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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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East Tennessee Walking Horse Association News

Smoky Mountain Association Scholarship Program deadline is April 1, 2017 – DON’T miss an opportunity to apply for this scholarship. Application is on the Forms page. ________________________________________ The East TN Trainers Association will host a barn party / trade day at Chris Helton Stables – April 1, 2017. Come and enjoy horse’s, food, silent auction
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FLAG HORSE SOUGHT

Do you think your horse has charisma and striking beauty? If so, then perhaps your horse should be the next flag horse for the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. After 12 show seasons, current flag bearer Counterfeit Dollar retired. Traditionally the flag horse was a padded white horse. However horses of other colors will be
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Equine Obituary- The Duck

The Jim Baum Family recently announced the passing of the 1999 15.2 & Under World Grand Champion The Duck. The black stallion was humanely laid to rest on March 12, 2017- four days after his 27th birthday. Although Rodney Dick directed The Duck to a World Grand Championship, Dr. Jim Baum also accumulated numerous wins
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Equine Obituary- Disarmed

WC Disarmed has passed away at the age of 17. The sorrel mare was owned by Joan Kemp and Casee Bush.  Throughout her show ring career, Disarmed claimed 34 blue ribbons. In 2010, Casee Bush directed the mare to a World Championship title winning the Owner/Amateur Novice Riders on Novice Park Pleasure Mares class. Gen’s
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Equine Obituary- Black Diamond Ritz

The partnership of Zinter & Doran has announced the passing of Black Diamond Ritz. Sired by He’s Puttin’ On The Ritz, the beautiful black stallion was foaled March 12, 2002. After a short show ring career, his legacy became his offspring: RWC Ritz’s Diamond Broker, WC Hey Pretty Girl, WC Adorable Diamond, WC The Camp
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Judge for SCWH Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show Announced

The judge for the SCWH Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show will be Mike McCormick. The show is April 7th and 8th in Clemson, SC. We ask that you please support the first SC show of the year with a sponsorship. Please contact me, Beverly McLeod, Sandra Blackwell or Billie DeArmond for any questions. We look forward
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DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSES TRAINERS

Shelbyville, TN- On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 USDA-APHIS Deputy Director Administrator Bernadette Juarez addressed the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association at their March meeting. This meeting is an annual event that is held in conjunction with the National Trainers’ Show. In Juarez’s speech, she communicated the group’s goals which were also released as part of the
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Obituary -Sidney Baucom

Sidney George Baucom was born October 21, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the first of three children born to parents Sidney and Nora Palfreyman Baucom. He attended West High School followed by undergraduate studies and Law School at the University of Utah. After graduating, he married his high school sweetheart and love
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OBITUARY – CLYDE FRANCE

Please keep Daphne France, her mother, Audrey and her family in your prayers. Daphne is in Virginia with her mother and does not have cell service. To reach the family call 276-926-4017. Clyde was a member of the NCWHA and loved showing his horses. James Clyde France, age 68, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.
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NCWHA Sneak Preview

The North Carolina Walking Horse Association hosted their annual Sneak Preview on Saturday, March 11, at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas, North Carolina. A large group of participants and spectators came to see great Tennessee Walking Horses, enjoy a fabulous BBQ lunch, share yummy desserts, and bid on great items at the live and silent auctions.
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Members-Only Programs TWHBEA Offers

TWHBEA offers many programs for anyone in the breed! Whether you are showing weanlings or yearlings, trail riding your pastures at home or on organized rides, teaching others to ride as a certified riding instructor, showing at horse shows in the performance, pleasure or versatility division, breeding mares or stallions, TWHBEA has several different programs
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Senator Robin Webb Bill Approved

Excellent day today in Frankfort, Ky., as Senate Agriculture Committee (chaired by Paul Hornback of Shelbyville) unanimously approves Senator Robin L. Webb (KY)’s bill to officially classify equines as livestock. In the photo to the left, Senator Webb is discussing her bill with the ag committee, with Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer behind her on
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Obituary – Sue Ellen Overstreet

July 7, 1957 – February 24, 2017 Sue Ellen (Susie) Overstreet, 59, of Vinton, Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 24, 2017, after a long, courageous and hard fought battle against cancer. Susie was born on July 7, 1957. Charlie Overstreet, Susie’s father; Shiloh, her beautiful black cocker spaniel;
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Obituary – Benny Johnson

A Celebration of Life for Benny Louis Johnson age 73 of Shelbyville was held at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel on Thursday, March 9, 2017 with Dr. Bill Jaber and Brother Steve Murphree officiating. Visitation with the family was from 4-6 with the memorial immediately following at 6:00 PM. Originally from War, West Virginia, he was the
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Show Results

