Congress News Category

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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Not Just Anyhoo Returns to the AQHA World Show as a 10-Time Congress Champion

AQHA Open and Amateur exhibitors are headed to the World Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma just days after the All American Quarter Horse Congress has completed. It’s an exciting time of year and the best place you can be is on top after competing at the largest single breed horse show in the world. For […]

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Maintaining Momentum: How Did You Win a Congress and World Championship in the Same Year?

People who don’t show horses think we are crazy, and during Congress and World Show time, they may not be too far off. This “grind time” doesn’t last just a weekend, it encompasses months of intense preparation and competition through the AQHYA World Show, NSBA World Show, All American Quarter Horse Congress, Adequan Select World […]

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A $500 One-Eyed Horse and Determined Owner Earn Way Into the Ribbons at Congress

The story of Kate Fitzpatrick Heisner and her eight-year-old gelding, Good And Pleasurable reads like a fiction novel with enough twists and turns to keep you hanging on until the end. However, their real-life story is the perfect example of how taking a chance, sacrifice and determination can pay off. Kate and “Owen” recently returned […]

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View Slideshow: Celebrating 50 Years of the Congress in Pictures

When looking back on the past 50 years of the Congress, we spoke to no other than Clark Bradley of Findlay, Ohio, who has more experience at the Congress than just about anyone. He actually has 50 years worth of experience and memories. Bradley has not just attended all 50 years at the Congress, he […]

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The Little Mare That Could: How a $1,400 Mare Won a Reserve Congress Championship

There is a common misconception that to win at the Quarter Horse Congress, your horse must cost more than your house, your saddle more than your car and so on. While many times the big winners are the ones you see on the magazine covers, sometimes a clean run is all it takes to win […]

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2016 All American Quarter Horse Congress High Point All Around Champions

The 2016 All American Quarter Horse Congress is a wrap and we have a list of the All Around and High Point winners at the show. These awards include six All-Around awards, one each for Open, Amateur, Youth, Youth 15-18, Youth 12-14 and Youth 11 and Under, as well as five high-point awards, one each […]

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View Slideshow: Rusty Green Reaches NSBA Million Dollar Milestone

When Rusty Green, of Pilot Point, Texas, was named reserve champion in the Congress Masters Two Year Old Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure Saturday night aboard Whatilikeaboutyou, his $5,880 earnings for Capital Quarter Horses LLC pushed him to a career milestone that only one other rider has achieved – winning one million dollars in lifetime earnings […]

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Four-Peats Across the Board for Congress Masters Winners Beth Case and Jay Starnes

The arena is ready, the horses are in and the gate is shut for the 2016 Congress Masters Classes. Nine horses in the Masters Two-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle class and 12 horses in the Masters Two-Year-Old Western Pleasure competed for the prestigious title and a payout of $15,000.00 for the English and $30,000.00 for the […]

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Fifty at the 50th Congress: Mary White Celebrates 50th Birthday with Reserve Congress Championship

Select Amateur Mary White of Flower Mound, Texas was already excited about showing at the All American Quarter Horse Congress months ago. However, while examining the schedule before making entries, she realized that her Select Amateur Hunter Under Saddle and Select Amateur Equitation classes fell on her 50th birthday, Saturday, October 29. That made her […]

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