Published 11/01/2013 - 1:47 p.m. CDT

"He is so good minded and kind on top of being strong and great legged--he is just an exceptional two year-old," Wagner says. Photo © Larry Williams

GoHorseShow would like to congratulate HandsOffMyArtifacts (Tank) on winning four World Championship titles at the ApHC World. He was unanimous winner of the Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle and the winner of the Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle Maturity with owner, Megan Wagner; the unanimous winner of Two Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle, and the winner of the Two and Three Year Old Hunter Under Saddle Futurity with Beth Case in the irons.

Rating: 10
Published 09/08/2013 - 7:03 p.m. CDT

"Riding the horse is now a topic of conversation with everyone he sees and pictures of him riding went to school," Thomas' mom tells GoHorseShow.
A few weeks ago, Kelly Lind of Kearney, Nebraska had a profound reminder of why she became a horse trainer. Lind, who has been an assistant trainer for Jim and Sandy Jirkovsky of J/S Training the past five years, had the honor of meeting 18 year-old Thomas Fisher. Fisher is an exceptional young man who had the desire to ride a horse for the first time.

Rating: 33
Published 07/26/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

Gardener's future goals are to start showing in the western pleasure and the non-pro events with NSBA. Photo © Impulse Photography/Mallory Beinborn
Amateur Jordan Gardner of Fort Worth, Texas is one of the few individuals in our industry that became interested in showing horses on her own accord. Her family and parents have no background in horses, but Jordan said she's been hooked since birth and says, "it's an innate thing." Gardner is currently showing on the ApHC circuit with her horses, Krymsun N Klover in the all-around events and her new project, Big Time Money in the pleasure events. 

Rating: 12
Published 06/30/2013 - 4:12 p.m. CDT

This is the go to place for everything Appaloosa Nationals!
The 66th National Appaloosa Horse Show and 2013 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show is currently underway at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas. GoHorseShow has just posted go to links to information about the show, the judges list, working orders, results, live webcast, and Facebook page.

Published 05/31/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

According to Wagner, being a business owner and staying active in the show world has certain trials which have proved to be Megan’s biggest test. Photo © Shane Rux
Like many other horseman and women, Megan Wagner has been involved with horses since the beginning of her life. Her family has been involved with the equine world, so, naturally, the bug bit Megan and she was a goner. “My parents made the mistake of getting me riding lessons when I was five to stop me from sucking my thumb. If only they had known! I have shown something ever since,” Megan said.

Rating: 14
Published 02/05/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

"He is phenomenal and takes a full stride and throws his legs out there exactly how we want the top western pleasure horses to look," says Compton, who has been friends with Pat and Sara for many years. Photo © Jeff Kirkbride
An unprecedented win at the Arizona Sun Circuit has brought to the limelight a young and talented gelding named Solo Cup. The three year-old Appaloosa competed against Quarter Horses and ended up beating everyone in a deep Open Three Year-Old Western Pleasure Class with Troy Compton in the saddle.

Rating: 41
Published 10/24/2011 - 3:48 p.m. CDT

The Prince’s interest is in shipping frozen semen to breed his extensive stable of Arabian mares to result in the best attributes of both breeds.
The fan favorite and slated to be syndicated two year old Appaloosa stallion “My Little Secret” is now owned 100% by a member of the Saudi Royal family. “Doug The Horse” was going to be syndicated after the Appaloosa World Show. Days prior to the World Show, Prince Waleed Khaled Khalifa surprised everyone and bought all the shares outright making him the sole shareholder and new owner.

Rating: 15
Published 06/09/2010 - 5:28 p.m. CDT

“The Appaloosa Horse Club is looking forward to Appaloosa competition at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex in Tulsa," says ApHC President, Chuck McWhirter.
The Appaloosa Horse Club is encouraging people to “Get Spotted in Jackson, Mississippi at the 63rd National Appaloosa Show, June 21-28, and the World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show, June 28-July 3.” However, starting in 2011 the shows will move to Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Published 06/23/2008 - 3:54 p.m. CDT

The Appaloosa Horse Club kicked off the 2008 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show in Jackson, Mississippi. The show runs through June 28th and is then followed by the 61st National Appaloosa Show, June 29 ~ July 5.