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From Congress to World Show: Champions Reveal Their Secrets to Handling Back-to-Back Shows

Training is all about timing. For world-class athletes, life revolves around a rigorous schedule of practices, workouts, meals and the all-important and relished off-days and rest periods. There’s a reason the NFL’s Super Bowl is not followed the next week by something that might be called the More Super Super Bowl – those players have […]

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VS Code Red and VS Flatline to Stand at Royal Vista Ranches, LLC

The Glover Galyean Partnership announces that World and Congress Champion Sires, VS Code Red and VS Flatline, will stand the 2018 breeding season at Royal Vista Ranches, LLC in Wayne, Oklahoma. Both 5X Congress Champion and World Champion sons of the legendary Vital Signs Are Good, VS Code Red, sired by Blazing Hot, and VS […]

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We Ask Exhibitors: Quick Tips on Showing at the AQHA World Show

The AQHA World Show is already upon us even though many exhibitors and trainers have just finished showing at the month-long marathon known as the Quarter Horse Congress. However, there is no rest for the weary when it comes to the short downtime between the Congress and the AQHA World Show. The intensity and pace […]

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Lessons Learned from “Sitting with the Winners”


You may recognize this quote from a meme that circulated throughout social media recently: “Sit with the winners, the conversation is different.” Applicable to most situations, why is it that so many horse enthusiasts were sharing it like juicy gossip at the office water cooler? Likely because it struck a certain chord that rang true […]

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Leading Hunt Seat Sire, These Irons Are Hot, Passes

With great sadness, Seaside Farm LP, announces the euthanasia of These Irons Are Hot due to neurological complications. Dexter was found down in his stall, and, even with aggressive treatment from the attending veterinarian and staff of Gumz Farms, they were forced with the decision to end his life in as peaceful and dignified a manner […]

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2017 Congress All-Around Winners Announced

GoHorseShow would like to congratulate the all-around winners from the 51st All-American Quarter Horse Congress. We talked to three of the winners including owner, Rebekah Kazakevicious whose horse, Not Just Anyhoo (Horton) won the Open All-Around. Horton was the Congress Champion in the Junior Hunter Hack with Ryan Painter, Junior Hunter Under Saddle with Rebekah, […]

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Congress Reporter for a Day: Wrapup with Marsha Stigge and Dionne Stigge-Rucker

Editor’s Note: GoHorseShow had a “guest reporter for a day” series throughout the Congress where exhibitors and trainers reported on fun and exciting things that went on during the show. Read our final one here from Marsha Stigge and Dionne Stigge-Rucker of Award Decor. FINAL REPORT – Marsha Stigge and Dionne Stigge-Rucker Congress: The Long […]

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Behind the Scenes at the Congress Trail Pen

The prestigious split arena of the Celeste Center at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress during the highly competitive trail classes is a beautiful sight. Colorfully painted poles and perfectly placed obstacles are almost as impressive as the fashionable riders and gorgeous horses that ride them. However, there is an immense amount of thought, planning and […]

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