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GoSmart with Christi Christensen: Breeding Success at Highpoint Performance Horses 


GoHorseShow, in partnership with SmartPak, is pleased to continue our highly popular GoSmart column featuring in this installment Highpoint Breeding Manager, Christi Christensen. Since founding Highpoint Performance Horses in 1992, Jason Martin and Charlie Cole have trained over 100 World Champions and 200 All-American Quarter Horse Congress Champions. Somewhat recently, they have ventured into standing stallions, and we […]

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‘Tis The Season…to Regroup for Next Show Season

Imagine yourself sitting by the fire, the air outside is crisp, and you are surrounded by loved ones from near and far. As the show season comes to an end and the holiday season approaches us, it is time to take a deep breath and reflect on the year. Whether it was successes in the […]

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Those Darn Diagonals: Getting Them Right the First Time with Carla Wennberg

Watching an almost flawless English equitation pattern may make one in awe of how quickly an accomplished rider picks up their diagonals correctly without looking. However, one missed beat, and it can be death to a high score. To the bane of many judges and inexperienced riders, missing the correct diagonal can leave one grimacing […]

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It Takes a Village: 10 Ways to Volunteer at Horse Shows

Volunteers at horse shows are an essential component of the entire event. Volunteering truly is the glue that holds the show together. Whether it be in the show office, arena or even at the concessions stand, exhibitors have many opportunities to assist their association. Volunteering is a wonderful way to meet new like-minded people, especially […]

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Show Me Style with Wendy Brown: Bling or No Bling? That is the Question

What is a show clothing company doing writing about the controversy of bling? Show Me Again was inspired during the Congress this year when Kristen Galyean took the arena, and the web, by storm by wearing a plain shirt during her pleasure class on VS Lady In Red. Galyean explained, “I love the comfort of […]

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We Ask Exhibitors: What is the Meaning Behind Your Lucky Back Number

For some exhibitors, their back number is a part of their identity. They chose a specific number or number combination because it has a unique meaning to them. We wanted to find out the story behind why competitors request or hope for certain number combinations for their back number. Often, this special number is carried […]

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December 2017 Holiday Issue of GoMag Online Now

The December issue of GoMag kicks off the holiday season and is a wonderful opportunity for our advertisers to wrap up the year. Many use this issue to highlight their success from the Congress and/or World Shows, to show appreciation to their customers or trainers, as well as generate business for the holidays. The December […]

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We Ask the Industry: Do You Like the New Trend of Whistling in Classes?

GoHorseShow has noticed the recent trend of people whistling during classes including the showmanship, trail and western riding. In previous years, whistling was typically heard only during classes like the reining, cutting and working cow horse. Now, you can listen to people whistling in the stands and from the warm-up pens at any level show in […]

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Five Creative Ways to Make Extra Money Next Show Season

In a perfect world, we’d all be able to own and show horses without worrying about pesky details like money or bills. And while many of us may have a glamorous dream job in mind that would pay those sky-high horse bills quickly, the truth is there aren’t many “dream jobs” out there, especially if […]

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Good Ride Life Apparel Welcomes Partygoers at the Round Bar

The vibe was hot and happening at the first ever Good Ride Life Apparel party held Saturday night at the Corral, aka, the Round Bar. Reminiscent of the old days, the dance floor was packed with two-steppers, line dancers and enthusiastic partiers. The Adam Calvert Band rocked the house with hot country cover songs that […]

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