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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Carrie Geldner

Select Amateur, Carrie Geldner of Greensboro, North Carolina, has led a fascinating life. We tracked her down to be in our “10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me” series, and she did not disappoint. For the past three years, her family has been under the guidance of Keith Miller of Miller Quarter Horses. Geldner […]

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Naughty, Naughty: Correcting Bad Behaviors in Showmanship Horses

So, you have a horse that is naturally talented at showmanship maneuvers. They pivot well, they set up fast, they back straight and off your body; but occasionally, they… well, misbehave. Maybe they nip at you every once in awhile. Or for some reason start to develop nervousness at the start cone. Maybe they are […]

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Tips from “Noviced Out” Competitors on Moving Up to the Next Level

Coming home to find a packet from AQHA with a novice class completion certificate can result in mixed reactions from exhibitors. Some will be thrilled that all their efforts in the show pen paid off as they earned enough points to move up a level. For others, they will be nervous that they now will […]

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Housekeeping Tips for an Equestrian

Get your spring started off right and eliminate fire hazards and other potential dangers from your barn. What can you do on your farm to minimize the likelihood of accidents and fires? For every threat of a mishap, there’s unusually a simple safety measure that you can apply to eliminate or drastically reduce the possibility […]

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July AQHYA World Show Issue of GoMag Online Now

For many young horse show competitors, the month of July begins the official countdown to the AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City. Whether it’s their first trip through the Gateway of Champions, or if they are a Youth World veteran like Natalia Devencenty who is featured on the cover of this issue, showing at […]

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The Goolsby Family: Showing and Winning is a Family Affair

One of the wonderful benefits of showing horses is that it can be enjoyed together as a family. This is the case with the Goolsby family who recently returned home from the Pinto World Championship Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma with a long list of World Champion titles to their name. The Goolsby family might be […]

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Shake It Off: How Top Riders Come Back from Major Mistakes in the Show Pen

Every rider knows the feeling of pure frustration leaving the arena after making a mistake or even blowing a class. It happens to all of us, even if you are a novice starting out or a multiple time world champion. The most important part of making a mistake is how you react afterward. Pushing past […]

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AjPHA World Show High Point Winners Announced

Six young riders made more than memories at the AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, taking home buckles, scholarships and more on the road to clinching the show’s top titles. Meet our 2017 all-around and high-point winners: All-Around Youth 14–18 & High-Point English Youth—Alexis Sage Miller & Thanks For Zip En Me In her last hurrah at the […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Fritz Leeman

Fritz Leeman, of Massillon, Ohio, is mainly known for owning and breeding leading stallions, Invitation Only, Lazy Loper, How Bout This Cowboy, and Willy Be Invited. Some people in the industry may know that Fritz does something with cheese, but they probably don’t know the exact back story. We found out the real story from […]

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Lauren Gralla’s Picture of the Day from AjPHA World Show

Picture of the Day #6 -Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Today, I chose to interview Maggie Applegarth of LaPorte, Indiana. She rides Sensational Design who is a 7 year-old mare. This is Maggie’s first world show. She and Minnie have been a team for three months. Maggie would like to wish her fellow competitors the best […]

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