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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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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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We Ask the Industry: Favorite Halter Horse of All Time?

All halter trainers and exhibitors have that one horse that is their favorite for one reason or another. Maybe it was the first one that they ever won the Congress or the World with, or perhaps the one that helped them make their mark in the industry. While some talked about horses that they trained […]

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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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Diagnosis…Horse Crazy: How Horses Creep into Our Everyday Lives

Whether you have grown up around horses or fallen in love with them later in life, one thing is for certain: the longer you are around them, the more you notice your equestrian lifestyle creeping into your non-equestrian life. It may be subtle in the beginning. At first, you may not even notice. But then […]

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Ten Qualities of a Coachable Client: Are You Coachable?

From our first time saddling a horse to our first big win, our horse trainers are there to give instructions and guidance. Ultimately, the goal of our trainers is to help us achieve our goals. They are the means to the ends we are working toward because they have the knowledge of how to get […]

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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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March GoMag Spring Shows Issue Now Online

Spring is in the air and the March issue of GoMag is a celebration of all things spring. While many people celebrate Spring Break, St. Patrick’s Day or college basketball’s March Madness, in the horse world we celebrate breeding season, babies being born and being able to show at some of the biggest events of […]

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What Matters Most: The Most Important Checklist For Horse Show Success

As riders, sometimes we can get so caught up in the glitz and the glamor of the horse show lifestyle that we make impulsive decisions without considering what really matters on the road to success. Sure, you need clothes and tack to win in the pen, but the emotions that come along the way can typically […]

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Sun Circuit Show Ring Fashion: What’s Everyone Wearing This Year?

If someone brought fashion designer Olivier Rousteing, Balmain’s Creative Director, to the 2017 Arizona Sun Circuit, he would be right in his element. Bold patterns, pitch black contrasting fresh neutrals, precise detailing, pops of color and convertible tops are at the forefront of today’s show ring style. Just when you thought contouring was only for […]

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