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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Obituary – Kassie Plemons

Funeral for Kasaundera Plemons, 43, of Decatur was held Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 5:00 PM. Ms. Plemons, who passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, in Decatur of natural causes , was born, November 14, 1976, to Chris Plemons and Jeannie Plemons. Survivors include: 2 sons – Garrett Plemons, Braxton Wilson
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East Tennessee Horse Sale

The East Tennessee 4B Horse Sale for gaited horses will take place Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Walter State Expo Center in White Pine, Tennessee. This Woods Livestock Auction will be accepting Tennessee Walking Horses, Spotted Saddle Horses, Racking Horses, National Spotted Saddle Horses, as well as many other breeds. Gaited Mules will also
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GWHEA Banquet

Walking Horse riders, trainers and owners in the “Peach State” of Georgia need to make plans to attend the GWHEA Awards’ Banquet. This grand event will take place at the Monroe Country Club in Monroe. For more information about this banquet or the association, contact Jack Kirk at jackkirk218@gmail.com. This will take place on February
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Keeping In Touch with FAST

Sadie Fowler, the new Director of Advancement of FAST Inc., is making it much easier to stay on top of the current Tennessee Walking Horse Industry news. Interested participants should submit an email containing their NAME, PHONE NUMBER, and MAILING ADRESS to Sadie at FAST_Fowler@mail.com. This submission will put you on the list to receive
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Kentucky Horse Sale

If you are in the market to buy a new Tennessee Walking Horse or possibly sell, then you should take note of the popular Kentucky After Christmas Sale. This annual event has encountered some great and talented horses. It will be held on January 31st and February 1st at the All Tech Arena in Lexington.
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KWHA Makes High Point Announcement

The KWHA, Kentucky Walking Horse Association, recognizes high point winners at their banquet each year. This association is also vital, as it manages the Kentucky Celebration Horse Show. In early January, information was sent to all show managers affiliated with the KWHA. The annual affiliation fee will cover the following: The show listed in the
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PWHAT Membership

Join Now for 2020 There are lots of good reasons to join PWHAT! Here are just a few: multiple horse shows with high points and awards at the end of the year, organized trail rides throughout the year, and clinics and other educational opportunities. There are many opportunities where we can join together to enjoy
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Scholarship Applicants Now Accepted

The Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association has announced a $500 Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant meeting the following requirements: *high school junior, senior or college student under the age of 24 *member of the Smoky Mountain or East Tennessee Walking Horse Associations for 1 year before the April 1st deadline *demonstrate
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SHOW Judge’s Clinic

SHOW will be hosting a clinic for all licensed SHOW judges and new judge applicants on Saturday, February 15th at 9:00am. The clinic will take place in the Blue Ribbon Circle located at The Celebration in Shelbyville.

Winter Mixer

Stonewall Farm, along with trainers Jessica Hlebak and David Mast, will host their 3rd Annual Mid-Winter Mixer on Saturday, February 8th. This will be a great time of fellowship, fun, food and of course horses. The event will begin at 9:30am and end at 2:00pm with lunch being served at noon. There will also be
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WHOA Calendar

Schooling Show March 7, 2020 New to the show ring world, this show is for beginning riders and horses. Coaching is allowed from the side ring. Helmets required for children 11 and under. Casual Attire (Collared shirt, long pants & boots) WHOA Judges Clinic March 7, 2020 Refresher course for current or aspiring judges  

WHOA Banquet

February 8, 2020 will be a busy day for WHOA members. The annual membership meeting will take place at the Mary Miller Club Room at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro. That same evening will be the WHOA Awards’ Banquet held at the James Union Building on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. For
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Equine Obituary – More of the Dollar

June, 2004 – December, 2019 More Of The Dollar was started in Kentucky by Mike Thomas and sold to the Bob Adcock Family as a two year old. He was placed in training with Charlie Green, beginning his long and successful show ring career. His first appearance at The Celebration was as a two year
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Show Results

Walking For The Angels Results

Walking For The Angels Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Liz’s Kids Horse Show Results

Liz’s Kids Horse Show Results

White Pine, Tennessee Results

White Pine, Tennessee Results

South Carolina Championships Results

South Carolina Championships Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

Alabama Jubilee Results

Racking Horse World Celebration Results

Racking Horse World Celebration Results

North Carolina Championship Results

North Carolina Championship Results

Baileyton, AL Results

Baileyton, AL 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

Obituaries

Obituary – Kassie Plemons

Funeral for Kasaundera Plemons, 43, of Decatur was held Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 5:00 PM. Ms. Plemons, who passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, in Decatur of natural causes , was born, November 14, 1976, to Chris Plemons and Jeannie Plemons. Survivors include: 2 sons – Garrett Plemons, Braxton Wilson
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Equine Obituary – More of the Dollar

