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Making the Transition: Tips on Moving from Youth to Amateur

As with all things in life, change is necessary for growth. So, when the time comes to transition from showing in the Youth to the Amateur division, there is no exception. January 1st rolls around each year, and so many long-time Youth competitors’ step into a different arena, now with diverse peers, possibly a different […]

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AQHA Professional Horsemen of the Year Announced

Three industry professionals were recognized by their peers March 9 at the 2019 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. The Don Burt Professional Horseman of the Year, AQHA Professional Horsewoman of the Year and Most Valuable Professional awards were presented during the Association’s General Membership Meeting. These individuals will also be recognized at the AQHA […]

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ICYMI – Five Things Winners Never Do with Stephanie Lynn

Every successful competitive rider spends their time in the saddle with the same goal in mind: to win. They live and breathe horses and horse shows. They study the winners in attempt to follow in the path to the winners circle. But what separates the winners from the rest of the crowd? 

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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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GoMag: March Spring Shows Issue Online Now

Who’s ready for spring? We know you are. The first few months of 2019 have seen record snow fall and low temperatures across the country. With the arrival of the month of March, better weather is certain to be right around the corner.  With warmer temperatures come the big spring shows and everything we love […]

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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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