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Motivate Yourself: Ten Sure Signs of Authenticity in the Horse World

We love giving our readers positive and motivational thoughts to start their day. And one of the most positive things a person can do for themselves and toward others is to be authentic. Being authentic will not only help you in the show pen, but it will make you a better person overall, both in […]

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Fossil Gate Farms Purchases Leading Halter Sire, Very Cool

We would like to congratulate Fossil Gate Farms on the purchase of leading halter sire, Very Cool from Scott and Kelly Trahan of Milan Quarter Horses. The 2008 sorrel stallion is by multiple World Champion producer, Te Coolest and out of the Congress Champion mare, Very Sexy. Very Cool is a two-time World Champion and […]

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February Stallion Issue of GoMag Online Now

We are pleased to present, for your viewing pleasure, the largest stallion issue of GoMag to date.  The February 2017 issue of GoMag is chock-full of not only the industry’s leading stallions and breeders, it is filled with the best exhibitors and product and service providers in the horse business. It’s no surprise as savvy […]

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Tight Spaces: Winter Trail Practice in the Indoor Arena

The winter can be a miserable time to go to the barn and practice, especially if you are living in a northern climate. Many of us are limited to smaller riding areas due to soggy or frozen footing and likely confined to an indoor arena. It can be difficult to practice a pattern or rail […]

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Five Tips & Tricks to be More Prepared at Any Show

Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This quote rings true in the horse show world because, while we may not always be able to control the thousand pound animal beneath us, we can always control how prepared we are for the show pen. Here are some tips and […]

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A Judge’s Perspective: Eight Tips for Making the Best Impression in Halter

Multi-carded judge and trainer, Mark Sheridan of Cave Creek, Arizona shares his expertise on the best way to present your horse in the halter pen. The addition of performance halter and versatility ranch classes have led to an increase in new exhibitors showing in halter. With new people showing in this class, I have compiled a […]

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Six Things Happy Riders Do Differently

No rider, beginner or experienced, wants to be average. When it comes to showing horses, equestrians all have a competitive spirit that pushes them to want to come out on top. Here, we looked at a list of traits that most successful people share and we compiled them into horse related anecdotes. This list of […]

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Mind Your Manners: Addressing Bad Behavior in Halter Horses

Prepping for show season means thinking about how to achieve picture perfect presentation when you step into the ring. Here, GoHalter provides some expert advice for putting a halt to bad manners. Halter horses often get a bad rap as far as manners go, and we’ve all seen at least one halter horse spinning around […]

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Training Two-Year-Olds: How Much, How Soon, How Do You Know?

This time of year many trainers, assistants and colt breakers around the nation are spending most of their time in round pens breaking their two-year-olds. During this time, everyone has their fingers crossed in the hopes of having the next great one. But for many of the industry’s top trainers, the process of preparing these […]

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