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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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We Ask the Experts: Changing Fashion Trends

Whether it’s the real world or the horse show world, it’s safe to say that fashion will always change. In the last 40 years, we have seen some significant changes in style. It often gets people thinking where else can it go? The truth is that no one can predict the future, and no one […]

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Five Ways to Be Kind to Your Fellow Exhibitors

Kindness does not cost anything and it has incredible effects on a community. The horse world is very small – everyone knows everyone, therefore, it is exponentially more important to spread positive energy. Horse shows can be stressful and often exhausting. Sometimes it is hard to put your best foot forward every second of every […]

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Finding Your Fit & Style: Kimes Ranch Jeans

Having comfortable, durable and stylish jeans is a necessity for both men and women in the equine industry. Kimes Ranch Jeans has created just that. Their jeans have the longevity and durability you demand because they only source ring spun denim. Ring spun denim has greater tensile/tear strength in the fabric form than open-end yarn […]

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Assistant Trainer Spotlight: Brittany Sega of Thyfault Performance Horses

Brittany Sega currently resides in Shelby, Ohio where she works as an assistant trainer for Missy Thyfault. Her primary responsibilities on a daily basis consist of everything from feeding, saddling, longing/ground work to riding. Usually, Brittany does at least the first 15 to 30 rides on all of the unbroke horses that come to the […]

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