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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- Bryan Smith

Charles Bryan Smith, age 53, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at Tristar Centennial Medical Center. A visitation was held on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. Heritage Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Born on June 20, 1968, in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Bryan was the son of
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Obituary- Maria Redmond

Maria E. Redmond, 58, of Bethel, Ohio, passed away on August 26, 2021. Maria was born November 27, 1962, in Campbell County, KY to the late John and Beulah Ahlbrand. Maria was the loving wife of John Redmond. Beloved mother of Chris Redmond (Tristie), Tyler Blair (Tracy), Alan Redmond (Meghan), and Dustin Amann (Michelle). Grandmother
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Aged Stallions Walk On

On Saturday, August 28th the evening’s show at The Celebration ended with the traditional Aged Stallions preliminaries to the World Grand Championship. The crowd waited anxiously for each contender to enter the ring. Division A crowned Really Coach? with Rodney Dick in the irons for Denny Russell and Carol Missildine. This win continued their undefeated
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Celebration Events

August 25th *TWHBEA National Futurity at Calsonic Arena August 25th – September 4th *Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration August 27th- 29th *Celebration Food Truck Fair at Farmers’ Market Pavilion August 27th *Layne Leverette & Sons Stables 4th Annual Fish Fry August 28th *Hwy 43 Auction Co. Celebration Super Sale at Wiser Farm *Hats Off to
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Celebration Donates to Schools

The Bedford County School System would like to acknowledge and publicly thank the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Board of Directors for donating tickets to every student, Pre-K through the 12th grade, to attend this year’s Celebration.

Walking Horse Trainer’s Auxiliary Dog Show

Sunday, August 29, 2021 Champions Arena Shelbyville, TN 11:00pm 1. Children’s Costume 2. Trick Dog 3. Puppies – 11 months & Under 4. Mutts – No Pedigree Dogs 5. Children 8 Years & Under and Their Dogs 6. Children 9-17 Years & Their Dogs 7. Classic Dogs – 10 Years & Older 8. Obedience –
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TWHNC Press Release August 6, 2021 Celebration Releases Aged Stallions Splits

The 83rd Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration® will be held August 25-September 4, 2021. The class sheet was revamped for 2021, with several changes made per recommendations by a committee formed by the board of directors. In total, 11 classes were split and for the first time in several years there will be no
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Welcome to the World

Brent and Courtney Grider have announced the arrival of their twin daughters, Logan and Collins Grider. The babies made their grand entrance on Friday, August 5, 2021. Logan weighed 5 lbs. and 8 oz. and was 18 inches in length. Collins weighed 6 lbs. and 1 oz. and was 19 inches in length. Big sister
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Judges Announced for Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show

Show management for the Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show recently announced their judges’ panel for the 2021 event scheduled for October 22nd & 23rd. They are Jeanette Baucom, Robert Cortner and Robbie Spiller. The Alabama Jubilee is a Triple Point Riders’ Cup show. The horse show’s venue is the Morgan County Celebration Arena in Priceville,
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Obituary- Dick Myers

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a legend. Mr. Richard “Dick” Myers, age 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, under the loving care and comfort of his family and Hospice Compassus. A Celebration of Life service was held Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Military honors were provided by
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TWHBEA Declared Candidates

Released August 5, 2021 The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association Board of Directors have released the following for election: Alabama (Elect 1) Rob Cornelius Ford Gates Donna Hill Bill Stricklend California (Elect 1) Ethlyn Montgomery (Lyn) Melvin Madison Parham Sr. Illinois (Elect 1) Michael Horstmann Lance Meisenheimer Kentucky (Elect 2) Sheree Bollinger Carrie
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Obituary – Danny Gattis

Furrs Community-Robert Danny Gattis, 74, departed this life for his life eternal on Monday, August 2, 2021 from his beloved farm/residence in the Furrs Community of Pontotoc County after an extended illness. A big ole fellow with a generous and spirited soul, Danny loved the land and outdoors, his horses, his antique cars, his hot
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The SCWHA Releases Show Information

Beyond our control, Clemson has moved our state show dates from October 22-23 to September 24-25. Please contact Macy Woody for your stall and RV reservation at 704-431-3447. Please plan to attend, show and support our long standing show. Thank you for understanding and we look forward to seeing you on September 24-25, 2021 at
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Equine Obituary- My Little Red Wagon

Two-time Lead Line World Grand Champion, My Little Red Wagon, was humanely euthanized on July 21, 2021 after suffering complications from a broken leg. This pony was owned and loved by The Jake Jacobs Family of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was sired by Bet On Shaker and out of E’s Red Poppy. My Little Red Wagon
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3rd Annual TWHYA Summer Splash Announces Judge Selection and Class Addition

The Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Association (TWHYA) is pleased to announce that they have added a Youth/Youth Pleasure class at their upcoming 3rd Annual Summer Splash Horse Show. In this class, one youth will exhibit the entry the first way of the ring and then dismount, allowing the other youth to exhibit the horse the
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Show Results

