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Trainer’s Corner – Kenny Platt – Ft. Lupton, Co.

November 8th, 2019 by Sophia Skeith

Kenny Platt

TOTAL EARNINGS: $1,691,493

TOP HORSES TRAINED
• Rubys Cd
• Metalic Man
• Fancy Hughes
• Moms Stylish Player

TITLES & FINALS
• 2019 Waco Texas Cutting Horse Open Futurity Champion
• 2018 Open Western Nationals Champion
• 2017 Breeders Invitational Open Classic Champion
• 2017 Bonanza Open Classic Champion
• 2016 NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Champions on Moms Stylish Player
• 2016 NCHA Super Stakes Champion on Moms Stylish Player
• NCHA Futurity Finalist x 3
• NCHA Futurity Semi Finalist x 6
• 2015 Super Stakes Classic Finalist
• 2015 Idaho Classic Champion
• 2014 Brazos Bash Futurity Champion

How I got started: My neighbors were cutters on a smaller level when I was growing up and
they with my mum helped me get into it. I worked for Matt Ravo for a little while in 2004 in
Brenham Texas and then in 2007 I went out on my own when I moved to Ft Lupton.

Biggest mistake I’ve made in cutting: Not having the confidence in the article I was producing
or my horse training. I probably should have gone out and shown more because I held off, not
thinking they were ready to show.

Biggest myth about cutting: That a good horse trains itself! And that the big cuttings like Fort

Worth are tougher than a regular weekend cutting.

Favorite quote: “Keep it simple.”

Most memorable moment in cutting: Making the Futurity Finals and being 7th on Rubys Cd, but

also my semi-final run was really good too in 2013.

Training philosophy: Keep it simple. It seems the guys that do the best, keep it simple. I think

horses understand it better when it’s kept simple.

Click HERE for Kenny Platt’s CHTO videos!


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