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Assistant Trainer Spotlight: Hannah Lind of Show Horses by Shannon

Our next assistant trainer spotlight is Hannah Lind of Urbandale, Iowa. Lind currently works for Shannon Vroegh whose facility is located in Woodward, Iowa. Hannah says that they try to split the work load in half as much as possible and usually have about 26 or 27 horses in training.  Some of her duties include […]

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Show Ring Solutions for Problem Show Horses: What to Expect from Professional Help

If you’ve been showing horses long enough, you have experienced that embarrassed and infuriating feeling of being pulled into the center of the ring during a class and made to stand in a solo row of shame while the rail work completes. Or you may have shown a horse that cheats, tries to reverse on […]

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June Summer Shows & AjPHA World Show Issue of GoMag Online Now

The June 2018 issue of GoMag is special for many reasons. Not only is it the Summer Shows and AjPHA World Show issue, this issue marks the 10th anniversary of the first ever issue of GoMag. GoHorseShow launched to the public on June 1, 2008 and the subsequent publication of the June 2008 issue of […]

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Tips on Showing a New Horse in a Different Discipline

Showing a new horse in a different discipline can be pretty intimidating. Not only do you not know the horse well, but you also haven’t experienced the class either. Two unfamiliar things and a million different “what ifs” can lead to a lot of nerves, fear and uncertainty. And, once again, horse showing mirrors real […]

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We Ask the Industry: Where Did You Meet Your Spouse? Part 1 – Horse Couples

Have you ever wondered where certain horse show couples met? It’s always inspirational to learn and watch from life partners who seem to love and respect each other. We decided to ask some of them their story – many of them touching and funny. In the first part of this series, we talk to couples who […]

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Fashion Emergency: Seven Horse Show Fashion Hacks to Save the Day

A hack is known as a strategy or technique adopted to manage one’s time and daily activities more efficiently. Horse show hacks increase productivity and make life easier for an exhibitor. When faced with a fashion emergency at a show, hacks can be a lifesaver. Whether it be a tear in your showmanship pants or […]

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7 Simple Questions to Ask Yourself When Experiencing Horse Show Stress

Horse show stress is inevitable; it happens to both veterans and rookies alike. Every exhibitor has experienced those butterflies in their stomach before stepping up to the start cone or jogging into the pen. Whether running late to a class, messing up a pattern, or not getting enough sleep, these worries are not conducive to […]

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Fashion Spotlight: Taylor Gumz of LuxLooks Show Clothes

Taylor Gumz of LuxLooks Show Clothes is from a small, sleepy town in Northwest Indiana called North Judson. In 2007, when the Kentucky Incentive Fund launched, her family relocated to Morganfield, Kentucky to start the Kentucky branch of Gumz Farms. Taylor is a recent graduate (2017) from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Business […]

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Our Northern Canadian Friends Discuss Life as a Trainer Above the Border

Our northern neighbors in Canada may sometimes feel overlooked since most of the major shows on the Quarter Horse and Paint show circuit are in the United States. However, there is a thriving horse community in Canada with several large shows and deep competition. GoHorseShow wanted to find out more about trainers and shows in […]

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