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Custom Saddle Pads: Behind the Scenes with Woods’ Western

It’s fashion month at GoHorseShow and we’re talking style in and out of the show pen. When it’s time to show, we all know that our horse is probably our best accessory. So, it only makes sense that we’d outfit them as well as we outfit ourselves. For more than forty years, Babe and Dan […]

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The Cute Factor: Small Fry Fashion at its Finest

Is there anything more adorable than a Small Fry exhibitor? One of the highlights of the horse show is seeing those walk trotters tacked up and ready to show what they’ve got. Whether they step up to the cone with deadly intensity or can’t stop smiling because they are just so happy to be there, […]

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Phil Harris Offers Advice on Finding Your Dream Saddle

Showing horses is an intense commitment of time and money, so when you decide to invest in an expensive piece of equipment, you want to make sure you do it right the first time. Choosing or designing your dream western saddle is one of those things. A saddle is an artwork that can represent your […]

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Get the Look: 2017 Ringside Style Guide

Your showmanship suit is pressed. Your hat is clean and freshly shaped. Your tack is polished to perfection. Your new bolero set is set to stun. In other words, your horse show fashion game is on point. However, you’re standing in a trance-like state in front of your closet wondering what on earth you have […]

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We Ask The Industry: Fashion Trends You Wish Would Come Back

Have you ever looked at an old horse show picture and thought, “What in the world was I wearing?”  From high-waisted pants to smooth leather chaps and everything in between, horse show fashion is constantly evolving.  However, like all fashion eventually does, most of those ‘what was I thinking’ fashion statements somehow seem to make […]

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Trainer Celebrity Lookalikes: A Light-Hearted Look at Some of our Favorite Trainers

We have all had it happen; someone compares us to a celebrity. Maybe it’s our eyes, our smile, the way we carry ourselves that reminds others of someone famous. And while successful trainers have not necessarily sought the spotlight like Hollywood actors and actresses, they have through triumph in the winner’s circle, media, and advertisements […]

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Finishing Touches: Accessorizing in the Show Pen

Just like celebrities rely on accessories to complete their red carpet looks, accessories in the show pen play an important role when it comes to completing a show outfit. Over the years, we have seen some of the trends change, for example women are no longer wearing rhinestone encrusted button covers and hat styles have […]

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In Honor of Mother’s Day: Seven Types of Moms You’ll Meet at Horse Shows

Let’s hear it for the horse show moms! It takes someone strong to make a strong competitor and we all know that horse show moms are some of the toughest people around. They are the late night, early morning warriors who inspire and support us from our first rides to our victory laps. As far as […]

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Hats Off To You: 2017 Hat Trends with Shorty

During the 2017 AQHA Nutrena East Level One Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina, GoHorseShow was given the opportunity to speak with Shorty Koger, owner of Shorty’s Caboy Hattery. Shorty gave us the inside scoop on the most popular and current western cowboy hat trends. These one-of-a-kind cowboy hats are being seen in various show arenas all over […]

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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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