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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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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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WHAA Barn Party

WHAA Barn Party March 7, 2020 – 10:00 am Choose Your Gait Farms/ Elysium 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 of the top
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Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Younger

Congratulations to Kristen Reichard and Kenny Younger. The couple married on December 14, 2019. The Scoop wishes the Youngers a lifetime of loving memories.

PWHAT Calendar

2019 High Points and Awards Banquet Reservation Save the date! The PWHAT Awards Banquet and Annual Business Meeting will be held on January 18th, 2020 at the Bell Buckle Café Conference Center. Social Hour will start at 5:30pm (BYOB — setups provided). Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and is catered by the Bell Buckle Café.
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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  

KWHA Makes High Point Announcement

The KWHA, Kentucky Walking Horse Association, recognizes high point winners at their banquet each year. This association is vital, as it manages the Kentucky Celebration Horse Show. In early January, information will be 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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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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Scoop Selections Ballot

Scoop Selections Ballot

WHTA CONVENTION AND BANQUET

It’s that time of year again to honor Walking Horse trainers, riders and owners for their achievements throughout the 2019 show season. The WHTA Annual Convention and Awards’ Banquet will be held on December 13th -14th, 2019. This year’s event will take place at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin, Tennessee. For more information, contact
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TWHBEA Awards Banquet

The TWHBEA Annual Membership Meeting and Awards’ Banquet will be held on December 6th & 7th, 2019. The awards’ venue will be located at the TWHBEA Headquarters in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Contact TWHBEA for more information at 931-359-1574.

Tunica Exhibitions

At the recent Tunica Fall Classic held October 31st – November 2nd, Celebration officials invited six reigning World Grand Champions to take part of the event and exhibit their winners. Those participating were Extra Special Jose and Emma Wright, King Mojo and Hannah Myatt, He’s High Maintenance and Detha Yoder, Big Blue Nation and Detha
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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 – 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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Obituary – Tom Sumners

Thomas Brown Sumners died on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Pulaski. He was 75 years old. Funeral services for Mr. Sumners were conducted on Saturday, November 9th at Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home. A private burial will take place later at Lone Oak Cemetery. Tom Sumners was born on
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Obituary – Raymond Pimental

George “Raymond” Pimental passed away October 16, 2019 at the age of 82. Funeral Services were held Saturday, October 19th, at Faith Baptist Church in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Rev. Charles Redmond officiated and burial followed at Meadowview Cemetery, Wartrace. Raymond was born May 16, 1937 on the island of Bermuda. He met and married his wife
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Obituary – Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Green Tune

Dorothy Tune was born May 30, 1929 to John Crutcher Bell Green and Mary Frances Trice Green of Nashville. She graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1947 and then attended Vanderbilt University where she was an active member of Pi Beta Phi and met and fell in love with Bill Tune. She was married to
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OBITUARY – CAROL ANN JONES

Carol Ann Jones, 79, of Greenville, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 9:50AM at her home in Greenville. Carol Ann was born August 8, 1940, in Muhlenberg County to the late Vechel and Gertie Gaston. She graduated from Hughes Kirk High School in 1958. She and her late husband, Ray Jones, started
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Obituary – Donald Hendrick

James Donald Hendrick, of Bowling Green, Kentucky went peacefully to meet his Heavenly Father on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his residence. He was 79 years old. The Warren County native was a son of the late Elmore and Vera Mae Bunch Hendrick. He is preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Hendrick; a nephew,
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Obituary Priscilla Ann Talley

Priscilla Ann Talley, age 68, of Baileyton, Alabama, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019. She was born on July 15, 1951 in Cullman County to Hershell and Dorothy Talley. She served as secretary and treasurer for Lystra Baptist Church for several years. Priscilla enjoyed showing Tennessee Walking Horses. She is survived by her fiancée,
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Obituary – Kathy Zeis

The Walking Horse industry is heartbroken by the passing of World Grand Champion rider Kathy Zeis. Katherine Peebles Zeis was born on November 26, 1945 and departed this world on September 23, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, September 27, 2019, at First United Methodist Church. A Gathering of Friends followed at
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