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USDA Gives Outline of Mandatory Penalties

A stakeholders conference call was held on Tuesday, June 5, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Dr. Chester Gipson and Dr. Rachel Cezar conducted the call which outlines the mandatory penalties that will be published in the Federal Registry on Thursday, June 7, 2012, and will go into effect on Monday, July 9, 2012. Dr. Cezar presented
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Obituary – Pamela Hatton

Pamela Jo Tanner Hatton, age 66, Union, Kentucky passed away January 28, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Kentucky. She was retired from the Boone County Board of Education, having served as the Head of Adult Education. Pam was a very active member of Big Bone Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir
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Equine Obituary – Gus Malzahn

Sarah Coffee Burks and Price Stables sadly announce the passing of Gus Malzahn. Gus was foaled on May 10, 2012. His sire was The Coach and he was out of a Jose’ Jose’ mare. The stallion’s career began under the ownership of LaRue McWaters, but it didn’t take long for others to notice his talents.
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FAST Events

The following is information released from FAST. FAST Updates on upcoming events: In light of the serious situation with the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to reschedule the Spring FAST Gala. Based on the warnings regarding large gatherings, we feel it is in the best interest of our caterers, auctioneers and supporters to postpone the
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Obituary – Beverly McNeill

Mrs. Beverly Marie Crawford McNeill of Andalusia, Alabama died on February 28, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Mrs. McNeill was born on April 9, 1925 to Clayton and Cleo Ammons Crawford. She was married to Mr. Lawrence McNeill for 66 years until his death in 2010. Together,
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Scholarship Opportunity

The Marshall County Horseman’s Association Inc. will be awarding scholarships totaling $2,000 to eligible students. Applications may be requested by emailing Freda Dean at fredardean@gmail.com. The scholarships are open to students in Marshall County, Tennessee who are involved in the equine industry. The deadline for applications is April 15th.

Momb Injured

Bailey Momb recently suffered a broken pelvis as a result from an injury sustained while working with a young horse at Joe Lester Stables. She is able to walk on her own, but will not be able to ride for six to eight weeks. Cards can be sent to Momb at 210 John Pickle Rd.
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Charles “Rick” Bartholomew Tribute

If there is one thing about my Dad that everyone can be in agreement on, it’s that what you see is what you get. No fancy bells and whistles, no sugar coating, no pretending, and no holding back when it comes to his opinions on, well, let’s be real, anything. My brother and I will
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SHOW Update

If you weren’t able to attend the USDA Public Session earlier this month, this link will take you to the power point presentation the USDA representatives went over. SHOW suggests viewing it to see the changes they are enacting this year. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/…/public-session-presentation.pdf

Encouragement for Rodney

World Grand Champion trainer Rodney Dick underwent surgery on March 12th to remove cancer found in his bladder. The surgery will take place at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Rodney and Susan Coleman would appreciate your prayers as they begin this journey. Your encouragement through cards may be sent to 113 Coby Dr. Unionville, TN 37180.

Celebration Releases Public Announcement Helping Tornado Victims

The Celebration will make stalls available for those affected by the recent storm and tornado outbreak in Tennessee. Stalls will be at no charge and includes electricity and water. The Celebration will also clean the stalls after horses leave. Areas to work or exercise your horses will be made available at no extra charge however
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Palmetto Horse Show Postponed

The Palmetto Horse Show scheduled for March 28 has to be postponed.  The facility where the shows are held is not allowing any evens with over 50 people.

WHAA Barn Party and Preview

WHAA Barn Party March 7, 2020 – 10:00 am Choose Your Gait Farms/ Elysium 1255 County Road 72 Danville, AL  35619     There will be a lot of great items to auction as well as breeding fees to some of the top stallions in the industry and training fees for many of the top
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NCWHA Show Schedule & Membership Application

The NCWHA is working hard preparing for a great 2020 show year. They have released their first show schedule of the year and important membership information. NCWHA Sneak Preview 2020 WHTAScholarship

Show Results

AWRHA Banquet Winners

AWRHA Banquet Winners

PRHTA & RHBAA Banquet Award Winners

PRHTA & RHBAA Banquet Award Winners

Walking For The Angels Results

Walking For The Angels Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Liz’s Kids Horse Show Results

Liz’s Kids Horse Show Results

White Pine, Tennessee Results

White Pine, Tennessee Results

South Carolina Championships Results

South Carolina Championships Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

Racking Horse World Celebration Results

Racking Horse World Celebration Results

North Carolina Championship Results

North Carolina Championship Results

Baileyton, AL Results

Baileyton, AL Results

Trainers’ Fall Classic Results

Trainers’ Fall Classic Results

The National Results

The National Results

Chatham, VA Results

Chatham, VA Results

2019 TWHNC Results

TWHNC Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Pamela Hatton

Pamela Jo Tanner Hatton, age 66, Union, Kentucky passed away January 28, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Kentucky. She was retired from the Boone County Board of Education, having served as the Head of Adult Education. Pam was a very active member of Big Bone Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir
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Equine Obituary – Gus Malzahn

