Published 03/30/2014 - 10:05 a.m. CDT

Named as the 2013 Horse of the Year is Huntin My Zipper, owned by Rebekah Kazakevicius and pictured here with trainer, Beth Case. Photo © Impulse Photography
The National Snaffle Bit Association is proud to announce its 2014 inductees into the Hall of Fame and the 2013 Horse of the Year. Named as the 2013 Horse of the Year is Huntin My Zipper, owned by Rebekah Kazakevicius of Ocala, Florida. GoHorseShow talked to Jason Martin of Highpoint Performance Horses about "Bob" winning this award. 

Rating: 11
Published 03/08/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"If we can win some kind of financial reward at a show, it makes the drive home a lot more fun," Dellin states. Photo © Shane Rux
The 2nd Annual, Show for Dough, is being held again this year in Tunica, Mississippi. "We are beyond excited about the show this year," says David Dellin, one of the founders of the show. "We are expecting a very large turnout this year. I've heard from a lot of people that are excited to come out and support us, we look forward to seeing you all there."

Rating: 14
Published 03/06/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"The fund is to help trainers in need, so we need all of the trainers to participate and get on board with helping us raise money," Dempze states.(Journal Photo)
The NSBA Crisis Fund wants to know if you are ready to take it all off and go bridleless? They invite everyone to join them at the Tom Powers Futurity in Berrien Springs, Michigan in June to watch and bid on the riders that will compete in a bridleless western pleasure class to benefit the NSBA Crisis Fund.

Rating: 11
Published 02/11/2014 - 2:32 p.m. CDT

"Judging of Western Pleasure has become, arguably, the most discussed judging in our industry," Mitchels states.
Allen Mitchels, the Chair of the NSBA Judges Committee, has shared with GoHorseShow his article about the new rule changes developed by NSBA to help improve the western pleasure classes. NSBA is dedicated to educating the judges and the public about these new rules and they have asked GoHorseShow to help spread the word. Find out the details here and let us know what you think.

Rating: 25
Published 08/20/2013 - 3:05 p.m. CDT

Lope The Line dominated the two year-old events with six wins and two reserves. Photo © NSBA.COM
Pine View Farm would like to congratulate the ten NSBA World Championships, four Reserve World Champions, four BCF Championships, and four BCF Reserve Championships that were won by eight different horses sired by Lazy Loper. "We're just very grateful to the owners, exhibitors and trainers of Lazy's babies that are such an integral part of his success," says Debbi Trubee, Pine View Farm breeding manger along with Roger Landis.

Rating: 16
Published 08/19/2013 - 2:00 p.m. CDT

"Jay has done an incredible job getting him into show shape in two months after a very heavy breeding schedule," Kristen says. Photo © NSBA.COM
AQHA and NSBA World Champion, VS Flatline made his mark this year at the NSBA World Show in the Three Year-Old Western Pleasure events. What many in the industry may not know is that Kobe and Starnes also won their debut in the Junior Western Pleasure with three firsts and a second at the NSBA World Show. Kobe beat fourteen other talented pleasure horses that have been shown one handed considerably longer than this talented bay roan stallion.

Rating: 12
Published 08/19/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"He's a very pretty horse, very athletic and great minded," says Austin Gooding who was NSBA World Champion in the BCF Three Year-Old Limited Open Western Pleasure. Photo © Larry Williams
Congratulations to Pamela Bilek of Chino Hills, California on the purchase of 2013 NSBA World Champion, Aint Gota Lot which was shown by Austin Gooding in Tulsa, Oklahoma and owned by Michelle and Sheila Bauer. The 2010 bay gelding is by Gota Lota Potential and out of Zips Fancy Fashion and was bred by Shelley Ruth Donovan of Sturgis, Michigan. Watch for "Bob" under the guidance of Highpoint Performance Horses.

Rating: 12
Published 08/19/2013 - 6:00 a.m. CDT

The final day of the NSBA World Championship Show saw several over fences world champions crowned as the show closed out its six-day run at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo © NSBA.COM
The final day of the NSBA World Championship Show saw several over fences world champions crowned as the show closed out its six-day run at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The show day began with the Huntfield AQHA Derby Series class, which was one of ten such events offered throughout the year at various shows. Ryan Painter was in the iron for the win aboard Kamanyawannadance for owner Peyton Bivins.

Rating: 38
Published 08/17/2013 - 7:44 p.m. CDT

"We had a great ride and this is by far my favorite win on June," Morgan says. Photo © Conner
"It feels amazing," says Morgan Lynn Heck of Monroe, Ohio about winning the NSBA World Championship in the Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle on her horse, June Has The Details. June is a 2009 bay gelding by multiple world champion sire, Hot N Blazing and out of Ima Detail. He is named after the late June Warren who was just inducted into the NSBA Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.

Rating: 12