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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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Correction

The Smoke Signal is owned by Dr. Mindee and Brad Pruitt or Tupelo, MS. He was the National Spotted Horse Association Amateur Four Year Old & Over World Grand Champion. Elvis is trained by Daniel Forman at South Wind Stables.

WHOA Press Releases

WHOA Announces Show Changes The Walking Horse Owners Association announces some exciting changes for the upcoming 2022 show year. They would like to announce that WHOA will sponsor the “Southern Belle Walking Horse Show” scheduled for March 10-12, 2022. The host venue will be the Georgia Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, Georgia 30013.
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TWHBEA Press Release

Jack G. Heffington, TWHBEA President announced the hiring of Thomas Derickson as the Chief Financial Officer of TWHBEA effective November 17, 2021. Derickson received his B.S. degree from MTSU with a major in finance and a minor in business administration where he maintained a GPA of 3.5. He has extensive ties to the Tennesee Walking
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Obituary – Michael Anthony Todd

Michael Anthony Todd, age 52 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee died Friday November 12, 2021. Mr. Todd was a native of Rutherford County and was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Ann Adams Todd. He worked for Jacobs Construction and enjoyed trail riding with his horse. Mr. Todd is survived by his son, Casey Todd; father,
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Mikey’s Motors donates to Celebration

Mike and Chris Williamson with Mikey’s Motors recently donated a utility cart to The Celebration. The cart is street legal, enclosed and has heat and air. It will be used by Celebration staff throughout the course of the year and for different reason on the showgrounds. Mikey’s Motors is located in both Murfreesboro and Franklin.
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Save the Date

The annual WHAO awards banquet will be held February 19, 2022 at A La Cart, Canfield, Ohio. More details to come.!

Obituary- Mickey Ewing

The Scoop sends our heartfelt condolences to Paulette Ewing, a longtime employee of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association and the Voice Magazine editor. Paulette recently lost her husband Mickey Ewing to an extended illness. Michael Hunter “Mickey” Ewing, age 64, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at his residence. He was
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Obituary- Wayne Tharp

Mr. Wayne Edwin Tharp, 81, of Hohenwald, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at NHC Maury. Wayne was born on January 30, 1940, to Clyde Tharp and Imogene (Poore) Tharp. Wayne grew up in Lewis County and has been a life-long resident. After graduating from Lewis County High School, he began working as a surveyor for
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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR NCWHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The North Carolina Walking Horse Association has announced they are taking nominations for their Board of Directors positions. The following list of names is who has expiring terms on the Board of Directors. Derek Bonner John Callicutt Robert Deutsch Allen Dickerson Audrey Safriet Ginger Williams The following remain on the board: Amy Abee Chad Adams
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KWRHTA Awards Banquet

The KWRHTA Awards Banquet and General Membership Meeting will be held at Bright Leaf Golf Resort in Harrodsburg, Ky on Friday, December 3, 2021 AT 5:30 PM.

TWHBEA Election Results

2021 BOD Election Results

TWHBEA Press \Release

Jack Heffington, President of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association (TWHBEA), has announced that TWHBEA, to serve its members better and promote the Tennessee Walking Horse, has created a new position of Director of Programs and Horse Show Development. This new position is a response to the renewed excitement and interest in the
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Obituary – Hugh Parker

Walking Horse enthusiast Hugh Henderson Parker, 86, of Winchester, Tennessee., died Friday, October 15, 2021, at Ascension St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Parker is survived by his two daughters, Mary Parker Bernard, of Nashville, and Laura Parker Zontek, of Winchester, and their husbands, Chris Bernard and Tommy Zontek, respectively. Mr. Parker is
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Tennessee Walking Horses Participate At EQUITANA USA

EQUITANA USA is a horse lover’s paradise. It is a gathering of all horse breeds, professionals from each breed and individuals of all ages that are eager to learn as much as they can about their favorite horse. This year’s event took place at the historic Kentucky Horse Park on October 1st-3rd. The Tennessee Walking
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Obituary – Jack Greene

Jack Harris Greene, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee died Saturday, October 9, 2021. He was 81 years old. Jack was a native of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and was preceded in death by his parents, Hillard Green and Eura Higginbotham Green. Jack was a professional photographer; for many years was the center ring photographer for the Tennessee Walking Horse
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Show Results