Sarah Coffee Burks and Price Stables sadly announce the passing of Gus Malzahn. Gus was foaled on May 10, 2012. His sire was The Coach and he was out of a Jose’ Jose’ mare. The stallion’s career began under the ownership of LaRue McWaters, but it didn’t take long for others to notice his talents.
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Obituary – Beverly McNeill

Mrs. Beverly Marie Crawford McNeill of Andalusia, Alabama died on February 28, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Mrs. McNeill was born on April 9, 1925 to Clayton and Cleo Ammons Crawford. She was married to Mr. Lawrence McNeill for 66 years until his death in 2010. Together,
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Charles “Rick” Bartholomew Tribute

If there is one thing about my Dad that everyone can be in agreement on, it’s that what you see is what you get. No fancy bells and whistles, no sugar coating, no pretending, and no holding back when it comes to his opinions on, well, let’s be real, anything. My brother and I will
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Equine Obituary – Border Run

On February 11, 2020 the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry lost a great ambassador. Five-time World Champion Border Run passed away from complications to colic. Nick Masters and Gayle Holcomb owned the champion. Border Run was foaled on May 14, 2010. His sire was Jose’ Jose’ and his dam was Pusher’s Midnight Maiden. In the summer
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Obituary – Bobby E. Richards

Bobby E. Richards, 86, of Franklin, Tennessee passed away February 10, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Richards was born in Nashville, to the late Gus Richards Sr. and Georgia Mills Richards. He retired from sales and graduated from Cumberland High School. Bobby was born into a family that loved the Tennessee Walking Horse, and he
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Obituary – Ronny Riggs Smith

Mr. Ronald (Ronny) Riggs Smith, age 87 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Friday, February 14, 2020. Mr. Smith was born in Carroll County, Georgia on February 9, 1933, the son of the late Percy S. Smith and Ludelle Dyer Riggs Smith. He was a graduate of Carrollton High School, proudly served as a Corporal in
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Obituary – Kassie Plemons

Funeral for Kasaundera Plemons, 43, of Decatur was held Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 5:00 PM. Ms. Plemons, who passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, in Decatur of natural causes , was born, November 14, 1976, to Chris Plemons and Jeannie Plemons. Survivors include: 2 sons – Garrett Plemons, Braxton Wilson
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Equine Obituary – More of the Dollar

June, 2004 – December, 2019 More Of The Dollar was started in Kentucky by Mike Thomas and sold to the Bob Adcock Family as a two year old. He was placed in training with Charlie Green, beginning his long and successful show ring career. His first appearance at The Celebration was as a two year
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Obituary – James “Allen” May

Appling, GA – James “Allen” May, 66, husband to Becky Cummins May, entered into his eternal rest Friday morning, January 10, 2020 at his business in Augusta. Funeral services to celebrate his life were held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2020 at InMotion Church in Thomson with Pastor Scott Franklin officiating. Interment followed
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Obituary – Wayne Thorson

Wayne Thorson, 93 of Bemidji departed peacefully on New Year’s Eve, 2019 at Neilson Place in Bemidji, MN. He was a gifted man with numerous dear friends and accomplishments. He was a devoted family man, an exceptional businessman, a community leader, and a philanthropist. Funeral services for Wayne were held at January 7th at First
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Obituary – Betty Davis Tisher

Betty Davis Tisher, 89, a resident of Columbia,TN died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted January 16th at Pleasant Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Jody Gamble and Brother Bob Vasser officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family visited with friends on Wednesday, January 15th at
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Obituary – Paul Wilson Bryan, Jr.

Funeral services for Paul Wilson Bryan, Jr., 82, were held at Trinity Anglican Church, Thomasville, GA on Thursday, January 9. Following the service, the family hosted visitors at a reception at Trinity Anglican Church. Paul passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on January 6, 2020. Paul was born on August 11, 1937 to parents Bertha
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Obituary – Kenneth Landon Callicutt

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, with his family by his side, Kenneth Landon Callicutt went home to be with the Lord. Kenneth was born in Moore County on November 13, 1938 to June Lendon Callicutt and Delsia Williams Callicutt. He attended Seagrove United Methodist Church. Kenneth was the proprietor of Seagrove Grocery and Callicutt Stables
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Obituary – James “Allen” May

Appling, GA  –  James “Allen” May, 66, husband to Becky Cummins May, entered into his eternal rest Friday morning, January 10, 2020 at his business in Augusta. Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2020 at InMotion Church in Thomson with Pastor Scott Franklin officiating. Interment
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