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Flashback Friday – 10 Things Top Judges Wish Exhibitors Would Realize

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on April 7, 2016. It was a huge hit and one of our Top 10 articles that year. In case you missed it or want to refresh your memory on this hot topic…enjoy. As exhibitors, we are always striving to give judges our best performance in the hopes […]

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Focus Pocus: Three Tips to Get Your Mind Show Ring Ready

When equestrians think about staying in a frame in the show pen, we’re usually thinking about our horses. However, staying in the right frame of mind, or maintaining your focus, is paramount to success. We all know that showing horses is as much a mental sport as it is a physical one, but how can […]

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Six Ways to Start the New Year Off on the Right Note

As a new show season falls upon us, new opportunities, dreams and goals are in the air. There is an undeniable sense of endless possibilities. This is a chance for exhibitors to get a fresh start. Along with all the excitement comes those horse show nerves. Controlling these nerves is key to being successful both […]

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Christmas Party Season: Holiday Traditions in the Horse Industry

The holiday season is officially upon us. Thanksgiving has passed and everyone is gearing up for the next big holiday. Christmas time is filled with gifts, being surrounded by loved ones and parties with friends and family. Our fellow barn members are practically family and we spend many hours, days and weeks with them throughout […]

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Tips and Tricks for Planning Ahead for Show Season

Editor’s Note: GoHorseShow writer and Amateur exhibitor, Morgan McCarthy-Warda of Lapeer, Michigan gives advice and tips on how to prepare for the 2019 show season. The 2019 horse show season is almost here. I remember writing nearly those exact words last December – it’s crazy to think that we are here again. The equine industry […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for the Equestrian Lover

‘Twas a week before Christmas and all through the stable, not a shopper was finished, they just were not able. But GoHorseShow was full of spirit and cheer, for the time for our last minute holiday gift guide was here. Black Friday’s over, Cyber Monday’s no longer a thing, but the holiday shopping season is […]

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Ten Great Equine-Related Charities for Your Holiday Gift Giving List

Are you in search of an equine-related charitable organization to add to your holiday gift giving list? GoHorseShow has compiled a list of ten great equine-related charities that need our help this holiday season. Although there are several great horse charities, these are some of our favorites, several of which we have featured in articles […]

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GoHorseShow Celebrates National Day of the Horse

On November 18, 2004, United States Senate Resolution 452 recognized December 13 as National Day of the Horse. This day is celebrated annually and encourages people to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States. America’s horse is embedded in US history by their use in […]

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Five Tips for Eliminating Barn Drama Heading into the New Year

American basketball coach Don Meyer once said, “It costs nothing to be nice to people.” Kindness is entirely free and makes horse showing much more enjoyable. Competition can bring out the best in all of us. And the worst. Being sweaty and covered in dirt and rhinestones at the same time can bring training programs […]

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Trainers Share Their Favorite Holiday Gifts from Clients

While December may be a series of unfortunate events for equestrians in some parts of the country, customarily consisting of constant snowfall, heavy blankets and a multitudinous amount of clothing, it also hosts the most optimal time of the year: Christmas. It is a time to give back to the community and express our appreciation […]

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