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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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WHAA Barn Party & Preview

WHAA Barn Party & Preview February 17, 2018 – 10:00 am Lunch at 12:00 noon Morgan County Celebration Arena Sale Barn 67 Horse Center Road Decatur, AL  35603

TWHBEA Announces Annual Meetings

Thursday, November 30th- Various Committees Friday, December 1st- General Membership Saturday, December 2nd- International Board of Directors Visit www.twhbea.com for more information.

Walking Horse Trainers Ladies Auxiliary Annual Meeting

Please mark your calendars for Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11 am. The Walking Horse Trainers Ladies Auxiliary  will have our Annual December meeting at Edgemont Baptist Church in Shelbyville. This is a very important meeting and we need your help in planning out our year.

USDA Importing or Exporting Equine Information

On October 27, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service launched updated web pages to make it easier for those involved with importing or exporting equine to understand and meet the requirements. Users can select the type of import or export desired – permanent import, temporary import, US horses
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2017 Newly Elected TWHBEA Board of Directors

REGION 1 Gerrit Band REGION 3 Gail Bayer REGION 4 Darden Gladney CANADA Bill Adams ALABAMA Ginger Evans FLORIDA Tracy Pinson INDIANA Dan Holmes MICHIGAN Dr. Dean Flora MISSISSIPPI Ralph Pinner CALIFORNIA Russ Thompson KENTUCKY Kim Bennett Melanie Lawrence Wes Majors PENNSYLVANIA Kristen Reichard OREGON Courtney Brauburger NORTH CAROLINA John Callicutt Paul Robbins Arthur Beavers
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Obituary- Virginia Biddle Chism

TWHBEA lifetime member and Board of Director Virginia Biddle Chism passed away November 6, 2017. She was 77 years old. The Arrington, Tennessee resident was preceded in death by her father and mother, William E. Biddle and Marion A. Biddle and a brother William Michael Biddle. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Walter D.
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Obituary- Barry Lee Baggerly

Barry Lee Baggerly, Sr. passed away on November 1, 2017 at Hospice Home. The Danville, Virginia native was 75 years old. Baggerly was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as an air traffic controller. He was a Walking and Racking Horse enthusiast. He served as Vice President of the Virginia Walking
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Abee Recovering

After an accident at the Clemson South Carolina Horse Show, Allen Abee underwent bypass surgery at the AnMed Heart and Vascular Center in Anderson, SC. He had 3 bypasses and his recovery is going well. Please continue to remember Allen as he continues his road to recovery.

4B Horse Sale Announced

Mark Your Calendar! 4B Horse Sale February 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. WALTER STATE EXPO CENTER, White Pine, TN. For more information contact Jackie Barron 423-292-5622.

Lane – Clay Wedding

Walking Horse exhibitor, owner and breeder Haley Lane wed Mr. Taylor Carter on October 21, 2017. The nuptials took place at Walkin’ South Farms in Bainbridge, Georgia. A reception followed in the barn. The newlyweds will make their home in Auburn, Alabama. The Scoop congratulates Haley and Taylor.

Walking for the Angels Makes Announcements

The Walking for the Angels Horse Show will be held November 11, 2017 at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Johnny Puckett will judge the 43 class event. A new class has been added. Class 20A will be Country Pleasure Four & Under. The show will begin at 4:00 pm. There will be a Christmas
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TWHBEA National Futurity 2017

All, the blood test results from the National Futurity show are due in very soon, and we thought it prudent to remind everyone of the TWHBEA penalty structure for blood test violations on samples taken after the classes. PENALTIES FOR BLOOD TEST VIOLATIONS The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration new medication & drug policy was
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Great Times with Great Strides

The Great Strides Therapeutic Riding Program is very dear to the Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary. The auxiliary donates their time and money to Great Strides. It is a successful program that has been in operation since 1994. Disabled riders build strength from the horses muscle movement, and the relationship they have with their horses open
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Equine Obituary- Silverado Spirit

World Grand Champion Silverado Spirit was laid to rest October 16, 2017 at the age of 20. Sired by Pride’s Dark Spirit and out of a Generator mare, she was foaled April 6, 1997. Kentucky’s Harper Grider most recently showed the beautiful mare. In 2015, Silverado Spirit and Harper won the Youth 11 & Under
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Equine Obituary- Mighty Maxx

Mighty Maxx, the World Grand Champion owned and loved by Jo Ann Dowell of Powell, Ohio passed away October 23, 2017. He was 23 years old at the time of his death. The black stallion, sired by Pride’s Beam and out of Fashion’s Promenade, was foaled May 31, 1994. In his early showring career, Mighty
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Show Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

