Cut to the Chase

The 13th annual Careity Celebrity Cutting event takes place Friday at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, featuring such irresistible luminaries as David Dewhurst and Tanya Tucker. For the uninitiated, cutting is an equine spectator sport in which a single rider gently guides a single calf away from its herd and then prevents it from returning to the group by blocking its path in all directions. The contest is judged by a panel of experts who rate the horse's performance in points. This year's riders include the aforementioned Lieutenant Governer and country music legend, as well as actress Betty Buckley (yes, of Eight is Enough fame!), Chef Jon Bonnell, syndicated country DJ Bob Kingsley and eight other celebs on horseback. The night starts at 7 p.m. and includes a country music concert, a silent auction and a buffet. Tickets start at $10 and proceeds go to the Careity Foundation and NCHA Charities. Find more information at
Fri., Nov. 30, 2007
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Katey Margolis