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We Talk to Trainers: Why You Became a Horse Trainer and Tips for Up-And-Comers

Horse trainers are the glue that holds the equine industry together. They work endless hours, sharing their knowledge and wisdom. Their efforts inspire the next generation. Trainers are often counted on to wear the hat of coach, psychologist, parent, spouse, driver, groom…the list goes on and on. And, as such, the journey to becoming a professional horseman […]

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Young Colt Shows “Iron Man” Strength Through Adversity

The end of winter and early spring is the best time of the year because of the endless foal pictures circulating social media as colts and fillies are born. For Lorri Hughes Pritchard of Galena, Ohio, the exciting arrival of her colt took an interesting twist. On February 4th, Lorri’s 4-year-old mare, Lucy, underwent a […]

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April GoMag Level 1 Championships Issue Online Now

Spring is heating up and so is this month’s issue of GoMag.  The April Level 1 Championships Issue of GoMag is hot, hot, hot! As the weather and competition at the shows this spring start to sizzle, GoMag is here to showcase the hottest horses, breeders, owners, trainers, exhibitors and businesses in the horse industry. […]

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7 Rules to Ride by in the Show Arena

Horse shows are a magical atmosphere where yesterday’s leader can quickly become today’s loser. As blunt as that may sound, we all realize that this sport that we love so dearly is entirely controlled by an animal’s willingness to participate, which is not always an easy task. Emotions tend to run high in and out […]

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Why Exhibitors Attend Certain Shows: A Show Manager’s Perspective

Is it the prestige of an event like at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress? Is it the added money classes like those at The Arizona Sun Circuit? Or is it the exhibitor parties and social atmosphere like at The Buckeye Classic? Every year, trainers and exhibitors select different shows to attend and with the summer […]

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Fitness and the Show Pen: Working out with Amateur Exhibitor and Fitness Guru, Cami Van Aken

As horse show exhibitors who are passionate about our chosen sport, it is natural for equestrians to do whatever it takes to achieve a competitive edge to improve our performance. We all know that posture and position can be the difference between winning and not winning a pattern class. But, while practice, saddle time, and studying trends […]

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The Rock Candids and Report from Gordyville Spring Fling

The ILQHA Gordyville Spring Fling wrapped up Sunday with just under 9,500 total entries. There were 7 days of showing over a 9-day span with a total of 10 judges. The show gave away 12,500 in prize money, Circuit Awards, All Around Trophies and motorized scooters for the Overall All-Arounds. There was a pizza party, […]

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Social Media Part 1: We Ask Trainers, How Has Social Media Affected Your Business?

In today’s world, where social media has taken center stage as the PA system of our lives, it is easy to ask the question, “If something happens and you don’t post it on social media, did it really happen?” Obviously, we all have lives outside of social media, but it often seems as though our […]

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Bret Parrish and Pistol Packin Mann Win $25,000 in Hylton Maiden Class

GoHorseShow would like to congratulate trainer, Bret Parrish, and Pistol Packin Mann (Pistol) on winning the Hylton Maiden Three-Year-Old and Over Western Pleasure Class at the Virginia Spring Breakout Show. This winning team came home with a check for $25,000 in Lexington, Virginia on Saturday evening. Thirteen talented horses competed in the class where Parrish […]

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GoSmart with Charlie and Jason: Be Smart About Horse Shopping – Part Two

GoHorseShow, in partnership with SmartPak, is pleased to continue the highly popular column, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason. Team SmartPak riders, Charlie Cole and Jason Martin, have achieved success beyond compare. Since founding Highpoint Performance Horses in 1992, they have trained over 100 World Champions and 200 All-American Quarter Horse Congress Champions. Without question, a […]

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