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We Ask the Stallion Owner, Part 1 – Decisions to Consider when Standing a Stallion

Have you ever wondered how stallion owners decide whether to raise or purchase them? Or how they choose where to stand their stud or what to use to promote them within the industry? Stallion owners are faced with decisions like these and many more in the beginning stages of presenting their horse to the public. […]

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Assistant Trainer Spotlight: Houston Huff of Masterson Farms

As the new year rolls around, it rings in many opportunities for trainers and competitors all across the horse industry. The new year has already brought new and exciting things for assistant trainer Houston Huff. Growing up in Evansville, Indiana, horses have always been a part of Huff’s lifestyle. At the young age of two, […]

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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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The Struggle is Real: Amateur Competitor Shares Tips on Her 90lb Weight Loss Journey

I was fat. Even now, it is hard to put that statement into writing. But, I was. I know it. And, it wasn’t like everyone around me couldn’t see it. I weighed 260 lbs when I decided I needed to change. They say that to make life-changing modifications to our habits; we need proper motivation. […]

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Top 10 GoHorseShow Stories of the Year for 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, it has become a GoHorseShow tradition since 2009 to look back on our top-10 most popular stories of the year as determined by our readers. GoHorseShow’s goal has always been to combine unbiased and responsible journalism, entertainment, education, interaction and fun as well as to provide a reading experience […]

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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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Up-and-Coming Stallion, Gone Viral, Lives Up to His Name in 2017

The year 2017 couldn’t have been better for Kari Craft and her young stallion, Gone Viral. This talented and breathtaking stallion took the show arena by storm and racked up numerous wins at the most prestigious events in the country. Gone Viral, better known as “Monkey” has already lived up to his name in one […]

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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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An Equestrian’s Guide to Goal Setting in the New Year

Another show season is wrapping up. If you’re anything like most people, you might be wondering how that’s possible. It feels like we were just reflecting on last year and here we are saying goodbye to 2017. The best way to prepare for the upcoming year is to evaluate yourself as a rider. There are […]

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On the Road to Recovery: Nancy Sue Ryan Looking Forward to the New Year with Good Better Best

During the Congress this past October, Nancy Sue Ryan was involved in a riding accident, resulting in a displacement and fracture of her proximal tibia. Ryan had surgery and was in a rehab facility for several weeks. “I haven’t been able to put any weight on my leg yet or walk,” Ryan said. “I go […]

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