Preparing to go to a show? In this video, AZCHA Futurity Champion and cutting horse trainer Jade Keller gives a lesson to one of his non-pros and has her work on how to make a cut from the herd while staying slow and soft.
About Jade Keller
Jade Keller got his start working alongside Al Dunning showing cutting horses and working at clinics. He had several notable successes while working for Dunning, including being the Arizona Futurity Reserve Champion. In 2015, Keller started his own training program, Jade Keller Performance Horses, where he specializes in cutting horses and reined cow horses.
Both an accomplished competitor and trainer, Keller won the AZCHA 2015 Futurity, AZCHA 2016 Derby Horse, and reserve world champion in the level 2 junior cutting at the AQHA World Show. Keller’s non-pro riders have also seen success in the show pen at some of the largest cutting events in the country. He has been on the AZCHA board of directors for seven years, and is also the Cave Creek Club Cutting Association President.
More From Jade
- At-Home Schooling Session for Cutting Horses
- 2-Year-Old Cutting Horse Warm-Up
- Overworking a Young Horse
Horse&Rider OnDemand is your trusted source for Western horse-training videos and horsekeeping advice from the industry’s top professionals. Get access hundreds of videos on ranch riding, reining, natural horsemanship, cutting, working cow horse, ranch horse versatility, as well as all-around events, and more with your subscription — because you and your horse are worth it.