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How to be a Positive Influence Toward Younger Riders

Do you have young equine loving friends with high aspirations in the show pen? Are the youth riders in your barn struggling with lack of patience or poise? As many young riders today undergo challenges such as drama, rivalries and losses, both in and out of the show pen, it’s important they have someone to […]

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Showing “Up”- Tips for Showing Against Tougher Competition

When planning a show schedule for the upcoming year, many exhibitors ask themselves, “Do I try the large, competitive circuit that everyone’s been talking about”? For many exhibitors, the thought of attending a massive, competitive show for the first time can seem an insurmountable challenge. Many shy away from trying this type of show out […]

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All-Time Leaders of Performance World Championships and Highpoint’s Connection to Them All

The American Quarter Horse Journal recently published an article titled, The Elite, discussing the horses with the most world championship titles in AQHA history. In the article, AQHA listed the 11 elite horses that have earned an impressive 158 world championship titles between them. Four of the horses on the list are halter horses. What […]

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Parenting a Future Champion – Whether in Horses or Life

There’s something special about horses. They make the leeriest parent give them as gifts. At roughly 1,500lbs with the capability of turning into a wild beast, we hand them over to our beloved children as pets believing they will make something beautiful from that relationship. The greater good is that the horse makes something far […]

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Change is Good: Exhibitors Provide Insight on Trying a New Event

Have you ever thought about trying a new event or changing disciplines completely? You’re not alone. There’s usually quite a bit of anxiety surrounding the idea of making changes, and the first steps can be the most difficult. It’s not easy to strike out and blaze a new trail, but to grow, it’s necessary to […]

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Understanding Equine Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injections

Breeding season is one of the most exciting times of the year for horse owners. Countless hours are spent pairing the perfect genetics in hopes of producing a foal that is capable of being a champion. In the past, when breeders were faced with problems, their options were limited. Fortunately, there could now be a […]

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10 Secrets of Highly Successful Owners

Have you ever thought some horse owners have all the luck? Year-after-year, you see the same owners consistently in the winner’s circle. Do you ever wonder what they know that you don’t? It’s true that when it comes to the horse business, luck does have a lot to do with it, but there are some […]

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This Is Us: The Horse Trainer with the “Non-Horsey” Spouse

We have all seen them; the dynamic duos of the horse industry – the husband and wife teams that work day in and day out riding together, making business decisions and seemingly doing everything together. But have you ever wondered what it is like for those trainers who have a non-horse enthusiast spouse? Beth Case, […]

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ICYMI: Perfect Diagonals – How to Never Look Down Again with Holly Hover

Editor’s Note: This 2015 article was one of the biggest hits on our site. Diagonals have always been a hot topic. Many riders have difficulty feeling them without looking down. Trainer Holly Hover discusses many ways riders can learn their diagonals. If you missed it or have trouble with diagonals, this article is for you. […]

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Multiple World and Congress Champion Krymsun Belle Sells

Shannon and Mallory Vroegh have sold Multiple AQHA World and Congress Champion Krymsun Belle to amateur exhibitor Taylor Kungle of Sterling, Connecticut. Krymsun Belle is an AQHYA World Champion in Showmanship, a two-time AQHYA  Reserve World Champion in Horsemanship, a four-time Congress Champion in Showmanship and a two-time Reserve Congress Champion in the Horsemanship. “I […]

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