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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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4B Horse Sale

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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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Engagement Announcement

Love is in the air for Kayla Baucom and Hayden Burks. Hayden popped the question on Monday, December 21st and of course, Kayla’s answer was YES! The Scoop congratulates the newly engaged couple.

WHTA Auxiliary Meeting

WHTA Auxiliary Schedules December Meeting The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary will hold their December meeting on December 29th at 7pm via Zoom. Exhausting members, please be on the lookout for meeting information to come via email. If you do not receive it or you would like to join the Auxiliary, please text 931-580-5085 or email
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WHAO Schedules Horse Shows

The Walking Horse Association of Ohio proudly announces the following show dates for the 2021 show season. WHAO Summer Classic- August 21st MOWHA Ohio Classic- June 18th-19th Indiana Celebration- July 8th-10th

WHAA Releases Event Information

WHO/WHAT: WHAA Barn Party WHEN: Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM WHERE: Elysium at Choose Your Gait Farms 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
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New East Tennessee Horse Show

Plan your Spring getaway to the Smoky Mountains and attend the Walking in the Smokies Horse Show; April 8 -10, 2021 We are so excited about the 1st annual Walking in the Smokies horse show. If you have questions or need additional information contact Tami Triplett (show mgr) 423-612-0345 or Lexie Stinnett 828-550-8520. We hope
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PWHAT Banquet Changes Dates

The Pleasure Walking Horse Association has changed the date of their PWHAT Banquet to March 13, 2021. The original date was January 16th. The location will remain the same.  

Urad Becomes First Female Executive Director for TWHBEA

On Saturday, December 5th, the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) held its annual International Board of Directors’ meeting via Zoom. This was a special day in the organization’s history because Margo Urad began her role as the new Executive Director. She became the first female Executive Director in TWHBEA’s history. Before beginning
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Highway 43 Auction Sale Scheduled

The Highway 43 Auction Company will be hosting their “Walking Into the New Year Catalog Sale” on Saturday, January 2, 2021. This event will take place at Wiser Farm at 10:00 AM. Consignments are now being taken. For more information, contact Dave Roberts- (931)-993-3127 or Mike Tibbs (931)-993-4886.

Welcome to the World

It’s a wonderful life for Justin and Hope Jenne’ as they welcome their third son, Judge Howell Jenne’. Judge was born on December 11, 2020 weighing 7lbs 5oz and measuring 19 ¾ inches long. Big brothers Jagger and Juke are very proud to welcome their baby brother Judge to the family. The Scoop sends our
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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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Welcome Colby Rice

Advertising Sales Representative for Kentucky My name is Colby Rice. I am from Grayson, Kentucky. I was raised by my mother, Lori Lewis along with Donnie Oppenheimer. Both sides of my family go back generations in the Walking and Racking Horse Associations. I have shown padded horses since I was three years old, as well
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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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Show Results

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

Pulaski Results

Pulaski Results

Marshall County Horsemans Association Results

Marshall County Horsemams Association Results

Fayetteville Results

Fayetteville Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary – June Hawkins

The Scoop has learned of the passing of Mrs. Freda June Harris Hawkins who passed away on September 6, 2020. The Lewisburg, Tennessee resident was 85 year old. June Hawkins was born in Maury County to her parents Leroy Harris and Edna Frances Gillum Harris, who both precede her in death. Mrs. Hawkins was the
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Obituary – Elfreed Armstrong

Surrounded by her loving family, Laura Elfreed Shirley Armstrong, 86, of Hickory, North Carolina went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, following a period of declining health. Born March 5, 1934 in Camden, SC, she was the daughter of the late George W. Shirley and Ruth Shirley McKenzie. Elfreed, known to many
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Obituary – Pam Nashton

Pamela Joyce Mayhugh Nashton, 66, passed away after a short illness on August 11, 2020. She was born January 5, 1954 in White House, Tennessee, to Joyce Dickerson and Vernon Mayhugh. She attended White House High School. She married Jeffrey Lee Nashton on December 18, 2000 in Rome, NY. Pamela had a keen eye for
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Obituary – Woodrow Spinks

Woodrow Spinks, 87, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born in Falco, Alabama on August 23, 1933 to E.C. and Della Lundy Spinks and is preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Carolyn Spinks; five brothers: Enoch Spinks, J.C. Spinks, Ray Spinks, Dick Spinks and I. W. Spinks; and four sisters:
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Obituary – Lloyd Cassidy

Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter, Lloyd Cassidy, passed away on September 14, 2020, at the age of 68. He was a resident of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. Mr. Cassidy was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd L. Cassidy and Margaret Hickey Cassidy. Survivors include his wife Nancy Ishmael Cassidy; his children, Jonathan Cassidy (Devony)
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Obituary – Frank McWhorter

Frank “Kentucky Gambler” McWhorter passed away August 31, 2020. He was 72 years old. The Gallatin, Tennessee resident was born September 20, 1947 in Albany, Kentucky to parents Fred and Margie Bell McWhorter. His parents precede him in death, as well as, a son Shane McWhorter and grandson Keith Patton. Survivors include his devoted wife
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