Buntin & Smith

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Enjoy the benefits of membership, including; early event access, professional video coaching, exclusive content and more!

The Cuttin' Pen

Don't miss these exclusive interviews, and many more, available through The Cuttin' Pen Competitor & Showman membership levels.


Tim Smith Interviewed by Riley Bishop
The Rogue Podcast

Recent Interviews

Jake Pinero
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Jake Pinero

Dr. Jerry Longworth, VMD
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Dr. Jerry Longworth, VMD

Scottsdale Equine Production Center

Our Services

Two of the cutting industry’s top professionals have joined forces to offer you one-of-a-kind access to best practices of the most elite showmen in the business. From the beginning cutter to the competitor at the top of their game, there are a variety of offerings to meet every level cutter’s needs.

The Cuttin’ Pen

One of the most exciting outcomes of the Buntin & Smith Presents, The Cutting Experience, events has been the sense of community that has resulted from these intensive learning experiences. The Cuttin’ Pen is an affordably priced, subscription-based membership club, which celebrates this new community.


The Cutting Experience

Monty Buntin & Tim Smith invite you to join them for the ultimate cutting experience! As professionals with combined NCHA earnings of over $9 million, multiple World Championships, and over a hundred Major Aged Event titles.

Monty Herd Work

Professional Coaching

NCHA Hall of Fame cutting horse trainers, with combined earnings of more than $8.6 million dollars, Monty Buntin & Tim Smith provide personalized, detailed, voice-over-video coaching from your submitted video. Improve your showmanship, one show run at a time, as they share their tips for smoothing out your runs, increasing your scores, and earning more trips to the pay window.

Coach Tim outdoors


Need some professional guidance about what stallion would be best to breed your mare to next season? Looking for a perfect fit equine cutting partner for your weekend or aged-event campaign? Talk to one of the industries most highly respected bloodline and performance record experts. Schedule your consult today!

Your Coaches

Monty Buntin and Tim Smith share their hard earned practical, effective, best practices to help you up your cutting game!

Monty Buntin

Monty Buntin

Monty was born in Prescott, AZ, where he continues to have family in the surrounding area. Funny enough, his wife Tessa was born in the same hospital in Prescott, but the two didn’t meet until 2007 at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, which is held every July in their hometown... Read More

Tim Smith

Tim Smith

The renowned Hall of Fame rider and cutting horse trainer, Tim Smith, grew up on a farm in Minnesota. He showed his first cutter during the summer of 1972 in California. Tim’s older brother Mike was largely responsible for getting Tim into the sport of cutting... Read More

What People Are Saying

Interview with Scott Roseman
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Scott Roseman
Interview with David Levisay
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David Levisay
Interview with Todd & Kathy Bro
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Todd & Kathy Bro