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Four Quick Reminders on Practice Pen Etiquette

Imagine if the next time you drove to work or went out to run an errand, there were no traffic signals, stop signs or speed limits to get you to your destination safely and more efficiently. The roads would be chaos with cars, buses, and trucks of all shapes and sizes going in different directions […]

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We Ask Exhibitors: What is Your Favorite Song to Listen to Before You Show?

For many exhibitors, listening to music has a similar calming effect as riding horses. Music is capable of relaxing and giving confidence to anyone, whether it be before the World Show, Congress, or a weekend show. Our favorite tunes can “pump us up” and help us perform to the best of our ability. Sometimes, the artist […]

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UPDATE: $105,000 Added to Halter Classes at AQHA World Show

Qualify now for your chance to compete for $105,000 in added prize money in halter classes at the 2017 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. New this year, halter exhibitors at the 2017 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show will have the opportunity to compete for $105,000 in additional prize money.

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Five Things to Ask Yourself Before You Claim “It’s Politics”

She trains with the famous Big Name Trainer. He owns the famous Big Name Horse. You see them walking around the fairgrounds chatting with show management and their Facebook friend list is almost exclusively a who’s who in the horse industry. It’s no surprise when they win your class. Politics as usual, right? We’ve all been there. If […]

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Champion in Both Football and Horses: RJ Jacobs is Ready for Final Youth World

A “renaissance man” is defined as a “man of many talents,” and that perfectly describes RJ Jacobs of Dover, Ohio. The 19-year-old grew up in a horse show family. His father, Randy Jacobs, was a multiple World and Congress Champion halter trainer, and his sister, Molli also competed alongside her brother showing both halter and […]

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Former AQHYA President, Riley Smith to Release New Music Single on July 21st

Over the past several years, Riley Smith, the son of AQHA judge and trainer, Russ Smith, has made a name for himself in the acting and music world. Smith is a past Congress and World Champion and AQHYA President. On July 21st, Smith will be releasing a new single from his new EP. His vocals and songwriting […]

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The Greatest Halter Horse of All-Time, RPL My Te Cheerful, Passes

GoHorseShow is heartbroken to report the passing of RPL My Te Cheerful, better known to everyone in the industry as “Henry.” He passed away on June 15th due to complications with Colitis X. He was thirteen years old. This bay halter gelding was considered one of the best and most decorated halter horses ever to […]

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In Honor of Father’s Day: The Seven Kinds of Show Dads You’ll See at Horse Shows

Maybe he’s the cowboy who inspired your love for horses and riding. Maybe he’s the one who drove the truck and trailer faithfully up and down the road. Or maybe he’s the one who would have preferred to take his golf cart to an actual course instead of a horse show. No matter what his […]

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Looking to the Top: Where do Industry Leaders Find their Inspiration?

Standing on the rail at a horse show, watching the top exhibitors, horses, and judges do their best work, one can learn a lot about success in the industry. In fact, watching carefully and asking questions is a standard piece of advice the best of the best give to those just beginning or looking to […]

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