WHTA Fall Classic Show Results

WHTA Fall Classic Show Results

Walking For Angels Show Results

Walking For Angels Show Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

Dix River Classic Results

Dix River Classic Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

The National Results

The National Results

RHBAA World Celebration Results

RHBAA World Celebration Results

North Carolina Championship Results

North Carolina Championship Results

Appalachian Championships Results

Appalachian Championships Results

VWRHOA Show Results

VWRHOA Show Results

NSSHA Show Results

NSSHA Show Results

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

Clemson South Carolina Show Results

Clemson South Carolina Show Results

2021 National Futurity Results

2021 National Futurity Results

2021 TWHNC Results

2021 TWHNC Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Michael Anthony Todd

Michael Anthony Todd, age 52 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee died Friday November 12, 2021. Mr. Todd was a native of Rutherford County and was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Ann Adams Todd. He worked for Jacobs Construction and enjoyed trail riding with his horse. Mr. Todd is survived by his son, Casey Todd; father,
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Obituary- Mickey Ewing

The Scoop sends our heartfelt condolences to Paulette Ewing, a longtime employee of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association and the Voice Magazine editor. Paulette recently lost her husband Mickey Ewing to an extended illness. Michael Hunter “Mickey” Ewing, age 64, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at his residence. He was
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Obituary- Wayne Tharp

Mr. Wayne Edwin Tharp, 81, of Hohenwald, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at NHC Maury. Wayne was born on January 30, 1940, to Clyde Tharp and Imogene (Poore) Tharp. Wayne grew up in Lewis County and has been a life-long resident. After graduating from Lewis County High School, he began working as a surveyor for
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Obituary – Hugh Parker

Walking Horse enthusiast Hugh Henderson Parker, 86, of Winchester, Tennessee., died Friday, October 15, 2021, at Ascension St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Parker is survived by his two daughters, Mary Parker Bernard, of Nashville, and Laura Parker Zontek, of Winchester, and their husbands, Chris Bernard and Tommy Zontek, respectively. Mr. Parker is
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Obituary – Jack Greene

Jack Harris Greene, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee died Saturday, October 9, 2021. He was 81 years old. Jack was a native of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and was preceded in death by his parents, Hillard Green and Eura Higginbotham Green. Jack was a professional photographer; for many years was the center ring photographer for the Tennessee Walking Horse
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Equine Obituary- King Of Blues

World Champion King Of Blues was put to rest on September 15, 2021 after an accident traveling to the Racking Horse Celebration. King Of Blues was a Walking World Champion prior to being purchased by the Kiser family where he went on to win numerous world Championship titles under the direction of Bryan Barnhill of
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Obituary – Keith Cook

Vernon Keith “The Godfather” Cook, age 66, of Shelbyville, TN passed suddenly from this life Saturday, October 9, 2021, at his home. A native of Bedford County, Keith was born May 19, 1955, to the late Jesse Vernon and Wilda Faye Russell Cook. He is preceded in death by his 1st wife, Monica Dawn Parsons
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Obituary – Joe Fostek

The Scoop is saddened to hear of the passing of Walking Horse suppprter Joe Fostek. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Scoop sends our heartfelt condolences to Janice Fostek and  all who loved Joe.

Obituary- Harold Roberts

Harold Roberts of Van Buren, Missouri, born in Hale, Missouri, passed away on September 12, 2021, at the age of 83, leaving behind his beloved family and friends. He was predeceased by : his parents, Bernice Roberts (Gilford) and Floyd Roberts (Hoss); and his sister Harlene Mitchell. He is survived by : his wife Sherry
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Obituary- Ronnie Campbell

Ronald “Ronnie” Campbell, age 67 of Shelbyville, passed from this life Friday, September 24, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after an extended illness. Born August 11, 1954 in Whitwell, TN, he was the son of the late Dempsey and Johnnie Seay Meeks Campbell. Along with his parents Ronnie was preceded in death by: 1st
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Obituary – Scott Adcock

Michael Scott Adcock, 69, of York, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, August 30, 2021. Born in Meadville, he was the son of the late, Oreon M. “Odie” and Carmella M. Bonelli Adcock. Scott was the loving husband of Susan G. Lindberg Adcock, and they
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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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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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