Great Rides: An AQHA World Show to Remember

At the 1983 AQHA World Championship Show, Paris Hughes became a legend aboard her trusty gelding, Mr Two Eyed Twist, when the pair won not one, not two but three world championship trophies in one day, barely coming in second for the All Around Amateur title at the show. And that was all while working … Continue reading Great Rides: An AQHA World Show to Remember

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Thankful for a Successful 2014

The time between Christmas and New Year's is usually a time to reflect on the previous 365 days and how far we've come. I'm always guilty of this because I've caught myself saying that the year has gone by so quickly, but then again, you feel as though it hasn't. It is better to fail … Continue reading Thankful for a Successful 2014

#ThrowbackThursday: Through the Equine Looking Glass

**Originally published during my internship with the American Quarter Horse Journal in 2006.   Through the Equine Looking Glass Corneal ulcers can do more damage than you think. One fall morning, my American Quarter Horse mare, Skips Satin Lark (aka “Lark”), didn't seem to have the same bright eyes that she normally had. I also noticed significant … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday: Through the Equine Looking Glass

Too Much Bling? Dos & Don’ts of Western Show Clothes

The Western world is notorious for bling--watch any Western pleasure class and you'll see silver-encrusted saddles and crystal-laden shirts and jackets. Some think they have to spend more money on show clothes than some do for school wardrobes. But is that always the case? GoHorseShow.com had me talk to some AQHA/APHA judges to get their … Continue reading Too Much Bling? Dos & Don’ts of Western Show Clothes