June, 2004 – December, 2019 More Of The Dollar was started in Kentucky by Mike Thomas and sold to the Bob Adcock Family as a two year old. He was placed in training with Charlie Green, beginning his long and successful show ring career. His first appearance at The Celebration was as a two year
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Obituary – James “Allen” May

Appling, GA – James “Allen” May, 66, husband to Becky Cummins May, entered into his eternal rest Friday morning, January 10, 2020 at his business in Augusta. Funeral services to celebrate his life were held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2020 at InMotion Church in Thomson with Pastor Scott Franklin officiating. Interment followed
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Obituary – Wayne Thorson

Wayne Thorson, 93 of Bemidji departed peacefully on New Year’s Eve, 2019 at Neilson Place in Bemidji, MN. He was a gifted man with numerous dear friends and accomplishments. He was a devoted family man, an exceptional businessman, a community leader, and a philanthropist. Funeral services for Wayne were held at January 7th at First
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Obituary – Betty Davis Tisher

Betty Davis Tisher, 89, a resident of Columbia,TN died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted January 16th at Pleasant Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Jody Gamble and Brother Bob Vasser officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family visited with friends on Wednesday, January 15th at
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Obituary – Paul Wilson Bryan, Jr.

Funeral services for Paul Wilson Bryan, Jr., 82, were held at Trinity Anglican Church, Thomasville, GA on Thursday, January 9. Following the service, the family hosted visitors at a reception at Trinity Anglican Church. Paul passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on January 6, 2020. Paul was born on August 11, 1937 to parents Bertha
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Obituary – Kenneth Landon Callicutt

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, with his family by his side, Kenneth Landon Callicutt went home to be with the Lord. Kenneth was born in Moore County on November 13, 1938 to June Lendon Callicutt and Delsia Williams Callicutt. He attended Seagrove United Methodist Church. Kenneth was the proprietor of Seagrove Grocery and Callicutt Stables
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Obituary – James “Allen” May

Appling, GA  –  James “Allen” May, 66, husband to Becky Cummins May, entered into his eternal rest Friday morning, January 10, 2020 at his business in Augusta. Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2020 at InMotion Church in Thomson with Pastor Scott Franklin officiating. Interment
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Obituary – Kenneth Landon Callicutt

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 with his family by his side, Kenneth Landon Callicutt went home to be with the Lord. Kenneth was born in Moore County on November 13, 1938 to June Lendon Callicutt and Delsia Williams Callicutt. He attended Seagrove United Methodist Church. Kenneth was the proprietor of Seagrove Grocery and Callicutt Stables
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Equine Obituary – More of the Dollar

More of the Dollar, foaled June 2004, passed away Dec 2019.  He was started in Ky by Mike Thomas and sold to the Bob Adcock Family as a two year old.  He was placed in training with Charlie Green and began his long and successful show ring career.  His first appearance at the Celebration was
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Obituary – Joe Martin

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of icon Joseph Daniel Martin, Jr. of Shelbyville, Tennessee. He passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019 at his home. He was born in Gallatin, Tennessee to the late Joseph Daniel Martin and Sue Green Martin. While he was a graduate of Gallatin High School, during his
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Obituary – Sharon Perry

It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Sharon Perry, age 77, of Fayetteville, Tennessee. Sharon was born on October 24, 1942 in La Porte, Indiana to the late Robert and Eileen Pearl. Mrs. Perry passed away on December 14, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Sharon was a managing partner of
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Obituary – Nancy Caroline Ballentine Elliott

Fuquay-Varina – Nancy Caroline Ballentine Elliott, age 65, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. A Social hour with family and friends will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:00 followed by “The Celebration” of her life at 2:00 at her beloved Ballentine Farms Venue, 6921
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Obituary – Charles Burton Howard

Charles “Charlie” Howard, a resident of Rutherford County, Tennessee passed away November 5, 2019 at Vanderbilt Hospital. He was 68 years old. He was born in Lackey, Kentucky to parents Burton and Georgia Turner Howard. He taught school at Hindman High School in Hindman, Kentucky, as well as, Lebanon and Blackman High Schools in Tennessee.
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Obituary – Dean Beasley

Mr. Leslie Dean Beasley, age 80, of the Flat Creek Community in Bedford County, Tennessee, passed away Monday, November 4th, 2019, at his home under the loving care and comfort of his family. Graveside services were held on Thursday, November 7th at Dixon Springs Cemetery in Carthage, Tennessee. The family received visitors on Wednesday at
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