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We Ask The Experts: The Art of Longe Line

Longe line has become a popular event among both amateurs and professionals over recent years as it allows a place to showcase and market yearlings in the show pen as future riding prospects. It also doesn’t hurt that many longe line classes are futurities, so the chance to earn a paycheck is enticing. GoHorseShow spoke […]

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The Consignment Route: Tips on Putting Together a Winning Outfit on a Budget

Finding the perfect show outfit can be difficult, especially if you are on a budget. As many exhibitors know, the horse show industry can be challenging when it comes to being budget friendly. Purchasing gorgeous and unique showpieces without spending thousands of dollars seems impossible, but it can be done. Consignment stores offer gently used, […]

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They May As Well Be Neon: Five Obvious Signs an Exhibitor is Off Their Game

It doesn’t take flashing neon lights to communicate to a judge you didn’t bring your A-game. In fact, there are a few things that will turn the judge’s head…away! In this, the final installment of a two-part series, three AQHA judges share the tell-tale signs they notice when an exhibitor lacks the polish to win the […]

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Bonnie Sheren Adds More Horsepower by Purchasing More Radical from Kathy Tobin

GoHorseShow is excited to report that Select Amateur, Bonnie Sheren of Studio City, California has added another great horse to her lineup. Last year, she purchased Heza Radical Zip from Susie Johns. Recently, Sheren purchased More Radical (Rodney) from Kathy Tobin. Tobin and Johns are sisters while Rodney and Troy are by Radical Rodder. “I […]

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Harris Leather and Silverworks Leads Branding Lecture

The Harris family of Harris Leather and Silverworks presented a short lecture on branding to an over-capacity crowd during the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Hours Breakfast. Several people stood in the hall listening, so as to not pass fire capacity limits in the meeting room, as Phil Harris introduced those assembled to […]

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We Ask The Industry: What are Your Favorite Show Ring Fashion Trends?

Horse show fashion trends are constantly evolving in the show pen. Bolero vests, two tone saddles, classic button-up shirts, the list goes on and on. There are often sentimental attachments to show clothing, whether it be a hunt coat, a pair of chaps, or even just a well-made hat. Show clothes give an exhibitor confidence […]

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Forget the Flashing Neon: Five Obvious Signs an Exhibitor Brought Their A-Game

What is it about those exhibitors who, the moment they approach the cone, you know they’re going to nail their pattern? Those same exhibitors who, even in the warm-up pen, your eyes are drawn to them? The ones who make the judges sit up and think, Now here’s a contender? For some, it may seem […]

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A Labor of Love: Why Horses Are Worth Every Penny

The trials and tribulations of owning horses as experienced by fellow top exhibitors and all the reasons why they wouldn’t change a thing. Horses are a labor of love that allows us to reap far more than we sow. From the very beginning, we can never let go. Horses bring people and families together through the […]

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Social Media Part 2: Leave it to the Professionals

Social media, once a medium for college students to connect at their school, has now evolved into so much more. These days, entire business deals and connections are formed through social media. However, representing a business on social media is a very intricate process that takes time and meticulous planning. After interviewing horse trainers about […]

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