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Rider Error: Correcting Bad Behavior in Pattern Horses Begins With You

Horsemanship and hunt seat equitation are two classes that focus on the rider’s ability to successfully maneuver their horse and where the scores are based on the rider’s performance, not the movement of the animal. A flawless horsemanship or equitation pattern is always pleasing to the eye as it showcases the bond between horse and […]

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The Rock Candids from 2017 AQHA Select World Show

Exhibitors at the 2017 Adequan® Select World Championship Show have shined their boots and dusted off their hats and have been competing the past few days in the cattle, reining, and ranch riding events. “We are excited to see the hard work and dedication these Select amateurs have put in for the Adequan® Select World,” […]

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Mimsi Coon

In our fun series,“10 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Me”, we are featuring Mimsi Coon of Pilot Point, Texas. This select amateur will be showing four horses in the halter division at this year’s Select World Show in Amarillo, Texas. Coon will be looking for her second gold trophy with Entrigue, a three-year-old bay […]

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Age is Just a Number: Select Amateurs Share their Love of Showing Horses

Having the ability to do what you love, no matter what your age, is a rare thing in this world. Luckily for all of us in the equine industry, this is a common occurrence. We have the opportunity to show horses starting as a young child and continue as long as our heart desires and […]

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Five Tips to Overcome Horse Show Stage Fright

If you have ever suffered from horse show stage fright, you are well aware of the stress and pressure that begins to appear as you make your way up to the show pen. With the Select World Show currently going on and other major shows coming up, this problem tends to rear its ugly head […]

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Competitors Share Their “Secret Weapons” in the Show Pen

The definition of a weapon is “gaining an advantage or defending oneself in a conflict or contest.” Whether it be a certain mindset or a particular outfit, an exhibitor’s “weapon” can set them apart from the competition. Have you ever looked at World and Congress Champions and thought, “what is their secret to success?” Is […]

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