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The Cutting Edge, Ep.6 - The Trainer with the Hand Tattoos, Tim Johnson.

Photo Credit: Scootem-n-Shootem Photography

Episode Six is brought to you by the Washington Cutting Horse Association's Annual Spring LAE & Weekend Show. Held May 2-5 in Moses Lake, Washington at the Grant County Fairgrounds, this is one you want to make sure is marked down on your calendar. The aged event kicks off Thursday, two shows in two days, and the Weekend Show rolls on through with two shows over three days. There is $1,500 added in the LAE Open Divisions and $750 added in the LAE Non Pro Divisions. In the Weekend Show there is $500 added. This show has fantastic fresh cattle across all divisions aside from the youth and is hosted at a great facility with good food and even better competition! Make sure to get entered up at before April 30th and take in some of the best cutting in Washington!

Episode 6 of the Cutting Edge features Tim Johnson of Tim Johnson Cutting Horses, one of the Northwest's premier cutting horse trainers, major aged event finalist, mercuria finalist and Calgary Stampede Open Derby Champion. Tim is also known for his keen and discerning eye when it comes to buying and selling horses, and his story is an interesting one. A kid from San Jose, California who loved working on hot rod cars and yet somehow ended up running a successful cutting horse training operation in Dusty, Washington. On the podcast today Tim talks everything from preconceived notions and stigma in the industry to running a successful business and not letting the money earned behind his name get in the way of money earned in his bank account. Tim is a talented cutting horse trainer and I'm lucky to count him as one of my friends. I think this interview provides an interesting glimpse into the program of a trainer who balances showing, with taking care of his clients, with ensuring his business is on the right track.

Photo Credit: Scootem-n-Shootem Photography

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