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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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PRHTA Show Class Sheet

PRHTA Show – May 7-8, 2021     Entry office on Friday 2:30-5:30 pm Show at 6:00 pm Entry office on Saturday 2:00-4:30 pm Show at 5:00 pm  

Division Quick Reference Chart

xDivision Quick Reference Chart

Scholarship Deadline

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary has announced that their scholarship packets are now available. Beginning this year, an additional scholarship can be applied for by graduate students. For additional information or to receive your packet, contact Beth Thomas at 931-580-6825 or Kari Tisma at 678-576-1290. Applications must be received or postmarked by June 15, 2021.
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Flat Shod Standards Chart

Flat Shod Standards Chart.Updated.DRAFT

Obituary – Ellynor Fayth Thompson

Ellynor Fayth Thompson was born on March 28, 2021. She was the daughter of Curtis Thompson of Longs, South Carolina and Kendra Hicks of Corbin, Kentucky. Others surviving include her grandparents, Kenny and Regina Hicks of Corbin; Jody and Sandy Livingston and Ricky Thompson all of Longs; her great-grandparents, Jack and Norma Young of Jellico,
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Obituary – Melvin McCormick

Shelbyville resident, Mr. Thomas Melvin McCormick, Sr., age 67, passed away April 19, 2021, at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice Compassus. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel and burial followed at Cothran Cemetery in Rover. Melvin was born on May 28, 1953, in
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Obituary – Judy Young

Judy Tillett Young, of the Wheel Community in Bedford County, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 67 years old. Judy was born on July 23, 1953, in Shelbyville, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Joe Charles and Dorothy Jean Garner Tillett. Judy
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Fun Show Judges

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has announced the three individuals that will serves as the judging panel for the 51st Annual Spring Fun Show. They are Jamie Hankins, Dale Watts and Robert Cortner. The Spring Fun Show will take place in The Celebration’s outdoor Maverick Arena on May 27-29, 2021. For a class schedule
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Welcome to the World

Bryce and LeeAnne Beaty proudly announce the arrival of Beckett Wood Beaty. Beckett was born on April 2nd weighing 7lbs 11oz and measuring 19 ¾ inches long. Doting grandparents are Eric and Kimberley Wood Morrison. Great grandparents are Bobby and Anne Wood and Aunt LillyBeth Harville is elated, also. The Scoop congratulates the Beaty family
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SSHBEA Spring Show

  The Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association has announced the 36th Annual SSHBEA Spring Show will take place on April 30th & May 1st at Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Judging the two-day event will be Edwin Hampton (Friday) and Joe Fraley (Saturday).

Obituary – Jeff Willis

Jeffery Keith “Jeff” Willis, a resident of Belfast, TN, passed away Thursday, April 8th, 2021, at the age of 56. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 11th, at Jeffcoat Funeral Home in Tallassee, AL, with Rev. Todd Smith officiating. Burial followed in Carrville Cemetery. Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Willis. He
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Horse Shows Announce Judges

Alabama Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary Show May 1st- Decatur, Alabama Judge- Chris Zahnd   West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Horse Show May 7th- Humboldt, Tennessee Judge- Steve Glidewell   Upper Cumberland High Point Show May 8th- Cookeville, Tennessee Judge- Smokey Carswell   Walking For Cancer May 8th- Shelbyville, Tennessee Judge- Jennifer Bingham   Mid-South Walking Horse
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Obituary – Deedy Decker

Deedy Sue Decker of Shelbyville, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2021 at the age of 80. She was born in Mexico, Missouri on July 25, 1940, and was a resident of Omaha, Nebraska before making Shelbyville, Tennessee her home. She was a legend in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry
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WHOA Rule Books

WHOA has updated their Official 2021 Rule Books, and they are posted on the WHOA website. The rule books include changes in the Flat Shod and Versatility Rule Book. Flat Shod Rule Book updates can be found on pages 11, 19, 26-28, 31-32 and page 38. Versatility Rule Book updates can be found on pages
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Show Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

East TN Spring Fling Results

East TN Spring Fling Results

PWHAT High Point Awards

PWHAT HIgh Point Awards

WHOA Schooling Show Results

WHOA Schooling Show Results

EKWRHA High Point Awards

EKWRHA High Point Awards

WHTA Horse of the Year and Riders Cup Awards

WHTA Horse of the Year and Riders Cup Awards

KWRHTA Awards Banquet

KWRHTA Awards Banquet

Dix River Classic Results

Dix River Classic Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

WHTA Trainers Show Results

WHTA Trainers Show Results

2020 Celebration Results

2020 Celebration Results

2020 National Futurity Results

2020 National Futurity Template

TWHYA Summer Splash Results

TWHYA Summer splash Results

East Tennessee Trainers’ Results

East Tennessee Trainers’ Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Ellynor Fayth Thompson

