Kelley Roberts was named Professional’s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year. Pictured here is Kelley with her husband, Gary.
The Don Burt Professional’s Choice Professional
Horseman of the Year, Professional’s Choice
Professional Horsewoman of the Year and
Professional’s Choice Most Valuable Professional
awards were presented March 8 at the 2014 American
Quarter Horse Association Convention. The awards
were presented by AQHA Corporate Partner
Professional’s Choice. Find out who were named the
winners of these prestigious awards
The 2nd Annual, Show for Dough, is being held
again this year in Tunica, Mississippi. "We are
beyond excited about the show this year," says
David Dellin, one of the founders of the show. "We
are expecting a very large turnout this year. I've
heard from a lot of people that are excited to
come out and support us, we look forward to seeing
you all there."
"Not only will the horses have the best care possible by the team at The Salutory but they will also be surrounded by nature and housed in a first class facility," Cathrin says.
After six years of planning and renovating their
estate known as, Gut Jaidhof, Cathrin and Guntard
Gutmann are pleased to announce the opening of The
Salutory in Austria. Gut Jaidhof will be holding
an opening celebration on March 22 and invites
everyone to attend and take a tour of the
"The fund is to help trainers in need, so we need all of the trainers to participate and get on board with helping us raise money," Dempze states.(Journal Photo)
The NSBA Crisis Fund wants to know if you are
ready to take it all off and go bridleless? They
invite everyone to join them at the Tom Powers
Futurity in Berrien Springs, Michigan in June to
watch and bid on the riders that will compete in a
bridleless western pleasure class to benefit the
NSBA Crisis Fund.
The March 2014 issue of GoMag
is dedicated to
one of our favorite times of the year, Breeding
Foaling. For many people, March is all about
Spring Break or college
Madness. But in our horse world, the month of
is when babies are born and mares are
being bred. And if you're not too
you're dusting off your show clothes and hoping
chaps still fit as you plan your show
schedule for the year.
"Maybe this should be the year you decide to take an active part in the future of the industry you love," Lynn states.
Do you ever wonder just what are they thinking in
Amarillo? Do the ideas you hear make you go
"hmmm"? Well, it is the month of March and that
means it’s time for the annual AQHA Convention.
The time when those who spend their days in the
barn get to rub elbows with executives whose
decisions affect their livelihoods.
Do you tend to lean toward buying mares or
geldings for your clients to show? That was the
question GoHorseShow posed to several APHA and
AQHA trainers across the country. We also asked
them to elaborate from past experiences on how
their preference evolved. Most people would
probably assume that geldings would be the obvious
choice, but some of the answers might surprise
you. Tell us your preference and vote in our poll
at the bottom of the article!
"It is with great sadness that we had to put
Vested Pine to sleep this morning," says owner
Lori Watkins of Black Creek Crossing located in
Hamilton, Indiana. "He had been showing many signs
of falling over the last several months with
difficulty controlling his steps and balance, and
most recently losing his sight. His last days were
spent in Georgia with Clarice Cooper, with whom he
had a very special bond, so it is a huge comfort
to me knowing he was loved to the very