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Change is Good: Exhibitors Provide Insight on Trying a New Event

Have you ever thought about trying a new event or changing disciplines completely? You’re not alone. There’s usually quite a bit of anxiety surrounding the idea of making changes, and the first steps can be the most difficult. It’s not easy to strike out and blaze a new trail, but to grow, it’s necessary to […]

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Multiple World and Congress Champion Krymsun Belle Sells

Shannon and Mallory Vroegh have sold Multiple AQHA World and Congress Champion Krymsun Belle to amateur exhibitor Taylor Kungle of Sterling, Connecticut. Krymsun Belle is an AQHYA World Champion in Showmanship, a two-time AQHYA  Reserve World Champion in Horsemanship, a four-time Congress Champion in Showmanship and a two-time Reserve Congress Champion in the Horsemanship. “I […]

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Taking the Best Advice from Different Disciplines: PRCA 2018 World Champion Clay Smith

We may ride in different saddles, but we all mount from the same side. We have all witnessed the diverse talents of our fellow riders as they strive to perfect and compete in their desired sport. The vast equine disciplines are countless, but the respect we hold for the rider and horse is all the […]

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Small Fry Exhibitor Performs Dance Tribute to Honor Fallen Show Horse

The excitement and pride were written all over seven-year-old Amelia Bidwell’s face as she emerged from the show pen with a showmanship win at her first show of the season last April. In tow was her trusty teammate, Oh This Zippo (known as Otis), a been-there, done-that 18-year-old gelding owned by Rebecca Adams. The pair […]

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The Legendary Invitation Only Laid to Rest at 29

Over the years, the words most used to describe the late, great Invitation Only (Invy) would be “legendary,” “incomparable,” “once-in-a-lifetime,” and “record-breaker.” The 1990 brown stallion was by Barpassers Image and out of Bears Raisin Kane by Mr Kane Raiser. Invy was bred by Gene and Frieda Maxwell of Waterford, California and was owned by […]

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Transitions, Lines & Circles – Horse Training With a Plan

Transitions, lines and circles are vital to riding your horse right. Horsemanship patterns have evolved so that the rider must understand and execute the parts of the pattern so that they become credit-earning rather than zero or penalty-earning. There are three maneuvers that every broke all-around horse should know, and the more disciplined the rider […]

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We Ask the Industry: What’s the Best Place You’ve Ever Stayed at a Horse Show?

In November of 2018, GoHorseShow asked several individuals about their favorite place to eat at horse shows. It was a fun read but also an informative article that featured multiple restaurants, food vendors and bakeries that competitors said were a must-do every time they visited the town. Next up, we asked trainers and exhibitors about […]

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Lana Markway Fulfills Childhood Dream of Becoming #1 in the World

APHA Amateur competitor Lana Markway of Kansas City, Missouri has dreamed of being at the top of the standings ever since she was a young girl. In 2018, Markway and her five-year-old mare, CR Love Like Crazy (Lexi) finally came out on top. “I was second my last year of 13 and under, and I […]

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Flashback Friday: 10 Things Trainers Do That Often Go Unnoticed

Editor’s Note: It’s Flashback Friday – This article was one of our most popular articles of 2016. In case you missed it or want to refresh your memory, find out why it went viral on social media and struck a cord with so many of our readers. Exceptional horse trainers dedicate their lives to their […]

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8 Ways to Use Social Media More Positively in the Equine Industry

Likes, comments, shares, followers…the list goes on and on. Social media takes up a momentous portion of time in an average person’s life. This outlet is wonderful when connecting with friends and family. It is always fun to share pictures of your horse or your results from a horse show. We all do it. However, […]

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