The Bishops

John, Riley and Michelle

Showing, Training and Breeding Top Quality Horses since 1983


           John Bishop

John Bishop Cutting Horses is a private training facility located in Paicines, California. John breeds, trains and sells quality cutting horses. He keeps a full schedule of showing and riding lessons at all levels. Fresh cattle are a top priority which allows John's clients the greatest advantage in preparing for show season. John trains all levels of horses from teaching a young horse to work cattle all the way up to maintaining your seasoned horses.  

John values year round training with a fully equipped facility that includes a large outdoor round pen with lights and a covered arena which also has lights. This facility offers stalls, paddocks, outside pens and pastures. A large free flow hot walker is on site to help with your exercising needs.  

John coaches High School Rodeo competitors, clients at a local show level all the way to competing at the top NCHA shows. John takes serious competitors and gives them the tools to perform at the next level. His training style is focused on producing a horse with a less mechanical style that emphasizes the animals natural instinct to want to work the cow. His clients boast about the way he is able to get a horse to perform at the peak of its ability without using a forceful hand.

John manages a start to finish breeding program with top quality mares bred to the leading sires. Check out the Broodmares page for more information on the upcoming foals.