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Judge’s Perspective: Nancy Renfro’s “Spin” on the Horsemanship Spin

The spin, or turnaround, has been a staple maneuver of horsemanship patterns since the invention of the class. To watch a well-executed pivot is comparable to a ballerina dancer performing a pirouette. However, what may seem like a common element in horsemanship and equitation is sometimes improperly carried out, often due to rider error. We […]

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Weekend Recovery: Six Tips to Help you Bounce Back After a Long Horse Show

After a weekend or longer at a horse show, it’s likely that all you’ll want to do is shower the arena dirt off your body, crawl into bed, and never leave. You may also want to do nothing on Monday but look at pictures from the show and reminisce about the weekend you just had. […]

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The Rock Candids from 2017 AQHA Select World Show

Exhibitors at the 2017 Adequan® Select World Championship Show have shined their boots and dusted off their hats and have been competing the past few days in the cattle, reining, and ranch riding events. “We are excited to see the hard work and dedication these Select amateurs have put in for the Adequan® Select World,” […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Mimsi Coon

In our fun series,“10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Me”, we are featuring Mimsi Coon of Pilot Point, Texas. This select amateur will be showing four horses in the halter division at this year’s Select World Show in Amarillo, Texas. Coon will be looking for her second gold trophy with Entrigue, a three-year-old bay […]

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Age is Just a Number: Select Amateurs Share their Love of Showing Horses

Having the ability to do what you love, no matter what your age, is a rare thing in this world. Luckily for all of us in the equine industry, this is a common occurrence. We have the opportunity to show horses starting as a young child and continue as long as our heart desires and […]

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Five Tips to Overcome Horse Show Stage Fright

If you have ever suffered from horse show stage fright, you are well aware of the stress and pressure that begins to appear as you make your way up to the show pen. With the Select World Show currently going on and other major shows coming up, this problem tends to rear its ugly head […]

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