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86 Horses & Over 80,000 Points Later, Sally Griffin Makes her Mark on the Paint Industry

“Horse show family.” A term all horse enthusiasts have used at some point. For many, this industry becomes more than just a hobby (although it starts out that way), it becomes a way of life. Discovering that there are fellow “horse addicts” leads us to our tribe. The show career of longtime self-proclaimed horse addict, […]

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Winter Blues Busters: 10 Ways to Beat the Blahs

Most of the time, the prospect of working with your horse is the thing that gets you out of bed in the morning. Most of the time, thinking about a lesson or training session puts a little spark in your eye and spring in your step. Most of the time. But if we’re honest, there […]

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We Ask the Industry: How have Horses Helped You Through Tough Times?

Trying to navigate life in general is a challenge and oftentimes, that’s where our beloved horses come into play. In our industry, there may be some people who consider the horse business just a business. But, for most of us, horses are our lifetime loves that see us through hard times. They are the ones that […]

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February 2018 Breeding Issue of GoMag Online Now

February is the month for Valentine’s Day and the February Breeding issue of GoMag is the perfect resource to help find those special love interests for your mares. With breeding season in full swing, many mare owners are playing matchmaker and searching for the perfect cross to raise the next World Champion. This issue is […]

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How to Maintain Your GPA while Showing Horses

Balancing school and horses is a challenging task for all ages, whether that be middle school, high school, college or online. Keeping up with homework and studying is very time consuming, so add the responsibility of horses, and you will find yourself in a stressful situation that most school attending equestrians face daily. To resolve […]

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Lessons Learned from Losing

No matter what sport or game you are competing in, no one enjoys hearing that they are not the best. The initial disappointment of losing is not at all desirable, no matter how long you have been showing. However, aside from the immediate frustration in the outcome, there are many lessons to be learned from […]

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Eight Ways to Make Horse Shows More Fun

Why do exhibitors show horses? For some, it may center around ribbons, titles or money. Though, many dedicated equestrians would answer “for fun.” Horse shows can be exhausting and lengthy at times. Therefore, it is important to come up with innovative, exciting ways to make the events more pleasant. This is a sport of love that […]

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Five Life Lessons Learned In 2017

“A year ago, everything was different. And now that I look back, I realize a year can do a lot for a person.” – anonymous 2017 was filled with triumphs and challenges not only throughout the country, but also in the horse industry. There were several losses and devastating disasters that made life pretty tough […]

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Horse Crazy Kids: It’s in the Genes

Many equestrians have been, no doubt about it, horse-crazy from birth. From the kids who were given wild ponies or backyard trail horses to the city kids who dreamt of owning a stable every night. If you show horses, there’s a good chance that you’ve been horse-crazy from the very start. The horse-obsessed kid will […]

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