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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 – Donald Hendrick

James Donald Hendrick, of Bowling Green, Kentucky went peacefully to meet his Heavenly Father on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his residence. He was 79 years old. The Warren County native was a son of the late Elmore and Vera Mae Bunch Hendrick. He is preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Hendrick; a nephew,
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Obituary Priscilla Ann Talley

Priscilla Ann Talley, age 68, of Baileyton, Alabama, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019. She was born on July 15, 1951 in Cullman County to Hershell and Dorothy Talley. She served as secretary and treasurer for Lystra Baptist Church for several years. Priscilla enjoyed showing Tennessee Walking Horses. She is survived by her fiancée,
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A Review of Methods for Detecting Soreness in Horses

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 500 Fifth Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001 | T. 202.334.2000 Press release, September 19, 2019 Project Scope: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene an ad hoc committee of equine veterinarians and experts with relevant experience and appropriate professional certifications or academic degrees
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Obituary – Kathy Zeis

The Walking Horse industry is heartbroken by the passing of World Grand Champion rider Kathy Zeis. Katherine Peebles Zeis was born on November 26, 1945 and departed this world on September 23, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, September 27, 2019, at First United Methodist Church. A Gathering of Friends followed at
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Editor’s Correction

On page 22 of our previous edition, Knock Down Drag Out was listed as the Five Year Old Reserve World Grand Champion by mistake. Nip Of Gin and Dee Yoder were the Reserve World Grand Champions and we apologize for this error.

Obituary – Willis D. Bowman

Willis D. Bowman passed away peacefully at his home Friday, September 20th surrounded by his loving family. He was 94. Mr. Bowman was born in Greeneville, TN, on November 6, 1924, to the late Russell and Bessie Bowman. He graduated from Camp Creek High School and East Tennessee State College. Willis served in World War
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Celebration Officials Release Tunica Information

Workers are currently making plans to make this year’s Tunica Fall Classic the best. The show will take place on October 31st, November 1st, and 2nd at the Paul Battle Arena in Tunica, Mississippi. TWHNC officials are pleased to announce the host hotel for the 2019 Tunica Fall Classic will be the Gold Strike Casino
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SHOW Changes Park Performance Shoeing Standards

Press Release from SHOW HIO The SHOW HIO has changed the shoeing regulations in the Park Performance division to a maximum of 1 ¼” instead of the current 1” maximum in the current rulebook. The change will be effective immediately and will be reflected in the new SHOW HIO rulebook when it is released. The
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Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet

Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet – October 25-26, 2019

Barn Hopping in Bedford

Division A (Horses stabled on Celebration Grounds) 1st- Dry Dock Stables 2nd- Leatherwood Farm 3rd- Leigh Stuart Stables   Division B (Horses not stabled on Celebration Grounds, one to six) 1st- Tintern Abby Farm 2nd- Sunset Farms Tintern Abby Farms also received the Mayor’s Awards chosen by Shelbyville Mayor, Wallace Cartwright and Bedford County Mayor,
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Judges Announced for Fall Shows

October 2-5, 2019 has been set aside for the 35th Annual SSHBEA World Championship Horse Show. This event will take place at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville. Accepting the task of judging are Eric Barrett, Linda Kay McCarley and Jennifer Stembridge. The North Carolina Championship Horse Show will take place on October 3-5, 2019 at
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WHTA Host Blue Ribbon Yearling Sale

The 3rd Annual WHTA Blue Ribbon Yearling Sale was a very successful event held on August 30th and 31st during the recent 81st Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. The sale took place at the historic Wiser Farm on Lewisburg Highway in Shelbyville. Some of the industry’s leading sires had offspring bringing some high bids.
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Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary Takes Center Stage

The WHT Auxiliary plays a vital role in the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry. Each member volunteers to positively promote the breed by work and fundraising. Traditionally each year at The Celebration, Auxiliary Night means awards and recognitions. This year was no different as center ring became center stage for this group. The Merit Award is
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Betty Sain Makes Celebration Appearance

Famed Walking Horse trainer Betty Sain visited friends on August 28th at The Celebration. Sain was 23 when she rode into the history books as the first female trainer to win the Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Championship. She directed Shaker’s Shocker to the title in 1966.

