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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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Corner Cleaners

Corner cleaners will be closed Thursday July 4, 2019. They will reopen at 6:00 am on Friday. Just giving everyone a heads up when dropping off their riding suits!

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release – June 20, 2019: An immediate change has been made in the HPA Section and Divisions and Class Rules and Requirements Section of the SHOW Rule Book. These changes will be put into implementation beginning July 3, 2019. The changes are below and if a violation is found, a penalty of 1
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July Horse Shows Announce Judges

July 18-20 Waynesville Charity Horse Show- Judge Rodney Dick Haywood County Fairgrounds in Waynesville, NC Contact Person: Carol Missildine 919-995-1781 July 19 Cornersville Lions Club Horse Show- Judge Jamie Bradshaw Lions Club Horse Show Grounds in Cornersville, TN Contact Person: Bobby McDaniel 931-993- 3237 July 20 Liz’s Kids Horse Show- Judge Dean Byard Moore County
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PWHAT Releases Jamboree Information

PWHAT JAMBOREE This years’ Jamboree will be held on July 20, 2019 under the lights at the Cannon County Fairgrounds in Woodbury, TN. The Versatility classes will start at 5:00 pm and the Rail classes will start at 6:00 pm. This is a formal dress show. Barr Studios will be on hand to get those
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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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Welcome to the World!

Garrett and Madison Scarborough have happily announced the birth of their son Everett Welles Scarborough. He entered the world on Wednesday, June 5th weighing 6 pounds 6 ounces and measured 20 inches long. The Scoop congratulates the growing Scarborough Family.

WHOA 41st Annual International Judges

The Walking Horse Owners Association has released the names of the judges who will be marking the cards at the 2019 41st Annual International Pleasure & Colt Championship. They are as follows: Linda Arnold of Gig Harbor, Washington Gary Feltner of Cedar Creek, Texas Kevin Gilliam of Oxford, North Carolina Danielle Johnson of Cookeville, Tennessee

Woodbury Announces Judge

Russ Thompson has been selected to judge this year’s Woodbury Lions Club Horse Show. This horse show traditionally concludes the busy Fourth of July weekend of shows.  It will take place on Saturday, July 6th at the Woodbury Fairgrounds in Woodbury, Tennessee. Show time is 5:00 PM.

Belfast Horse Show Rescheduled

Belfast Horse Show is re-scheduled for June 29 do to the weather that is coming our way.

Congratulations Dr. and Mrs. William Bauer

Dr. William Bauer and Maisie McSwain were united in marriage on June 1, 2019. The nuptials took place in Gainesville, Georgia where the couple will reside. The Scoop sends best wishes to the newlyweds and congratulates the Bauer and McSwain families.

Wedding Bells Ring for the Flippins

Dustin and Carmen Flippin were united in marriage in a private ceremony on their family farm in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event took place on Friday, May 24th with only the couple and their two daughters Emory, 10 and Masyn, 6. The Scoop wishes the Flippin Family many blessings in the years to come.

Show 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

Walking for the Future Results

Walking for the Future Results

Southeastern NC Walking & Racking Results

Southeastern NC Walking & Racking Results

The Cajun Classic Results

The Cajun Classic Results

Southern Championship Charity Results

Southern Championship Charity Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

Fast Spring Showcase Results

Trainers Show Results

Trainers Show Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Magnolia Classic Results

Obituaries

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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Obituary – Brenda Dunn

Brenda Dunn, age 65 of Castalian Springs, passed away suddenly February 3, 2019. Brenda was born on March 15, 1953 to the late James Wesley Banes and the late Odie Bell Elliott Banes. She graduated with her nursing degree from the University of Tennessee at Nashville and was a Registered Nurse in the Nashville area
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Obituary – Robert “Bob” Garner

Robert L. (Bob) Garner was born July 16, 1931, the oldest of three children to the late Lillie Iris Lee Garner and William Chester Garner. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee in 1957. In 1959, he received a Certified
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