Tunica Fall Classic Results

SCWHA Championship Results

SCWHA Championship Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

ETWHA FALL CLASSIC

Chatsworth, GA Results

Chatsworth, GA Results

2017 TWHNC Results

2017 TWHNC Results

2017 TWHBEA National Futurity

2017 TWHBEA National Futurity

International Results

International Results

Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Show Results

Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Show Results

Belfast TWHBEA Results

Belfast TWHBEA Results

Pulaski, TN

Pulaski, TN

Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg, TN

Chatsworth, GA

Chatsworth, GA

Roger Latham Memorial Show

Roger Latham Memorial Show

Obituaries

Obituary- Virginia Biddle Chism

TWHBEA lifetime member and Board of Director Virginia Biddle Chism passed away November 6, 2017. She was 77 years old. The Arrington, Tennessee resident was preceded in death by her father and mother, William E. Biddle and Marion A. Biddle and a brother William Michael Biddle. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Walter D.
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Obituary- Barry Lee Baggerly

Barry Lee Baggerly, Sr. passed away on November 1, 2017 at Hospice Home. The Danville, Virginia native was 75 years old. Baggerly was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as an air traffic controller. He was a Walking and Racking Horse enthusiast. He served as Vice President of the Virginia Walking
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Equine Obituary- Silverado Spirit

World Grand Champion Silverado Spirit was laid to rest October 16, 2017 at the age of 20. Sired by Pride’s Dark Spirit and out of a Generator mare, she was foaled April 6, 1997. Kentucky’s Harper Grider most recently showed the beautiful mare. In 2015, Silverado Spirit and Harper won the Youth 11 & Under
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Equine Obituary- Mighty Maxx

Mighty Maxx, the World Grand Champion owned and loved by Jo Ann Dowell of Powell, Ohio passed away October 23, 2017. He was 23 years old at the time of his death. The black stallion, sired by Pride’s Beam and out of Fashion’s Promenade, was foaled May 31, 1994. In his early showring career, Mighty
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Equine Obituary- A Strong Need For Cash

On October 21, 2017, A Strong Need For Cash was humanely laid to rest. The beautiful bay stallion was foaled on June 4, 2007. His sire was A Strong Dollar and his dam was Cash’s Moon Lite Bay. He began his training career under the direction of David Smith. Soon following he caught the eye
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Obituary- Mr. Albert “Sonny” Holt Jr.

Albert Price “Sonny” Holt, Jr., age 72, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, October 14, 2017, in a motor vehicle accident, following a horse show in Cullman, Alabama. Funeral services were Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Steve Murphree officiated. The family received visitors Wednesday, October 18th with a memorial service at 6:00pm at
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Obituary- Howard Creed

Mr. Howard Creed, 83, of Springfield, Missouri passed away on September 19, 2017. Mr. Creed was born July 29, 1934 in Springfield to parents Harvey and Pearl Creed. He served in the United States Army. It was there where he learned his lifetime trade of horse shoeing. He practiced in this business for over 57
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Obituary- Bob Nelms

Mr. James Robert “Bob” Nelms, age 67, of College Grove, Tennessee, passed from this life on Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home in College Grove. A Marshall County native, Mr. Nelms was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was an equipment operator in the construction industry. He was a great supporter of the
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Obituary- Buddy Dick

Lifetime Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers’ Association member Buddy Gene Dick passed away September 23, 2017. He was 77 years old. Buddy was born in Science Hill, Kentucky on October 7, 1939 to Columbus and Mary Dick. He was a great supporter of the Tennessee Walking Horse. He made a career of training and in 1997
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Obituary- Joe Lee Cunningham

Joe Lee Cunningham Sr., 80, of Rockwood, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Cunningham was a member of St. Clair Baptist Church, Spring City. He was retired from Y-12 Federal Government Plant, Oak Ridge, with 26 years of service. He was an associate member of the Horse Protection Act Association. He
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Equine Obituary- Priscilla Cash

Beautiful 12 year old mare Priscilla Cash was humanely laid to rest on August 14, 2017 after a long battle and lasting complications from EHV-1. By Cash’s Blackjack and out of Coin’s Misty Lady, Priscilla was started by Phillip Trimble, and successfully competed in the Park Pleasure division with Kelly Sherman under the direction of
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Obituary- Douglas Clifford “Doug” Crawford

Long time Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast and supporter Doug Crawford has passed away. Mr. Douglas Clifford “Doug” Crawford, age 71 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by family and friends, on Sunday evening, August 13, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM
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William Pennington Obituary

William Caudle Pennington, age 88 passed away July 4, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Thompson Station, TN and member of Thompson Station United Methodist Church. Inductee in the Walking Horse Hall of Fame for his horse training and winning several championships. Preceded in death by parents, William Ernest and Lucille Caudle Pennington and
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MCKENZI ANN LOID obituary

McKenzi Ann Loid passed away on June 27, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born on Thursday, December 14, 1989 in Bowling Green, KY. She is survived by her parents, Tommy Jr. and Robin Loid of Bowling Green, her brother, Tommy III and wife Krista, sister, Emily Wilkins and husband Craig. Niece and nephew Riley
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Bev Thorson Obituary

Bev Thorson 89 of Bemidji, MN passed away at Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji on Saturday July 8, 2017. Bev was born Beverly Dawn Ness, the daughter of Berth C and Louise P Ness on December 4, 1927 in Hunter, North Dakota. She was born in a house without running water or electricity and was
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