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Trainer’s Corner: Baker Futurity Horses, Starting Them Right

The beginning stages of having a young horse can be a challenge, from picking out the perfect prospect to determining how hard the beginning training regimen will be. Many trainers in the industry today are focusing on the two and three-year-olds and preparing them for futurity classes at big shows all across the nation. Brian […]

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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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Silver Lining: Too Sleepy for Candy’s Foals Claim Top Two Spots at APHA World Show

Sometimes it takes the darkest of times to appreciate the precious moments in life, and it is often said that after every storm, there is a rainbow. This has certainly been the case for longtime breeder and exhibitor, Susan Juroe, of Longmont, Colorado. Although Juroe has seen her share of ups and downs in both […]

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Insider Secrets on Buying and Selling Horses in Online Auctions

The majority of people now shop and buy frequently online. From items as small as a hoof pick to as large as a luxury motor home, the horse industry has joined the Internet marketing world. In 2009 when Mike and Stephanie Jennings first started floating the idea of Internet horse auctions, many of their customers […]

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10 Steps to Self-Care in the Horse Show World

Self-awareness is the first step to self-care. To make decisions that are best for ourselves and our horses, we have to be able to recognize what is good and bad for us on an individual basis. If we don’t take care of ourselves, we can’t function at the top of our game (mentally and physically). […]

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Five Things You Should Drop at a Horse Show…Right Now

If you are regularly on social media, you know it doesn’t take longer than five minutes before something comes across your feed about things you should or should not be doing to make your life better. Chances are you’ve even seen one (or more) versions of “How to Avoid a Narcissist,” “Ten People Who Are […]

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GoSmart with Charlie Cole & Beth Case: The Quick Fix to Bad Habits in the Hunter Under Saddle Pen

GoHorseShow, in partnership with SmartPak, is pleased to continue our highly popular GoSmart column featuring in this installment, Charlie Cole and Beth Case of Highpoint Performance Horses. Team SmartPak riders, Charlie Cole and Beth Case have achieved success beyond compare. Highpoint Performance Horses has trained over 100 World Champions and 200 All-American Quarter Horse Congress Champions. These […]

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We Ask The Industry: Fashion Trends You Wish Would Go Away

In the horse industry, trends come and go just about as fast as the money we spend on showing horses. Every year, there seems to be something new popping up as far as new fashion and riding styles in the show arena.  If you have been showing horses for any amount of time, you have […]

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Seven Ways to Handle Horse Show Disappointments

You’ve prepared endlessly. You got up before work or school to ride, you feel strong and focused, and your horse is well-rested and ready to perform. You warm up in the practice pen, and everything feels perfect. You have positive energy pumping through your body. You enter the pen, and before you know it, it […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Marsha Stigge of Award Decor

Marsha Stigge of Award Decor is the next individual featured in our popular series, “10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me”. Marsha Stigge and Dionne Stigge Rucker had toyed with the design concept for a “jacket pillow” for several years. Marsha had operated a custom home interior workroom for the design trade for more […]

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