TWHBEA Summer Sizzler Results

TWHBEA Summer Sizzler Results

Roger Latham Memorial Results

Roger Latham Memorial Results

Pulaski Red Carpet Results

Pulaski Red Carpet Results

Marshall County Results

Marshall County Results

Putnam County Fair Results

Putnam County Fair Results

Waynesville Charity Results

Waynesville Charity Results

Cornersville Results

Cornersville Results

Woodbury Results

Woodbury Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Christmas in July Results

Christmas in July Results

WHOA Jamboree Results

WHOA Jamboree Results

Liberty Lions Show Results

Liberty Lions Show Results

KWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

KWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

Germantown Show Results

Germantown Show Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Obituaries

Obituary- Bryan Smith

Charles Bryan Smith, age 53, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at Tristar Centennial Medical Center. A visitation was held on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. Heritage Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Born on June 20, 1968, in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Bryan was the son of
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Obituary- Maria Redmond

Maria E. Redmond, 58, of Bethel, Ohio, passed away on August 26, 2021. Maria was born November 27, 1962, in Campbell County, KY to the late John and Beulah Ahlbrand. Maria was the loving wife of John Redmond. Beloved mother of Chris Redmond (Tristie), Tyler Blair (Tracy), Alan Redmond (Meghan), and Dustin Amann (Michelle). Grandmother
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Obituary- Dick Myers

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a legend. Mr. Richard “Dick” Myers, age 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, under the loving care and comfort of his family and Hospice Compassus. A Celebration of Life service was held Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Military honors were provided by
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Equine Obituary- My Little Red Wagon

Two-time Lead Line World Grand Champion, My Little Red Wagon, was humanely euthanized on July 21, 2021 after suffering complications from a broken leg. This pony was owned and loved by The Jake Jacobs Family of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was sired by Bet On Shaker and out of E’s Red Poppy. My Little Red Wagon
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Equine Obituary- I’m Jacked Up Too

I’m Jacked Up Too was born October 1, 2011 in Petersburg, Tennessee. A homegrown baby out of WGC Im All Jacked Up and WGC Miss Teen USA, this gorgeous homozygous stallion caught the eye of Chris Zahnd and Kelly Peevy as a two-year-old. The young colt was purchased and selected to stand at Choose Your
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Equine Obituary- All About That Jose

Harold and Sherry Roberts sadly announce the passing of All About That Jose. The beautiful black stallion passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021 at Leatherwood Farms in Lewisburg, Tennessee due to complications from colic. He was 11 years old. During his show career, he was shown 93 times winning 35 blue ribbons. Those wins
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Obituary – Farrell Hughes

Farrell Hughes, age 89 of Burnsville, went home on Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born February 6th, 1932 in the Brush Creek Community to the late Fonze and Susie Fox Hughes. He began working as a young man logging with his father in the mountains near his childhood home.
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Flag Presentation

4G Farm was recently honored when asked to present the American flag at the Willow Brook Pro-Am Golf Tournament that took place in Manchester, Tennessee. Winky Groover showcased “Old Glory” on World Champion and World Grand Champion Command On Parole. Sheryl Crawford is the proud owner. The Willow Brook Pro-Am Golf Tournament was a charitable
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Obituary – Mike Janeway

Mike Edwin Janeway was born on August 1, 1944, in Maryville, TN. He was the son of Oscar Wiley Janeway and Mildred Montgomery Janeway. Mike’s involvement with horses began when he was an infant, because his grandfather, James Calvin Montgomery, always had horses. Mike began showing horses when he was 13 at the Knoxville Fairgrounds
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Obituary – Susannah Borg

Monticello, Florida resident, Nancy Susannah Schmoe Borg, passed away June 8, 2021 in Gainesville, Florida. She was 68 years old. Susannah was born on September 25, 1952 in Adel, Georgia to the late Nancy Young Schmoe and Charles Woodward Schmoe. She grew up at Blackwater Plantation in Quitman, Georgia raising cattle and showing horses. She
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Obituary Mike Janeway

Mike Edwin Janeway was born on August 1, 1944, in Maryville, TN. He was the son of Oscar Wiley Janeway and Mildred Montgomery Janeway. Mike’s involvement with horses began when he was an infant, because his grandfather, James Calvin Montgomery, always had horses. Mike began showing horses when he was 13 at the Knoxville Fairgrounds
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Obituary Susannah Borg

Monticello, Florida resident, Nancy Susannah Schmoe Borg, passed away June 8, 2021 in Gainesville, Florida. She was 68 years old. Susannah was born on September 25, 1952 in Adel, Georgia to the late Nancy Young Schmoe and Charles Woodward Schmoe. She grew up at Blackwater Plantation in Quitman, Georgia raising cattle and showing horses. She
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Equine Obituary – I’m A Hustler

I’m A Hustler passed away on April 24, 2021. The gentle giant was recently purchased by The Jake Jacobs Family for Ally Jo’s Equitation partner under the training and instruction of Leigh Stuart. He was big, beautiful and kind and took many of his riders to the winners’ circle, helping them become world champion equestrians.
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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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