News

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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ETWHA Ladies Auxiliary Hosts Show

NEWPORT, TN- The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association Ladies Auxiliary hosted a horse show on August 10th. It was a typical hot summer evening with a large number attending. Jeff Green marked the cards as judge. The 30-class event offered places for Walking and Racking Horses.  Mike Carter directed I’m Tom Thumb to the Walking
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Celebration Dog Show

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary is hard at work preparing for the upcoming Celebration. One of the highlights at each year’s show is the Celebration’s Dog Show, “Paws For Cause”. This event will take place on Sunday, August 25th at 1:00PM in the Calsonic Arena. Please note that members of the auxiliary will meet prior
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WHTA Announces Board Meeting

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Association Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, August 20th at 4:00PM. The General Membership will meet at 6:00PM with guest speaker and Lobbyist, Jeff Speaks. The topic of discussion will be the legal issues and the industry. The general public is invited to attend. Both meetings will take place at
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Celebration To Award Neck Ribbons

Those attending the 81st Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will be introduced to something new that The Celebration has never done. Each preliminary class winner will receive a neck ribbon, as well as the traditional bridle blue ribbon.

Press Release from the Humane Society of the United States

August 14, 2019 The HSUS, HSLF file lawsuit to compel USDA to reinstate rule necessary to save horses from soring WASHINGTON D.C. — Today the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund filed a lawsuit in federal court against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking to compel the agency to reinstate a final
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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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Scoop Error

The Scoop sends our apologies to Donna Byard for incorrectly listing her Money Tree Classic Reserve win as the winner, and for incorrectly spelling her name.

East Tennessee Ladies Auxiliary Show

The ETWHA Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show will be held August 10th at Newport Fairgrounds. Gates will open at 3:00 and the show will begin at 6:00. Contact Person – Sandy Epling 423-312-6981.

TWHYA Will Host 1st Annual Horse Bowl

The Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Association is proud to announce the 1st Annual Horse Bowl will be held on August 25th. This will take place during the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. Participants will be divided in two divisions; Junior Division (4th-8th grades) and Senior Division (9th-12th grades). The top two teams, along with the
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Horses Walk On in Kentucky

BROADHEAD, KY- On Friday, July 19th Broadhead, Kentucky welcomed some of the area’s finest Tennessee Walking Horses and Racking Horses to the Walking For Hope Horse Show. Kentucky shows are growing by leaps and bounds and this horse show is no exception. Serving as corporate sponsors of this event were Cottonwood Farms of Corbin, Kentucky
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PAST Act Passes House… Now Faces Senate

On Thursday, July 25th the United States House of Representatives successfully voted to pass the PAST Act legislation (Preventing All Soring Tactics). Before it becomes a bill, it has to pass the Senate. Leading the sponsorship on the bill were the following: Chris Collins (R-NY), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Ted Yoho (R-FL), Ron Estes (R-KS), Steve
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Walking Horse Source

The Walking Horse Source An innovative way to showcase our breed The Walking Horse Source invited up and coming World Grand Champion trainer and rider Blaise Broccard to give everyone a behind the scenes look at a training barn of the great Tennessee Walking Horse by having them post on their account to their unique
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El Nino’s Dark Knight Battles to the Blue

OWINGSVILLE, KY- The Owingsville Lions Club hosted their annual Walking and Racking Horse Show on July 5th and 6th. Three judges accepted the responsibility of choosing the best in each class. Those serving in that position were Gary Fields, Daniel Carmichael and Brent Carter. The two-day show started off with a bang for Julie George
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Celebration Adds Wednesday Morning Class

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has announced the addition of a class on Wednesday morning, August 21st. Class 7A will be Owner/Amateur Riders on Three Year Old Country Pleasure Walking Horses, Optional Tack.

PWHAT Reschedules Show

The recent PWHAT Jamboree that took place at Woodbury on July 20th was cancelled after storms arrived. 25 classes were completed and the remainder of the show has been rescheduled for October 19th at MacGregor Farms in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Please note that the PWHAT Oktoberfest Show that was originally scheduled for October 19th will now
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Show 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

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

PWHAT Fun Show Results

PWHAT Fun Show Results

NC Spring Show Results

NC Spring Show Results

Manchester Lions Club Results

Manchester Lions Club Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary – Ernest Upton

Ernest Lee Upton, age 64 of Shelbyville, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019. He was born in McMinnville on March 10, 1955 to the late Carson Walker and Betty Sue (Kell) Upton. Ernest had been a professional Tennessee Walking Horse trainer since high school graduation, Even as a youngster he enjoyed working with horses.
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OBITUARY- BERLIN CARLSON ROBINETTE

Mr. Berlin Carlson Robinette age 70 of New Tazewell, Tennessee was born September 4, 1948 and passed away at his home on April 17, 2019. He was a Vietnam Veteran of the Air Force for 6 years surviving as a flight engineer. He attended Sheppard Air Force Base Flight School. He earned several awards for
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Obituary- Debby Harris

Debora Lester Brandon Harris age 69, of Lebanon, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee surrounded by her loving family. She received her Heavenly Wings with her girls and husband of 39 years by her side holding her hand and praying with her. She was born May
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Obituary- Nellie Brantley

Graveside services for Mrs. Nellie Jay Brantley, age 93, of Wartrace, Tennessee were conducted on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Bro. Tom Brantley officiating. Visitation with the family was held at Manchester Funeral Home prior to the service.. Mrs. Brantley passed away on Thursday, March 21th at McArthur Manor in
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Obituary- Mina Seaton

Mina Elrod Seaton, age 83, passed away at her residence March 18, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County, Tennessee and attended Mt. Herman Baptist Church. Mina worked at Murfreesboro Bank and Trust, Southeastern Tire and was a Walking Horse enthusiast. Mina was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Pauline Harris
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Obituary – Betty Hurt Smith

Betty Jo Stinson Hurt Smith passed away at Methodist Medical Center Thursday February 21, 2019. She was 84 years old. Betty was born in Falkville, Alabama on September 20, 1934 to Kenneth and Allie Tillery Stinson. She attended Oak Ridge High School where she was a cheerleader. Betty was founder and owner/operator of Apex Office
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Obituary – Bill Chapman

WILLIAM REYNOLDS CHAPMAN, III, (Bill) a resident of Huntsville, Alabama, and formerly of Troy, Alabama, went home to be with the Lord on February 24, 2019, after a brief illness with cancer. Dr. Chapman was born May 26, 1953, to William Reynolds Chapman, Jr. (W.R.) and Octavia Windham Chapman (Hootie) of Troy. He was preceded
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Equine Obituary- The Phantom Menace

The Phantom Menace passed away February 24, 2019. The 19 year owned was owned and loved by Thom Meek. He was sired by Masquerading and out of the Hytone’s Energizer mare, Black Cotton. Before Meek took ownership, The Phantom Menace was owned by Dee Dee Sale. He began his show career in 2002 as a
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Obituary – John Raymond Schmidt

Funeral services for John Raymond Schmidt, age 81, of Normandy, were held February 8, 2019, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Pastor Jamie Pine officiating. Burial followed at Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Schmidt passed from this life Monday, February 4, 2019, at Community Care of Rutherford County. Born July 26, 1937, in Brooklyn,
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