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Five Things You Should Drop at a Horse Show…Right Now

If you are regularly on social media, you know it doesn’t take longer than five minutes before something comes across your feed about things you should or should not be doing to make your life better. Chances are you’ve even seen one (or more) versions of “How to Avoid a Narcissist,” “Ten People Who Are […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Marsha Stigge of Award Decor

Marsha Stigge of Award Decor is the next individual featured in our popular series, “10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me”. Marsha Stigge and Dionne Stigge Rucker had toyed with the design concept for a “jacket pillow” for several years. Marsha had operated a custom home interior workroom for the design trade for more […]

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August NSBA World, Select World and European Championships Issue of GoMag Online Now

The competition heats up in August as this month brings horse enthusiasts four of the year’s biggest and most prestigious events. Between the AQHYA World Show in Oklahoma City, the NSBA World Show in Tulsa, the European Championships in Germany, and the AQHA Select World in Amarillo, trainers, owners, exhibitors and vendors are going to […]

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Once in a Lifetime: A Tribute to Zippo LTD

“Once in a lifetime you meet someone who changes everything.” “It’s an opportunity that comes once in a lifetime.” “It was a once in a lifetime experience.” As the second all-time AQHA point earner of all time, Zippo LTD left a hoofprint so deep in the legacy of AQHA that it shouldn’t be surprising that […]

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April GoMag Level 1 Championships Issue Online Now

Spring is heating up and so is this month’s issue of GoMag.  The April Level 1 Championships Issue of GoMag is hot, hot, hot! As the weather and competition at the shows this spring start to sizzle, GoMag is here to showcase the hottest horses, breeders, owners, trainers, exhibitors and businesses in the horse industry. […]

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Not Just Anyhoo Returns to the AQHA World Show as a 10-Time Congress Champion

AQHA Open and Amateur exhibitors are headed to the World Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma just days after the All American Quarter Horse Congress has completed. It’s an exciting time of year and the best place you can be is on top after competing at the largest single breed horse show in the world. For […]

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Maintaining Momentum: How Did You Win a Congress and World Championship in the Same Year?

People who don’t show horses think we are crazy, and during Congress and World Show time, they may not be too far off. This “grind time” doesn’t last just a weekend, it encompasses months of intense preparation and competition through the AQHYA World Show, NSBA World Show, All American Quarter Horse Congress, Adequan Select World […]

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A $500 One-Eyed Horse and Determined Owner Earn Way Into the Ribbons at Congress

The story of Kate Fitzpatrick Heisner and her eight-year-old gelding, Good And Pleasurable reads like a fiction novel with enough twists and turns to keep you hanging on until the end. However, their real-life story is the perfect example of how taking a chance, sacrifice and determination can pay off. Kate and “Owen” recently returned […]

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View Slideshow: Celebrating 50 Years of the Congress in Pictures

When looking back on the past 50 years of the Congress, we spoke to no other than Clark Bradley of Findlay, Ohio, who has more experience at the Congress than just about anyone. He actually has 50 years worth of experience and memories. Bradley has not just attended all 50 years at the Congress, he […]

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The Little Mare That Could: How a $1,400 Mare Won a Reserve Congress Championship

There is a common misconception that to win at the Quarter Horse Congress, your horse must cost more than your house, your saddle more than your car and so on. While many times the big winners are the ones you see on the magazine covers, sometimes a clean run is all it takes to win […]

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