Show 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

Baileyton Results

Baileyton Results

Pulaski Results

Pulaski Results

Marshall County Horseman’s Asscoiation Results

Marshall County Horseman’s Asscoiation Results

Cornersville Results

Cornersville Results

Woodbury Lions Club Results

Woodbury Lions Club Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Money Tree Classic Results

Christmas In July Results

Christmas In July Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

White County Open Results

White County Open Results

Upper Cumberland Results

Upper Cumberland Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Donald Hendrick

James Donald Hendrick, of Bowling Green, Kentucky went peacefully to meet his Heavenly Father on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his residence. He was 79 years old. The Warren County native was a son of the late Elmore and Vera Mae Bunch Hendrick. He is preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Hendrick; a nephew,
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Obituary Priscilla Ann Talley

Priscilla Ann Talley, age 68, of Baileyton, Alabama, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019. She was born on July 15, 1951 in Cullman County to Hershell and Dorothy Talley. She served as secretary and treasurer for Lystra Baptist Church for several years. Priscilla enjoyed showing Tennessee Walking Horses. She is survived by her fiancée,
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Obituary – Kathy Zeis

The Walking Horse industry is heartbroken by the passing of World Grand Champion rider Kathy Zeis. Katherine Peebles Zeis was born on November 26, 1945 and departed this world on September 23, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, September 27, 2019, at First United Methodist Church. A Gathering of Friends followed at
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Obituary – Willis D. Bowman

Willis D. Bowman passed away peacefully at his home Friday, September 20th surrounded by his loving family. He was 94. Mr. Bowman was born in Greeneville, TN, on November 6, 1924, to the late Russell and Bessie Bowman. He graduated from Camp Creek High School and East Tennessee State College. Willis served in World War
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Obituary – Doug Wolaver

The Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of three-time World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse trainer and lifelong farmer Doug Wolaver. At the age of 81, he passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at his home in Diana. Doug was a quiet spoken man who simply minded his own business, but was always willing to
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Equine Obituary- WGC Repeats Color Me In

5/2/2003-8/14/19 Raised by Kasey Kesselring, “Whitey” was a once in a lifetime mare that took many children to the winners’ circle safely, including Kailin Kesselring’s first set of roses at the Spotted Championships. From a broodmare, to a lesson horse at Montverde Academy in Florida, to a safe show ring mount for any level rider,
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Obituary – Coy Claxton

Mr. Coy Allen Claxton of Shelbyville, Tennessee died Monday, August 26, 2019. He was 82 years old. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, August 29th, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Joe Calvert officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Coy, a native of Bedford County, was a Walking Horse trainer who loved working
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Obituary – Haley Tillman

Mary Haley Tillman, age 45, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019. Haley Tillman was born on August 14, 1974 in Pulaski, Tennessee and was a lifelong resident of Giles County. She was a loving and devoted mother to her two daughters, Allison Paige Holley of Pulaski and Morgan Allana Holley of Murfreesboro. Her greatest
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James Wallace Brandon Obituary

James Wallace Brandon age 92, of Shelbyville, Tennessee passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born December 11, 1926 in Akron, Ohio.  Wallace was a graduate of Woodbury High School in Woodbury, Tennessee.  He was always adamant and faithful to attend his Sunday morning
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Equine Obituary Prime Poison

Bruce and Robin MacDonald have announced the passing of their beloved black pony, Prime Pioison. The 19 year old passed away at the end of July at Joe Fleming Stables. This remarkable horse was sired by Poison and out of the Magic Fashion KW mare, Prime Fable. His career resume was quite incredible as it
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Obituary- Kevin Penick

Kevin Penick took his final breath on June 29, 2019 while surrounded by his loved ones. His family will miss him dearly, but know he is now pain free and enjoying his heavenly reward after battling cancer for the past five years. A resident of Summerville, South Carolina, Kevin was the son of Everett Lamar
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Equine Obituary – Command & Control

2/15/2001 – 6/10/19 Command & Control, the Two-time World Grand Champion owned and loved by Sheryl Crawford, passed away on June 10, 2019 due to complications from colic. He was 18 years old. Fred, as he was affectionately called, was enjoying his first year in the pasture as a retired champion. Sheryl Crawford loved her
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Equine Obituary – My Rockstar

Sarah Coffee Burks has announced the passing of her beloved four year old stallion, My Rockstar. Rockstar lived a short life, but Burks was quick to say that in his four short years, he certainly brought nothing but joy to all the lives he touched. The beautiful black pony was euthanized on Tuesday, June 18,
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Equine Obituary- Cut A Rug

The Scoop is saddened to learn about the passing of World Champion Cut A Rug. He was a wonderful ambassador of the Tennessee Walking Horse. At age 22, he was laid to rest at Bottoms Stables on June 5th. Under the Formac Stables banner, Jimmy McConnell started Cut A Rug for Bob and Mary Medina.
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Obituary- Brenda Tyree

Brenda L. Tyree of Rocky Mount, Virgina was born July 21, 1947 and passed from this life on Friday, June 14, 2019. She was 71 years old. Preceding her in death were her father Walter L. Tyree, mother Christine Tyree and granddaughter, Ashley Trail. Brenda is survived by her sister: Rebecca McCall, sons: Todd Carter,
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