Jose Cruz has been training cutting horses for 10 Years. Before going out on his own Jose worked with some of the greats such as John Burgess, Chris Hanson and Beau Galyean to gain much knowledge and experience.
Jose is currently the resident trainer at Valley View Ranch and has NCHA earnings of $268,978. Jose enjoys working horses and specializes in putting together a solid 2YR as well as showing Limited Aged Horses and competing at the Major NCHA events as well as NCHA weekend shows.
Need to become a better "showman"? Jose also gives lessons to any level rider to help develop confidence in the show pen.
Some Recent Accomplishments Include:
2021 Yellowstone Cotton Stakes Classic Limited Open Novice Reserve Champion riding Hollys Boonin
2021 Yellowstone Cotton Stakes Futurity Open Reserve Champion and Gelding Division Reserve Champion riding Shiney Dog
2021 Yellowstone Cotton Stakes Derby Limited Open Reserve Champion riding Gotachangeurevilways
2021 Yellowstone Cotton Stakes Derby Limited Open Finalist riding V Eight Fulla CD and Honey Ima Ten
2021 Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular 4 YO Gelding Division Intermediate Open Finalist riding V Eight Fulla CD
2021 Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular 4 YO Intermediate Open Finalist Riding V Eight Fulla CD, gotachangeurevilways & Honey I’m A Ten
2021 Non Pro Plus the Open 4 YO Intermediate Open Finalist riding Gotachangeurevilways
2021 BONANZA CUTTING Intermediate / Limited Open Classic Finalist riding Rey Ragnar (+Gelding)
2021 BONANZA CUTTING Limited Open Classic Finalist riding NZ Reytallic (+Novice)
2021 ABILENE SPECTACULAR Open Derby Finalist riding Gotachangeurevilways
2020 The NON PRO plus The OPEN Derby Limited Open Finalist
2020 NCHA Futurity Open Finalist riding HONEY IM A TEN
2020 NCHA Futurity Open Semi Finalist riding HONEY IM A TEN
2020 NCHA Futurity Limited Open Finalist riding HONEY IM A TEN
2020 Arbuckle Derby Limited Open Finalist
2020 Abilene Spectacular Derby Limited Open Finalist
2019 NCHA Futurity Limited Open Semi Finalist
2018 Breeders Invitational 5/6 Limited Open Reserve Champion
2018 Brazos Bash 5/6 Limited Open Finalist
2017 NCHA Super Stakes 5/6 Limited Open Finalist