WHOA High Point Awards

WHOA High Point Awards

South Carolina Banquet Winners

South Carolina Banquet Winners

KWHRA Awards Banquet High Point Winners

KWHRA Awards Banquet

TWHBEA Awards Banquet High Point Winners

TWHBEA Awards Banquet

Alabama Jubilee Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

Madison County Results

Madison County Horse Show Results

Clemson, SC Results

Clemson, SC Results

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

SSHBEA Fall Show

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

Baileyton Results

Baileyton Results

NC Championship Results

NC Championship Results

RHBAA World Celebration Results

RHBAA Results

PC Splash Results

PC Splash Results

2016 Celebration Results

CELEBRATION RESULTS

TWHBEA World Series Results

TWHBEA World Series Results

Obituaries

Equine Obituary- The Duck

The Jim Baum Family recently announced the passing of the 1999 15.2 & Under World Grand Champion The Duck. The black stallion was humanely laid to rest on March 12, 2017- four days after his 27th birthday. Although Rodney Dick directed The Duck to a World Grand Championship, Dr. Jim Baum also accumulated numerous wins
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Obituary -Sidney Baucom

Sidney George Baucom was born October 21, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the first of three children born to parents Sidney and Nora Palfreyman Baucom. He attended West High School followed by undergraduate studies and Law School at the University of Utah. After graduating, he married his high school sweetheart and love
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OBITUARY – CLYDE FRANCE

Please keep Daphne France, her mother, Audrey and her family in your prayers. Daphne is in Virginia with her mother and does not have cell service. To reach the family call 276-926-4017. Clyde was a member of the NCWHA and loved showing his horses. James Clyde France, age 68, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.
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Obituary – Sue Ellen Overstreet

July 7, 1957 – February 24, 2017 Sue Ellen (Susie) Overstreet, 59, of Vinton, Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 24, 2017, after a long, courageous and hard fought battle against cancer. Susie was born on July 7, 1957. Charlie Overstreet, Susie’s father; Shiloh, her beautiful black cocker spaniel;
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Obituary – Benny Johnson

A Celebration of Life for Benny Louis Johnson age 73 of Shelbyville was held at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel on Thursday, March 9, 2017 with Dr. Bill Jaber and Brother Steve Murphree officiating. Visitation with the family was from 4-6 with the memorial immediately following at 6:00 PM. Originally from War, West Virginia, he was the
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Obituary – Sammie Norris

Walking horse enthusiast and supporter, Sammie Ray Norris, passed away on February 18, 2017 at the Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg. A resident of Chapel Hill, TN, Mr. Norris proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. During his spare time, he raised Tennessee Walking horses and enjoyed spending time with
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Obituary – Jerry Jones

Tennessee Walking horse advocate Jerry Jones passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 after an courageous battle against cancer. Mr. Jones, 67, was born on July 23, 1949 to Grady & Haley Jones. The Dillon, South Carolina resident was a faithful member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He loved his country so much that he fought
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Obituary – Harold Dean Givens

Harold Dean Givens, age 80, passed away February 28, 2017. He was a native of Cannon Country but lived most of his life in Rutherford County. Harold served in the National Guard and worked as a barber. He was an ambassador of the Tennessee Walking Horse as a breeder, showman, and served on the TWHBEA
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Obituary – Jon Dean Scott

March 30, 1936 – February 7, 2017 Jon Dean Scott passed from this earth February 7, 2017 at the age of 80 from acute renal failure while residing at Century Pines Assisted Living in Ozark, Missouri. He was born March 30, 1936 in Blue Eye, Missouri to parents Charles Eugene (Gene) and Ruby Harryman Scott.
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Obituary – Edwin Gallun Jr.

Gallun Jr., Edwin A. “Ned” Called home to the Lord on December 14, 2016, age 85. Loving husband of Elfriede (nee Jatzkowski) for 59 years. Dear dad of Lisa (James) Baum, Amanda (Tom) Wood and Martin (Angela) Gallun. Proud grandpa of Jacob (Brittany) Baum, Luke Baum, Nathan Raitmaier, Connor and Tyler Gallun. Brother of Douglas
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Obituary – Chad Baucom

Chad Edwin Baucom, 49, of Monroe, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Chad took over the family business, Baucom Stables, and spent his entire life training and showing Tennessee Walking Horses. Chad has been described as a legend in the Walking Horse Industry by many. Not only was he a master horseman,
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OBITUARY – David Lee Howard

David Lee Howard, 72, of Shelbyville, Tenn., passed away Saturday, December 17, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 20, at the Feldhaus Funeral Home in Shelbyville from 4 to 7pm. The funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 21 at noon at St.
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The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Loses Icon Billy Gray

Webster Dictionary defines “icon” as a person who is very successful and admired. There’s no other walking horse trainer that fits this description better than Mr. Billy Gray, and when an icon passes, there is a great loss. Mr. Gray passed from this life very early on the morning of Wednesday, November2, 2016. He was
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Obituary Dr. Michael Harold Piet

Dr. M.H. “Michael” Piet, of Mint Hill, NC, passed away at home on Sunday, the 6th of November 2016, due to an extended illness with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years old. Born March 10, 1959, in Greenville, NC, Michael was a son of Jim Piet and the late Diane Piet.
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Obituary- Dr. W. H. Hill

Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast, long time supporter and World Champion equestrian Dr. W. H. “Harry” Hill has passed away. He would have celebrated his 99th birthday next week. Most recently, Dr. Hill and Kudo’s For Cash claimed top honors in the Owner-Amateur 70 Years & Over class for three consecutive years at the Tennessee Walking
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