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  • Obituary – Rita Ann Ellis Wells November 30, 2023On a beautiful warm day in the fall, her favorite time of the year, Rita Ann Ellis Wells of Bostic, NC left her earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She passed on Thursday, November 9, 2023 after an extended illness with dementia. She was the daughter of the late George ...
  • WHTA President Releases Meeting Information November 30, 2023Press Release: 11/27/2023 To: All 2023 WHTA Licensed Trainers From: Bill Young, President Re: WHTA Annual Meeting Our WHTA By-Laws state that our Association must have an Annual Meeting each year in December. (As you know, our Annual Awards Banquet will be February 2 & 3, 2024 at the Marriott in Franklin, TN.) This year, TWHBEA has invited us ...
  • TWHBEA Election results November 30, 2023October 20, 2023 Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association The results of the annual election are as follows: Directors: Alabama (2) Nathan Clark 45 Dee Cantrell 24 Alternates: Jay Mitchell 23 Wilson Blaylock 17 J. D. Evans 16 Deb Sims 7 Willie Arnold 1 Florida (1) LeeAnn Osborn 9 Indiana (1) Beth Levi 11 Kentucky (4) David Bullock 82 Martin Cox 77 Bruce Butler 70 Leslie Collins 52 Joe Fraley 52 Alternates: Dale Steinmetz 44 Kenny Smith 1 Leigh Anne ...
  • Obituary- Charlie Brown November 15, 2023Charles Edward “Charlie” Brown, age 72, passed away from an extended illness in Greenville, KY on November 1, 2023. A native of Smithville, TN, Charlie was born on November 3, 1950, in Lebanon, TN. A natural showman, Charlie sang for and entertained family and friends from an early age which would continue throughout his life. He ...
  • Obituary- Bill Brady November 15, 2023William “Bill” Thomas Brady, 85, of Byhalia, MS, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Friends were invited to a visitation with the family on Sunday, November 12, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home of Olive Branch, MS. The funeral service was held the following day on Monday, November 13, ...
  • Obituary- Ramsey Bullington November 15, 2023The Tennessee Walking Horse industry mourns the loss of world grand champion legend, Ramsey Bullington. Charlie Ramsey “Bull” Bullington, 81, of 4609 Covered Bridge Road, Gladys died Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at his home. He was born May 26, 1942 in Gretna, a son of the late Charlie Patrick Bullington and Susan Hogan Bullington. Bull was ...
  • Obituary- Tommy Milligan November 15, 2023James Thomas ‘Tommy’ Milligan, age 89, of Vernon, Florida, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at his home of natural causes, surrounded by friends and family. Tommy was born on November 2, 1934 in Columbus, Georgia, a graduate of Jordan Vocational High School. Tommy was a supportive and loving husband, father, and successful businessman. As a ...
  • 2024 Nominations for WHOA Board of Directors November 15, 2023WHOA Press Release- Wednesday, November 1, 2023 The Nominating Committee of the Walking Horse Owners’ Association has nominated the following people for the 2024 Board of Directors for a 3-year term. Directors: Kyle Elliott – Tennessee Justin Miller – Tennessee Jared Carrier – Tennessee Peggy Moore – Tennessee Darden Gladney – Louisiana Sherrie Szucs – Ohio Dennis Hills – Missouri Lynn ...
  • Birth Announcement- Parker Hayes McGee November 15, 2023Isaac and Keely McGee of Flat Creek, Tennessee are proud to announce the birth of their son, Parker Hayes McGee. Parker entered the world on Friday, October 27th, weighing 7lbs 11oz and measured 20.8 inches long. The Scoop sends our congratulations to the McGee Family of three!
  • WHTA Auxiliary Annual December Meeting November 15, 2023The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary will hold their annual December meeting on Friday, December 1, 2023. This will take place at the Shoney’s in Lewisburg, Tennessee. The meeting will be held in the back meeting room beginning at 9 a.m., which is the same time the WHTA General Membership Meeting will be held across the ...
  • Welcome to the World November 1, 2023Maverick James Bramlitt Born on July 19th 2023 at 5:20 AM at the Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, MS. He weighed 3 lbs 2.7 oz and was 17 inches long. Maverick is the son of Christopher Bramlitt and Emily Briggs. Emily is very active in the horse industry and is known for her love for her ...
  • Celebration Fall Classic Press Release November 1, 2023Bush Hog and Eagleville Implement add bonus prize money to Celebration Fall Classic! The Celebration Fall Classic will be held in Cooper Steel Arena on November 2-4, 2023. The show will once again feature $1,000 bonuses handed out to the winners of the following classes: Amateur Novice Riders on Walking Horses Amateur Novice Riders on Flat Shod Walking ...
  • Obituary-Edward Dwayne Coker November 1, 2023Ed Coker, 61 of Nicholasville, KY passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023, at UK Healthcare in Lexington, KY. He was born Tuesday, April 24, 1962, the son of the late Billy Coker and Brenda Smith of Lewisburg, who survives. He was the husband of Stephanie Coker who survives. Also surviving is Sister, Shannon Bryant of Springfield, ...
  • SUGAR CREEK OFFERING STUD FEES FOR BARNHILL STABLES November 1, 2023Our friend and yours, noted World Grand Champion Walking and Racking horse trainer Bryan Barnhill suffered a tremendous loss of his barn and more than 30 show horses stabled there to a devastating fire on Friday October 27th at his beloved B & B Stables. The owners of the following stallions have generously offered a stud ...
  • SPENCER BENEDICT STABLES OFFERING STUD FEES FOR BARNHILL STABLES November 1, 2023Spencer Benedict Stables – Spencer and Carrie Benedict, the Jake Jacobs family, Martin Cox, and Molly Walters would like to offer the following stud fees, with 100% of the proceeds going to help Bryan Barnhill Stables. We are asking for the minimum offer listed beside each stallion – of course anything over and above would be ...