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2018 AQHYA World Show Winning Runs

Exhibitors at the 2018 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show have shined their boots and dusted off their hats for the first day of competition at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. More than 3,500 entries from the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark and Luxembourg are competing for 42 world championship titles at […]

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Riding Through The Pain: Emily Maul Rises to the Challenge to Compete at AQHYA World Show

Emily Maul of Weatherford, Texas has had an outstanding AQHYA Youth World Show so far. This seventeen-year-old scored an impressive 240 in the preliminaries of the 14-18 Level 3 Trail and ended up fourth in the finals with her gray horse, Only Temptation (Lefty) on Tuesday. This team was also 11th in the Horsemanship 14-18 […]

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Showstopping Ride: Giorgia Medows and Her Reiner Wimpys Show Stopper Make Horsemanship Finals

At the Redbud Spectacular in June of this year, Giorgia Medows of Cuba, Missouri decided to try something new, out-of-the-box and challenging. Up until this point, Giorgia had only ever shown veteran show mount, OK Pulse Me in the horsemanship, but since they decided to retire her, she had been without a horsemanship horse this […]

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Bringing Back the Basics: Understanding the L3 14-18 Showmanship Finals Pattern at the AQHYA World Show

The 2018 AQHYA World Show is well underway. The show runs from August 2-11 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This event has youth from all over the world competing to claim the World Champion title and take home that special globe. The World Show patterns are tough every year. The finals patterns are even more intense. […]

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GoMag: August NSBA World, Select World & European Championship Issue Online Now

August…is it any coincidence that one of the hottest months of the year is also the month with some of the hottest competition in the show pen? The month of August kicks off with the AQHYA World Show followed by the NSBA World Show, the European Championships and the beginning of the AQHA Select World Show. It’s also no […]

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The Underdog: The Black Coffee of the Horse Industry

During my senior year of high school, I was late to my first class countless times because I fell susceptible to the sweet, delicious taste of a Dunkin Donuts’ Medium Caramel Iced Coffee with two creams and two sugars.  A multitude of teenagers and adults are addicted to this sugary drink and the many variations […]

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Rodrock Ranches’ Legendary Sire Huntin For Chocolate Passes

“It is with great sorrow and broken hearts that we say goodbye to our buddy and friend for life, Huntin For Chocolate, who passed away peacefully in his sleep,” says Kim Dean, who helps market Rodrock Ranches’ stallions. Mike McQuillen of Fairhope, Alabama bred the 1996 gray stallion, and at the time of his death, […]

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The Lopin Machine’s First Foals Make Winning Debut

The Lopin Machine’s (aka Clyde) oldest crop hit the pen at the Big A Circuit with resounding success. Livin Da Dream, owned by Jay and Kristy Starnes, was champion in the Premier Quarter Sires Yearling Longe Line, shown by Kristy Starnes and Reserve was The Lopin Illusion, owned by Rawlings Enterprises LLC and shown by Jay […]

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Legendary and Record-Breaking All-Arounder, Ima Petite Classic, Passes Away at 19

GoHorseShow is honored to share some thoughts from Darcy Reeve and Charlie Cole about their once-in-a-lifetime horse, Ima Petite Classic. Affectionately known as “Kramer,” the 19-year-old, legendary black gelding passed away on Friday, July 20th. Kramer was by Petite Lord and out of Sheza Classy Kitty and bred by Kramer/Davis of Reddick, Florida. For the […]

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