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Insider Secrets on Buying and Selling Horses in Online Auctions

The majority of people now shop and buy frequently online. From items as small as a hoof pick to as large as a luxury motor home, the horse industry has joined the Internet marketing world. In 2009 when Mike and Stephanie Jennings first started floating the idea of Internet horse auctions, many of their customers […]

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Show Experiences: What’s the Nicest Thing Anyone’s Ever Done for You?

Famous Australian athlete, Kevin Heath once said, “Whenever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness to make a difference.” No matter the sport, discipline, or class, having a support system is an essential part of showing horses. Whether it be a significant gesture or simply a kind word, acts of […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Mimsi Coon

In our fun series,“10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Me”, we are featuring Mimsi Coon of Pilot Point, Texas. This select amateur will be showing four horses in the halter division at this year’s Select World Show in Amarillo, Texas. Coon will be looking for her second gold trophy with Entrigue, a three-year-old bay […]

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Five Tips to Overcome Horse Show Stage Fright

If you have ever suffered from horse show stage fright, you are well aware of the stress and pressure that begins to appear as you make your way up to the show pen. With the Select World Show currently going on and other major shows coming up, this problem tends to rear its ugly head […]

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Competitors Share Their “Secret Weapons” in the Show Pen

The definition of a weapon is “gaining an advantage or defending oneself in a conflict or contest.” Whether it be a certain mindset or a particular outfit, an exhibitor’s “weapon” can set them apart from the competition. Have you ever looked at World and Congress Champions and thought, “what is their secret to success?” Is […]

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Industry Power Couples and The Secret to Their Sucess

Many of us know having a career in the horse world means traveling many miles for shows, long hour days, and hard work. Finding someone to be by your side through all of it, every day is a rare and special thing. Lucky for us, there are many influential and motivational couples in our industry […]

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Seven Tips on Overcoming Horse Show Envy

An exhibitor comes out of the show ring disappointed. They complain, “She only won because she trains with XYZ trainer, has an expensive horse, and was wearing an expensive jacket.” Have you heard this before? Have you been this person? At every horse show, everywhere in the world, many exhibitors struggle with show ring envy. […]

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Terry Bradshaw Purchases Multiple World Champion Sire, Telasecret

GoHorseShow would like to congratulate Terry Bradshaw on the purchase of multiple World Champion sire, Telasecret. The 2009 bay stallion is by The Top Secret and out of Teloquence and was bred by Gerri Leigh Pratt of Winston Salem, North Carolina. Telasecret was last owned by Clark Rassi and Steve Robinson of Aubrey, Texas. “It’s […]

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Show Me Style: Fall 2017 Show Pen Style Alert – Expect the Vests

Aren’t vests amazing? The perks are countless, but one of the best benefits is changing the shirt color underneath. It’s almost like getting several outfits for the price of one. Then, there’s the added benefit of having a secure bodice while your arms are free to move, and who doesn’t like that aspect when showing? […]

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The Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter J Cofrancesco III

Funeral services are pending for AQHA Past President Peter J. Cofrancesco III, who died August 1. Peter, 45, was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in March. A case displaying his memorabilia was unveiled July 26 at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo. Peter said his emergence […]

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