Cade McCutcheon

Hometown: Aubrey, Texas Birthday: 5/22/2000 Sport/Disciplines: Reining

At just 18 years old, Cade McCutcheon was named to the 2018 U.S. Reining Squad for the WEG, making him the youngest ever U.S. athlete to represent reining at the competition. In March, McCutcheon finished third at the USEF Selection Trial and WEG Reining Test Event on a total score of 446 points aboard Custom Made Gun. A member of a family with a long line of prominent reiners, reining is in his blood. At age seven, McCutcheon made his reining debut in the first ever Short Stirrup class. By 10 years-old, he was showing in his first NRHA Non Pro Futurity. He is the son of NRHA million dollar riders Tom and Mandy McCutcheon and the grandson of NRHA multi-million dollar rider/NRHA Hall of Fame member Tim McQuay and NRHA Hall of Fame member Collen McQuay. McCutcheon joins his father, veteran WEG team member and gold medalist Tom McCutcheon, on the WEG team this year.