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Go-To Place for 2020 APHA World Championship Show

The 2020 APHA World Championship Show runs from September 18–October 4 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. There will be over $1.25 Million awarded in cash and prizes. New this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AjPHA World Show was combined with this show since it was canceled earlier this year. […]


10 Things to Do Your First Time on a New Horse

The first ride on a new horse can be an intimidating task, but a game-plan for how to conquer it can make things go much smoother. Accomplished trainers Adam Winter of Zeeland, Michigan, and Tyler Schultz from Northern Ohio advise on the best things to do when tackling the first ride. Test Your Cues Before […]


Assistant Trainer Spotlight: Danette Watson of Kelly McDowall Quarter Horses

Assistant Trainer Danette Watson currently works for Kelly McDowall in Franktown, Colorado. Her job varies from riding, giving lessons, organizing for shows, and pretty much everything in between. “Since we are an all-around barn, I train and compete in a lot of classes, but I specialize in the equitation, hunter under saddle, and showmanship.” Watson […]


Trail Legend: Zippo LTD

Zippo LTD’s show career spanned 16 years and 5,735.5 points in all divisions from youth to open, making him the second-highest point-earner in AQHA history. Of those points, 464.5 came in youth trail, putting him eighth on the list of all-time youth trail point-earners. “I think it’s a testament to everyone throughout his career, every trainer, […]


Amateur’s Guide To Backing a Trailer

Every DIY amateur knows the joys of hauling your own trailer. Some exhibitors have been hauling for years and are comfortable in almost any situation while others who are just starting may be thinking, “I have to drive that rig! What did I get myself into?” Whatever your experience level, there is one aspect of […]


A Winning Combination: Juliana Arora Leans on Family Members & Great Trainer Teams in and out of the Show Pen

What happens when you have two different horses in two different barns working with four different trainers? GoHorseShow caught up with amateur competitor Juliana Blackburn Baskin Arora this week to ask precisely that. It turns out it’s a winning combination. Juliana worked with trainer Leslie Lange to hunt for a new all-around equine partner during […]


Five Ways Horse Showing Preps You for Job Interviews

Horses are good for us for so many reasons, and horse shows provide us with all kinds of benefits, not the least of which is a fun with friends and family, a sense of accomplishment, and time with our beloved horses. But did you know that horse shows have also given you lessons that you […]