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Expected Fashion Trends for the 2019 Show Season

The 2019 show season is officially underway and, as per usual, competitors are sporting beautiful looks in the show ring. We’ve all spent time scrolling through Facebook, finding pictures and getting ideas for our next show look, but it’s not every day you get to hear what some of the top designers in the industry […]

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News from AQHA Level 1 East Championships: A Dream Comes True

Pam Herz of Three Rivers, Michigan, shows Chip Skip N Repeat in the Champion of Champions drive at the 2019 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships. When Tiffany Pattison of Nutrena Feeds needed a model horse for the educational nutrition series, Pam Herz volunteered her mare. To Pam, Chip Skip N Repeat is the most […]

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GoMag: 2019 May Fashion Issue Online Now

Our readers love fashion and for the sixth consecutive year, the month of May is Fashion Month at GoHorseShow. Fashion Month celebrates everything that makes both people and horses look great in and out of the show pen, including show clothes, accessories, tack, casual wear and equine photography. The May Fashion Issue of GoMag celebrates […]

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Kimes Kandids & Go-To Place for AQHA Level 1 East Championships

Exhibitors at the Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships saddled up their American Quarter Horses on May 1 for the opening day of competition at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The show kicked off at 8 a.m. with Rookie youth ranch riding in the R+L Arena West and Rookie amateur ranch riding in […]

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The 9 Daily Struggles of Equestrians

Most exhibitors are passionate, dedicated individuals who devote their entire life to this crazy sport. Every ounce of their being is centered around their horses, twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. However, this does come at a slight cost. We have all been there; walking through the store with your breeches and […]

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Moving Up: Tips on Making the Move to Breed Shows

When people decide to run a marathon, they don’t just go out and run the full 26.2 miles the first day. They start slowly, one mile at a time until they finally reach their goals. Horse showing is no different. Beginning in the horse world can be scary…really scary. There are many things to learn […]

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A Bit of Advice Part 2 – Curb Bits

Learn how to select the proper western bit for horse training, including what kind of curb bit you should use first. In 2012, the Journal consulted with AQHA Chief Show Officer Pete Kyle; AQHA Professional Horseman Robin Frid of Denton, Texas; and AQHA Professional Horsewoman Jackie Krshka of Yukon, Oklahoma, to see what was in […]

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Veteran Advice for First Time Competitors at Level 1 Championships

Since 2012, AQHA has been hosting the Level 1 Championship show. This event allows novice and rookie competitors across the nation to feel the pressure of a higher level show while gaining experience for future success in the show pen. For many competitors, this is one of the biggest shows they will compete in at […]

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Weekend Warriors Part 1: Who They Are and How They Do It

Spring is officially here, which means that show season has arrived. When you walk around any show, you will see a few different groups of exhibitors – professional trainers, amateurs, and youth who ride with them, and what many call the “weekend warriors.” Professional weekend warriors, Jill Blieu, Jennie Schut, and Holly Wilson shared some […]

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