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Published 04/12/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Gerri Leigh Pratt pictured here with her cat, Uncle Si.
We asked multiple AQHA World and Congress Champion, Gerri Lee Pratt, who owns stallions, The Krymsun Kruzer and Secretz, to list the Top 10 things she loves and hates. As many people know, Gerri is opinionated and doesn't hold back her thoughts. Check out her revealing comments below!

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Published 04/12/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin Gollehon.

The only stallion named NSBA Horse of the Year. "Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin Gollehon. One example is A Cowgirl Margarita, aka “Candy” who is a 2012 AQHA Mare by Good Cowboy Margarita out of Its Certainly Time who is by Certain Potential.

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Published 04/11/2014 - 6:00 a.m. CDT

"You have to show up often, practice correctly and practice often if you are going to replace a bad habit with a good habit," Lynn states. Photo © Impulse Photography
I love it when a student says they just didn’t have time to practice showmanship or ride without stirrups or to go to the gym. Next thing out of their mouth is usually something about the latest Bachelorette episode, a funny picture someone posted on Facebook, how long the line was at Starbucks or the great movie they saw with friends over the weekend.

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Published 04/10/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Larisa Affelt (pictured here) says her Incentive Fund money goes to straight back into her horses--what about you? Photo © Emajes Design
When Spring rolls around, horse show exhibitors and breeders are excited about the weather warming up and the previous year's Incentive Fund checks arriving in the mail. For some, it is an excuse to indulge on something extra--a new watch, boots, or trip, while others apply the funds back into their horse show fund. GoHorseShow wanted to know what people were spending their extra bonus money on--find out here!

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Published 04/09/2014 - 4:20 p.m. CDT

Pictured here Steve and Becky Meadows enjoying the sunny weather. Photo © Go Far Advertising
The 2014 AQHA/NCQHA Martinganza took place April 3rd through the 6th at the Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center in Williamston, North Carolina. The show had outstanding judges including: Tanya Green, Rhonda Replogle, Nancy Sue Ryan, Larry Hansch, and Kelly McDowall. There was a $225 flat fee for all five judges. "What a fun show," Non-Pro Exhibitor, Liz Barnard Hay raves. "Wonderful weather, great friends, and big classes."

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Published 04/09/2014 - 7:00 a.m. CDT

Knost is the only one who can say that they were awarded the first ever Amateur All-Around Award at the AQHA World Championship Show. Photo © Harold Campton
LuAnn Knost was a trailblazer and record breaker during her long and successful show career. Knost and her 1976 bay gelding, Melody Zipper (Zipper) were three-time AQHA World Champions; seven-time AQHA Reserve World Champions; six-time Honor Roll champions, three-time consecutive Congress Amateur All-Around Champions and a two-time winner of the AQHA All-Around Amateur Honor Roll title.

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Published 04/07/2014 - 2:28 p.m. CDT

"We couldn't be any happier that NSBA chose to recognize Huntin My Zipper's accomplishments," says Hubba's owner, Breanne Porter. Photo © Impulse Photography
One word comes to mind when describing Huntin My Zipper and his sire, Hubba Hubba Huntin--versatile. Both father and son epitomize the definition of this word--adaptable, flexible, all around, multifaceted, multitalented, resourceful; adjustable, multipurpose, all-purpose, and handy to name a few.

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Published 04/07/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Cole states that the biggest reason they have been successful is that they know when to leave their horses alone.
Cole and Martin discuss five tips that help keep them at the top of their game. Martin and Cole credit much of their success to the fact that they respect and love horses and treat them with dignity. "Charlie and I are just plain and simple," Martin states. "If your horse is happy and healthy and enjoys their life and their jobs, most likely they will try harder, look happier and have a longer career."

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