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CDL – Crazy Darn Laws: Deciphering the CDL/EDL Requirements for the Horse Show Industry

Earlier this year, horse trainers and non-pros were likely involved in a bee-hive of gossip over the new transportation guidelines outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in one way or another. While the information about Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) has never changed, it did come to light for some people as it […]

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Frustrating Show Days: When to Ride it Out or Hang it Up

In the world of horse showing, we all know too well that not every show day is a good show day, as much as we’d like them to be. Unfortunately, every once in a while, things may fall apart or just aren’t clicking between horse and rider. On those days, it’s easy to get exasperated […]

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We Ask the Industry: What are Your Warm-Up Trail Pen Pet Peeves

Head on collisions, sideswipes, lane hogs and road rage…sounds like traveling down America’s busiest freeways, right? Well, sure, or it could just be that you’re in the trail warm-up pen at any given horse show. Probably since the beginning of horse shows, the warm-up pen has been a place where people forget that the world […]

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An Exhibitor’s Insight: Transitioning from a Veteran to Green Show Horse

“They are worth their weight in gold” is a saying that is often heard when talking about a broke horse. They are the ones that you trust with your novice, select or small fry. They know their job, are incredibly reliable and build confidence for riders of all ages and skill levels. As your skills […]

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Choosing the Perfect College to Pursue Your Equine Dreams

Deciding which path to take after high school is a challenging task. Picking the place you will spend multiple years at can be stressful. The transition to college can be hard, so choosing the right one for you is especially important. Whether you decide to go to college and pursue a degree in equine studies, […]

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July AQHYA World Show Issue of GoMag Online Now

The month of July, for many young horse show competitors, kicks off the long-awaited countdown to the AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City. Whether it’s their first trip through the Gateway of Champions, or if they are a Youth World Show veteran such as Emma Brown, who is proudly feature on the cover of […]

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Kimes Kandids & Go-To Place for Everything AjPHA World Show

The AjPHA Youth World Championship Show is the premier show for top young exhibitors and their talented Paint horses, and the 2018 event is stacking up to be THE event for equestrians of all levels and interests. The show takes place June 25th through July 8th in Fort Worth, Texas. Although most of the action during […]

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Assistant Trainer Spotlight: Jessica Braswell of Puthoff Performance Horses

Assistant Trainer Jessica Braswell currently lives in West Milton, Ohio about ten minutes from the Puthoff Performance Horse Barn. Some of her primary responsibilities include feeding, riding and lessons whenever Lynne has to be away. When they are at horse shows, her duties range from making sure horses are prepped and ready to show to […]

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We Ask the Industry: What’s a Small Accomplishment in Your Show Career that Stands Out?

We’ve all been there…praying not to fall off, hoping we can pick up the right lead, crossing our fingers to make it through a class or wishing we make it on a card. This feeling has plagued us all, where our goal or intention is something so small and insignificant to others but to us, […]

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