FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2020
CVB Contact: Scott Bruscato
Event Contact: Gwen Coie
Cotton Stakes Cutting at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center
West Monroe, LA – The Cotton Stakes Cutting will be held September 6-13 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center. Riders from Oklahoma, Texas, and the East Coast will compete in the 5 championship cuttings.
Cutting is a western-style equestrian competition. A horse and rider work together to demonstrate the horse’s ability to handle cattle.
There are three levels of competition: open, non pro, and amateur. $400,000 is prizes will be
given out over the course of the week.
“With $150,000 added money, this Cotton Stakes Cutting is sure to be a fun, competitive
week. We are hoping to bring everyone a sense of “normalcy.” Gwen Coie, Show Secretary
All events will take place at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center at 501 Mane Street, West Monroe,
LA 71292. For more information contact Gwen Coie at 318.512.1596 or visit