all levels of cutters from the beginner to the world
champion. He can find that perfect weekend horse for someone or
start a young two year old and take it through the aged events.
Honesty, integrity and hard work are the key features of his
relationship with his clients, his horses, and everyone he comes in
contact with. You will find cutting with Mike Wood Performance
Horses to be a fun and rewarding way to come together with people
who share your passion for the cutting horse.