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Get Your Shine On: How to Keep that Slick Halter Hair Coat in Changing Weather

Whether it is the mud, muck, ice or snow you have to deal with, changing weather can turn your horse’s prize-winning hair coat inside out. And in the halter pen, nothing but perfect polish will do. It goes without saying that daily grooming is a must, but how can you stop a horse from springing […]

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Secrets from the Experts: Designing Winning Ads

Ads promoting horse and rider teams are as much a part of the horse show culture today as the show clothes you wear and the saddle you ride in.  To take your competitiveness to the highest levels, exhibitors know it takes more than just a great horse to stand out against your competition. So, you’ve […]

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Month of Love Matchmaking: Paint Halter Stallion Edition

Last week we published a fun matchmaking article about some of the leading paint performance stallions in our industry. This week, we are continuing our series and featuring some of the top paint halter stallions. February, the “month of love,” brings the spirit of romance and prepares us for spring. We are caught up in […]

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Ten Things Often Taken for Granted when Showing Horses

Showing horses is a privilege. Often, exhibitors forget how lucky they are to be able to show horses. We have a career as an equestrian because of our love for horses and competition. If we didn’t love it, we probably wouldn’t do it. It’s too expensive and too much work to treat it as a […]

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Botched Births: Addressing Common Foaling Problems

You have prepped your beloved mare, spent hours researching bloodline crosses, booked the stallion, created the embryo and waited for about 320 days. The anticipation is a combination of excitement and anxiety. Will it be a filly or a colt? Will it be bay or sorrel? Will it be plain or have chrome? And you […]

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A Premo Career for PF Premo

When PF Premo retired from the show ring at the 2016 AQHA World Championship Show in November, it brought an end to an extraordinary show career for the five-year-old AQHA chestnut stallion. Now, his trainer and owners look forward to the next chapter in the stallion’s life as a breeding horse. “We are very excited […]

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Showing Off: See How the Industry’s Top Competitors Display their Trophies

Have you ever wondered what happens to the trophies, globes, medallions and ribbons after the exhibitor leaves the arena? From handmade do-it-yourself projects to large trophy rooms full of awards, exhibitors are always coming up with beautiful new ways to display their prized earnings. Working hard to win the award is the toughest part, but […]

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Motivate Yourself: Ten Sure Signs of Authenticity in the Horse World

We love giving our readers positive and motivational thoughts to start their day. And one of the most positive things a person can do for themselves and toward others is to be authentic. Being authentic will not only help you in the show pen, but it will make you a better person overall, both in […]

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Fossil Gate Farms Presents 2017 Stallion Lineup

If you are looking to breed your halter mare to a top halter stallion this year, look no further. Fossil Gate Farms has eight outstanding breeding stallions where you can easily find the perfect cross for your mare. The eight horses include the newly purchased, Very Cool, as well as Execute, Grandslam Touchdown, Image of Kid, […]

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Fossil Gate Farms Purchases Leading Halter Sire, Very Cool

We would like to congratulate Fossil Gate Farms on the purchase of leading halter sire, Very Cool from Scott and Kelly Trahan of Milan Quarter Horses. The 2008 sorrel stallion is by multiple World Champion producer, Te Coolest and out of the Congress Champion mare, Very Sexy. Very Cool is a two-time World Champion and […]

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