Ellynor Fayth Thompson was born on March 28, 2021. She was the daughter of Curtis Thompson of Longs, South Carolina and Kendra Hicks of Corbin, Kentucky. Others surviving include her grandparents, Kenny and Regina Hicks of Corbin; Jody and Sandy Livingston and Ricky Thompson all of Longs; her great-grandparents, Jack and Norma Young of Jellico,
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Obituary – Melvin McCormick

Shelbyville resident, Mr. Thomas Melvin McCormick, Sr., age 67, passed away April 19, 2021, at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice Compassus. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel and burial followed at Cothran Cemetery in Rover. Melvin was born on May 28, 1953, in
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Obituary – Judy Young

Judy Tillett Young, of the Wheel Community in Bedford County, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 67 years old. Judy was born on July 23, 1953, in Shelbyville, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Joe Charles and Dorothy Jean Garner Tillett. Judy
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Obituary – Jeff Willis

Jeffery Keith “Jeff” Willis, a resident of Belfast, TN, passed away Thursday, April 8th, 2021, at the age of 56. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 11th, at Jeffcoat Funeral Home in Tallassee, AL, with Rev. Todd Smith officiating. Burial followed in Carrville Cemetery. Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Willis. He
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Obituary – Deedy Decker

Deedy Sue Decker of Shelbyville, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2021 at the age of 80. She was born in Mexico, Missouri on July 25, 1940, and was a resident of Omaha, Nebraska before making Shelbyville, Tennessee her home. She was a legend in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry
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Obituary – Thomas Loid

Thomas “Tommy” Earl Loid III, age 32, passed away Saturday March 20, 2021 at his residence in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Bowling Green native was the son of Tommy Loid Jr. and Robin Jones Loid, and husband of Krista Loid. He was preceded in death by a sister McKenzi Loid, and both grandfathers, Thomas Loid
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Obituary- John Earl “Hoppy” Brown Jr.

John “Hoppy” Earl Brown, Jr., age 72, of Cedar Bluff, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the Maple Grove Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Home in Lebanon, Virginia following a lengthy battle with cancer. Hoppy was born August 31, 1948 in Richlands, Virginia and was the son of the late John Earl Brown,
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Obituary – Anne Kellam Nicks Williams Rochelle

Anne Kellam Nicks Williams Rochelle, born September 17th, 1930, passed away on March 30th, 2021. Widow of the late James M. Rochelle, she was born and raised in Dickson, Tennessee, the daughter of Carl and Ida Clement Nicks. She was a 1948 graduate of the Ward-Belmont Preparatory School in Nashville. After marrying the late Dr.
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Equine Obituary – Jammin’ For Keeps

The Scoop has learned of the passing of Reserve World Champion, Jammin’ For Keeps, affectionately known as Jammin’. This talented mare passed away at Cedar Tree Farms. She was sired by Cash For Keeps and out of Strawberry Jam. Under the direction of Chet Mills, Jammin’ found great success and would reach the pinnacle of
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Equine Obituary – Watch It Now

Watch It Now, the 2009 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse has passed away due to complications from colic. He was sired by The Skywatch and was out of Bo-Mar’s Pride of Jubilee. Jack Littrell and Steve Roberts of Florence Alabama bred and raised the World Grand Champion. Joe Martin trained the stallion for most
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Obituary – Missy Grider

Missy Grider of Columbia, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her home. She was 50 years old. She was preceded in death by her father, Ken Hatcher, her step-father, Stanley Lawson, one brother Brent Hatcher and one sister, Pamela Hatcher. Missy was a member of Columbia Christian Church. She served as office manager
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Obituary- Lonnie Messick

James Lonnie Messick, a resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at the age of 78. A native of Rutherford County, Tennessee, he was preceded in death by his parents, James Wiley and Mary Todd Messick; and sons, Brian Patrick and John Michael Messick. Funeral services will
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Obituary Rusty Hyneman

William Russell “Rusty” Hyneman was born on July 25, 1964, in Kansas City, Missouri to parents John and Jeanne Cox Hyneman. He and his brother Kevin were raised in the Memphis area and attended Southaven High School and Memphis State University. Rusty had an infectious energy, and was always entertaining and made sure everyone around
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Obituary Harvey Reavis

Harvey Hunter Reavis passed away on Tuesday, December 8th at Duke University Hospital at the age of 77. He was born on February 10, 1943 in Henderson, North Carolina to parents Archie Reavis Sr. and Nannie Floyd Reavis. Hunter attended Middleburg School in Vance County, North Carolina and later attended Elon University. He worked as
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Obituary – Joe Frank Campbell

Joe Frank Campbell passed away November 2, 2020, at his home at his home after a short illness. He was born July 16, 1943 the son of Adam and Idella Leach Campbell. A native of Cannon County, he lived in the Porterfield Community. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Ann Bingham
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