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Eight Ways to Reinvigorate Local Horse Shows and Clubs

The top exhibitors in the industry did not start their career by winning the World Show or the Congress. They started by competing at local shows, open shows, 4-H clubs, etc. These shows are wonderful platforms for virtually everyone, whether you are a beginner who has just been introduced to the crazy world of horse […]

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‘Tis The Season…to Regroup for Next Show Season

Imagine yourself sitting by the fire, the air outside is crisp, and you are surrounded by loved ones from near and far. As the show season comes to an end and the holiday season approaches us, it is time to take a deep breath and reflect on the year. Whether it was successes in the […]

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Those Darn Diagonals: Getting Them Right the First Time with Carla Wennberg

Watching an almost flawless English equitation pattern may make one in awe of how quickly an accomplished rider picks up their diagonals correctly without looking. However, one missed beat, and it can be death to a high score. To the bane of many judges and inexperienced riders, missing the correct diagonal can leave one grimacing […]

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It Takes a Village: 10 Ways to Volunteer at Horse Shows

Volunteers at horse shows are an essential component of the entire event. Volunteering truly is the glue that holds the show together. Whether it be in the show office, arena or even at the concessions stand, exhibitors have many opportunities to assist their association. Volunteering is a wonderful way to meet new like-minded people, especially […]

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Show Me Style with Wendy Brown: Bling or No Bling? That is the Question

What is a show clothing company doing writing about the controversy of bling? Show Me Again was inspired during the Congress this year when Kristen Galyean took the arena, and the web, by storm by wearing a plain shirt during her pleasure class on VS Lady In Red. Galyean explained, “I love the comfort of […]

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Blazing Hot and Friends Internet Production Sale Coming Soon

The Blazing Hot and Friends Internet Production Sale will be held December 4th through the 6th on the Professional Horse Services auction site. There will be multiple horses featured including several outstanding yearlings raised by well-known breeder, Joan Logan Schroeder of Kiowa Ranch. “I have offered these prospects for sale because I will be standing […]

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We Ask the Industry: Do You Like the New Trend of Whistling in Classes?

GoHorseShow has noticed the recent trend of people whistling during classes including the showmanship, trail and western riding. In previous years, whistling was typically heard only during classes like the reining, cutting and working cow horse. Now, you can listen to people whistling in the stands and from the warm-up pens at any level show in […]

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Five Creative Ways to Make Extra Money Next Show Season

In a perfect world, we’d all be able to own and show horses without worrying about pesky details like money or bills. And while many of us may have a glamorous dream job in mind that would pay those sky-high horse bills quickly, the truth is there aren’t many “dream jobs” out there, especially if […]

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Lessons Learned from “Sitting with the Winners”


You may recognize this quote from a meme that circulated throughout social media recently: “Sit with the winners, the conversation is different.” Applicable to most situations, why is it that so many horse enthusiasts were sharing it like juicy gossip at the office water cooler? Likely because it struck a certain chord that rang true […]

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Longe Line Master: Anthony Leier’s Best Bet Yet

In the grand scheme of the horse show industry, trainer, Anthony Leier is still in his infancy.  At the age of twenty-seven, Leier didn’t start showing until age fifteen after watching his mom, Cammy Leier, show appaloosas for years, especially in the longe line. After attending college for just one year, Leier dropped out and […]

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