News

  • She Said “Yes!” September 21, 2020The Scoop congratulates multi-World Grand Champion equestrian Allison Thorson on her recent engagement to Jim Newman.
  • Manchester Horse Show Makes Donation September 21, 2020Jerry Harris, one of the show organizers for the recent Horse Show held in Manchester, Tennessee, was pleased to make a monetary donation to Lisa Hatfield of Horse Play Tullahoma, a therapeutic riding program.  
  • Judges Announced for Trainers’ Show September 21, 2020The WHTA National Trainers’ Show will take place October 8-10, 2020 in the Calsonic Arena. Serving on the panel of judges are Jerry Collier, Robert Cortner and Mike Hilley. For more information contact Marcia Allison at 931-684-5866.  
  • East Tennessee Horse Show Announced September 21, 2020The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association will host the Foothills of the Smokies Walking Horse Show on October 17th at 4pm at the show grounds in Greenville, Tennessee. This show will take the place of the ETWHA Fall Classic and will be affiliated with NCWHA. For information, contact Bill Daughtery at 423.836.3607.
  • Callaway Family Reaches Milestone September 21, 2020One family and three World Grand Champion trainers- This is a rare achievement, and it’s a reality for Callaway Stables. Father, Allan Callaway directed Pride’s Jubilee Encore to the World Grand Championship title in 2001. Bill Callaway directed Gen’s Black Maverick to the title in 2017, and John Allan Callaway completed the task with Master’s ...
  • Obituary – Lloyd Cassidy September 21, 2020Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter, Lloyd Cassidy, passed away on September 14, 2020, at the age of 68. He was a resident of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. Mr. Cassidy was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd L. Cassidy and Margaret Hickey Cassidy. Survivors include his wife Nancy Ishmael Cassidy; his children, Jonathan Cassidy (Devony) of ...
  • Tunica Fall Classic Moves to Calsonic Arena September 21, 2020Restrictions placed on the Paul Battle Jr. Arena and the resort casinos in Tunica, Mississippi have resulted in the Celebration officials moving their Fall Classic to the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville. The show will take place on its’ regular dates of November 5th through 7th.  
  • Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet September 21, 2020Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet – October 23-24, 2020
  • Racking Horse Judges Announced September 3, 2020The Racking Horse World Celebration will hold their 49th annual event on September 18th – 26th in Priceville, Alabama. Show management has announced their panel of judges. Choosing the 2020 champions will be Danny Musick, John Mark Hubbard, Newton Parks and Billy Strickland.
  • East Tennessee Horse Show Announced September 3, 2020The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association will host the Foothills of the Smokies Walking Horse Show on October 17th at 4pm at the show grounds in Greenville, Tennessee. This show will take the place of the ETWHA Fall Classic and will be affiliated with NCWHA. For information, contact Bill Daughtery at 423.836.3607.
  • Obituary – Frank McWhorter September 3, 2020Frank “Kentucky Gambler” McWhorter passed away August 31, 2020. He was 72 years old. The Gallatin, Tennessee resident was born September 20, 1947 in Albany, Kentucky to parents Fred and Margie Bell McWhorter. His parents precede him in death, as well as, a son Shane McWhorter and grandson Keith Patton. Survivors include his devoted wife ...
  • And the 2020 Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Champion is …………. September 3, 2020The World Grand Champion preliminary classes took place on Saturday, August 29th, closing out the evening’s competition. The crowd showed their enthusiasm for their favorites. Six entries were showcased in Division A. Minor Ordeal and Tyler Baucom took top honors for the Dean/Riddley partnership. Reserve honors went to We Will Rock You and Philip Trimble ...
  • SHOW, Inc. Social Media Release August 27, 2020(1) Amateur Status • A person is an amateur who, after his/her 18th birthday, does not engage in any activities which would cause him or her to be classified as a professional. • Any person who has not reached his/her 18th birthday is declared to be an amateur. For horse show purposes, a youth exhibitor is an ...
  • Rising Star Bonus August 27, 2020Rising Star Ranch congratulates B.J. Richards and presents him with his $500 Trainers’ Bonus for winning the 2020 American National Maiden aboard an offspring of a stallion standing at Rising Star Ranch. B. J. impeccably presented Jose’s Twist Of Gin (sired by Jose’ Jose’ and out of Black Ginger Ale, a daughter of Gen’s Black ...
  • Obituary – R. Randall Rollins August 27, 2020R. Randall Rollins, a highly respected leader and influential figure in Atlanta’s business and philanthropic communities, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Emory University Hospital. Mr. Rollins was 88 years old and had suffered a short illness. Mr. Rollins, known as Randall and affectionately referred to as “Triple R,” was born in 1931 and ...