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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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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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Columbia Spring Jubilee Judges

The Columbia Spring Jubilee has selected Derek Bonner, Steve Glidewell and Brent Grider to judge their 70th annual event. The show will be held at the Maury County Park in Columbia, Tennessee on June 3rd – 5th.

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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West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Adds Class

The West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Horse Show management has announced the addition of Class 12A, All Day Pleasure class. The historic show will be held on Friday, May 7th. For More Information contact Vicki Benjamin at 731-694-5188.

PRHTA Show Class Sheet

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Chris Zahnd Chosen to Judge AWHLA Show

The 10th Annual AWHLA Horse Show will be held on May 1 at the Morgan County Celebration Arena.  The Honorable Chris Zahnd will be the judge.  We hope everyone plans to attend.  Proceeds from the show will go to the AWHLA Scholarship Program and Smile-A-Mile.  Please click here for the class sheet AWHLA 10th Annual Horse Show –
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The 2021 Show Year Is Here!

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry is off to a great 2021 year! The start has been so exciting with colt previews and barn parties that get everyone hyped up about the upcoming season. Many have enjoyed getting out and catching up on the latest Scoop of the industry. There have already been many colts sold
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Press Release from TWHNC 3/10/21

CELEBRATION BEGINS SEARCH FOR NEW CEO The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration recently posted its opening for its Chief Executive Officer position. The Celebration has appointed a search committee that has been tasked with updating the job description to better reflect the responsibilities and expectations of the position, advertise the opening and screen the initial
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Medallion Press Release

The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association is proud to once again offer the Youth Medallion Program for the 2021 show season. This class encourages youth riders to learn and become proficient at the canter. It is a great way for our industry to regain the canter, and to reward our youth for achieving
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SHOW, Inc. Releases Information

SHOW will be implementing the straight line walk and full figure 8 in inspection. Please use the diagram below as a visual of what is expected of everyone presenting a horse for inspection.

Trainers’ Show Judges

The WHTA National Trainers’ Show will take place March 18th – 20th at Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Three judges will mark the cards for the three-day event. They are Wayne Dean, Newton Parks and Johnny Puckett.

FAST Spring Showcase

The FAST Spring Showcase has announced the judges for their horse show that will take place April 16th & 17th at Calsonic Arena. Marking the cards will be John Fikes, Newton Parks and Sam Sorrell. For more information about the show’s seating or sponsorships, call 931-580-5085.

Cantrell Stables Welcomes FFA

Bill Cantrell Stables, located in Phenix City, Alabama, recently hosted a tour of their facilities. Those attending the tour were the Future Farmers of America Club from Columbus, Georgia. These FFA members will participate in a state-wide competitive equine competition. Bill and Dee Cantrell were delighted to be part of the 11th and 12th graders
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Show 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

International Championship Results

International Championship Results

Wartrace Results

Wartrace Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary – Gayle Watson

Murray Gayle Watson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Gayle is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anita Watson, his two daughters Kim Watson (Greg) and Gayla Kail (Ben), grandchildren Jacob Watson (Demi), Logan and Connor Johnston, Maggie, Jada, Jack, and Clay Kail, great-grand daughter Jersey Watson. Gayle had many nieces and
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Obituary – Forest H. King, Jr.

Forrest H. King Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born on August 21, 1933 to the late Jane and Forrest H. King Sr. Mr. King is survived by his Children: Ashley B. King, Forrest H. (Chip) King (Kim), John Kenneth (Ken) King (Kelly) and
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Obituary – Christy Kakassy

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of Christy Kakassy. Christy fought hard, but lost her battle with acute myeloid leukemia on October 19, 2020.  A Virtual Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, November 8th at 3:00 PM EST via Zoom. The link to the service will be shared once it becomes available.
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Equine Obituary – Mr. Trump

2xWGC, WC and 2xRWGC Mr. Trump passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 15th after his daily routine workout. The Scoop would like to send our condolences to owners Molly and Taylor Walters and his trainers at Edgar Abernathy Stables. Sired by Lined With Cash and out of She’s Puttin’ On A Show (He’s Puttin’ On
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Equine Obituary – Pride’s Jubilee Encore

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry has experienced a great loss as the 2001 World Grand Champion, Pride’s Jubilee Encore, passed away at age 29. His sire was World Grand Champion Pride’s Jubilee Star and his dam was Lady Fame. Pride’s Jubilee Encore was foaled on April 29, 1991. Kay Dennis and Filey Patterson purchased Encore
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