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Published 04/17/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"We all know those people who say they are going to do something and don’t ever do it," Farris states. Photo © Impulse Photography
Confidence is interesting--most people think it is an actual ‘‘thing” that they either have, or they don’t. I think of confidence as a belief in a person's ability to do something and just like a bank account, we either make deposits or withdrawals. If you feel your confidence is constantly in overdraft status, try eliminating the following habits and your account balance will be in the black in no time.

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Published 04/16/2014 - 7:33 a.m. CDT

Kyle, who currently serves as an AQHA judge and an AQHA director-at-large for Texas, brings a lifetime of horse involvement as a trainer, professional and exhibitor.
From AQHA Executive Vice-President, Don Treadway: I am pleased to welcome AQHA Professional Horseman Pete Kyle as the newest AQHA employee to assist us in moving AQHA shows forward. We are at a pivotal time with shows, and with them comprising such an extremely important part of our Association, it is critical we maintain our position at the top of the equine industry.

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Published 04/15/2014 - 10:05 a.m. CDT

The 2014 GoMag $2,000 Harris Leather Gift Certificate contest has come to a close. The computer has randomly drawn out of a possible 70,820 votes and the winner is...
On Tuesday, April 1 launched a contest in which our readers could enter to win a $2,000 gift certificate from Harris Leather and Silverworks. The premise of the contest was for readers to vote for their favorite ad in the April issue of GoMag. Throughout the two weeks we received a total of 35,410 total average of over 2,500 votes a day! And the winner is...

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Published 04/14/2014 - 12:44 a.m. CDT

Whitney Lagace and Hot Rockin Potential proved up to the challenge, taking home the top prize in the Harris Versatility Challenge. Photo © Eric Hardesty
The Virginia Classic just wrapped up with amazing prizes and steep competition in a variety of different events. The show was held April 10 through the 13th at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. The judges for the show were Tim Abler, Clint Fullerton, Jennifer Thompson, Jennifer Leckey and Bruce Walquist.

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Published 04/12/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Gerri Leigh Pratt pictured here with her cat, Uncle Si.
We asked multiple AQHA World and Congress Champion, Gerri Lee Pratt, who owns stallions, The Krymsun Kruzer and Secretz, to list the Top 10 things she loves and hates. As many people know, Gerri is opinionated and doesn't hold back her thoughts. Check out her revealing comments below!

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Published 04/12/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin Gollehon.

The only stallion named NSBA Horse of the Year. "Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin Gollehon. One example is A Cowgirl Margarita, aka “Candy” who is a 2012 AQHA Mare by Good Cowboy Margarita out of Its Certainly Time who is by Certain Potential.

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Published 04/11/2014 - 6:00 a.m. CDT

"You have to show up often, practice correctly and practice often if you are going to replace a bad habit with a good habit," Lynn states. Photo © Impulse Photography
I love it when a student says they just didn’t have time to practice showmanship or ride without stirrups or to go to the gym. Next thing out of their mouth is usually something about the latest Bachelorette episode, a funny picture someone posted on Facebook, how long the line was at Starbucks or the great movie they saw with friends over the weekend.

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Published 04/10/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Larisa Affelt (pictured here) says her Incentive Fund money goes to straight back into her horses--what about you? Photo © Emajes Design
When Spring rolls around, horse show exhibitors and breeders are excited about the weather warming up and the previous year's Incentive Fund checks arriving in the mail. For some, it is an excuse to indulge on something extra--a new watch, boots, or trip, while others apply the funds back into their horse show fund. GoHorseShow wanted to know what people were spending their extra bonus money on--find out here!

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