GoSmart Charlie Jason
Published 08/04/2014 - 9:05 a.m. CDT

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Martin says that the exotic animals and their venture into racing barrel horses keeps them from getting burned out, and it gives them a refuge outside of showing horses.
"People used to want to come see Harley D Zip, and Vital Signs Are Good but now they want to see our other animals first," Charlie Cole admits. "We usually have at least one or two tours a day for our friends that come by and want to see our animals. My rule is that if the animal is known to be dangerous and kill and eat people; we will not have them at the ranch," says Cole.


Rating: 18
 
GoSmart Charlie Jason
GoSmart Charlie Jason
Published 04/07/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

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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."


Rating: 35
Published 09/22/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

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"Knowing the customer's strengths and weaknesses, goals, availability to practice, and riding ability--all go into finding the right horse for each rider," Charlie says.
Exclusive to GoHorseShow.com, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason will give you access to Charlie and Jason and the secrets to their success like never before. Charlie and Jason have a long track record of successfully finding the perfect horse for their client and have built a reputation in the industry as being great match makers. Their next GoSmart column deals with their outstanding ability to match the ideal horse with the appropriate client.


Rating: 31
 
GoSmart Charlie Jason
GoSmart Charlie Jason
Published 07/03/2013 - 8:04 a.m. CDT

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"As a horse trainer, I want happy customers who are reaching their goals," Charlie states.
Exclusive to GoHorseShow.com, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason gives you access to these accomplished and respected trainers and the secrets to their success like never before. Their next GoSmart column deals with the difficult task of ending the client/trainer relationship. In his own words, Charlie Cole recommends steps to take in order to end the relationship without drama and hurt feelings.

Rating: 37
Published 03/05/2013 - 10:15 a.m. CDT

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"I realize how important it is to reach out to our youth and new people in our industry because they are our future," Cole told GoHorseShow.
Their next GoSmart column is a response to a young girl's letter from Pennsylvania who recently wrote Charlie Cole about a problem she is having with her horse. This letter became a viral sensation after Cole posted it on his Facebook Page, and we wanted to share it with our readers.



Rating: 38
 
GoSmart Charlie Jason
GoSmart Charlie Jason
Published 02/12/2013 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

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Many of these Congress and World Champions helped put Cole and Martin on the map as two of the most successful trainers in AQHA history.
GoHorseShow.com in partnership with SmartPak are pleased to continue the highly popular column, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason. Team SmartPak riders, Charlie Cole and Jason Martin have achieved success beyond compare. Since founding Highpoint Performance Horses in 1992, they have trained over 100 World Champions and 200 Congress Champions. Their next GoSmart column is a fun look back on their favorite horses of all-time.


Rating: 36
Published 10/12/2012 - 10:27 a.m. CDT

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"Charlie and I look at our positions at Highpoint as more like presidents of a company,” Jason Martin says.
GoHorseShow.com in partnership with SmartPak are pleased to continue the highly popular column, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason. Team SmartPak riders, Charlie Cole and Jason Martin have achieved success beyond compare. Their next GoSmart column deals with how they maximize their time and ability when preparing for the Congress.


Rating: 23
 
GoSmart Charlie Jason
GoSmart Charlie Jason
Published 06/18/2012 - 8:41 a.m. CDT

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"It’s important to remember no matter if we are riding a $2,000 or $200,000 horse, they are going to make mistakes," says Charlie Cole
GoHorseShow.com in partnership with SmartPak are pleased to continue the highly popular column, GoSmart with Charlie and Jason. Team SmartPak riders, Charlie Cole and Jason Martin have achieved success beyond compare. Their next GoSmart column deals with how these world champion trainers maintain confidence and positive attitudes not only within themselves, but their clients as well.

Rating: 33
Published 08/05/2011 - 9:46 p.m. CDT

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At the 2010 AQHA World Show, Martin set an all-time Western Riding high score with a whopping 239 aboard Vital Signs Are Good. Jason Martin and Charlie Cole have much more to teach about Western Riding. Watch for their first-ever instructional video to be released this fall available only on GoHorseShow.com! Photo © KC Montgomery
In the final segment of our Winning Strategy series, Team SmarPak rider, Jason Martin of Highpoint Performance Horses, discusses some tips of how to improve your western riding at the major shows. Martin has won the World and Congress over 30 times in this class alone and is largely considered to be the master showman of western riding. He has shown two of the greatest western riders of all time--Harley D Zip and Vital Signs Are Good.

Rating: 34