News

SSHBEA Updates

*The Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association (SSHBEA) has announced new items for sale on their website, www.sshbea.org. Visit the “shop SSHBEA” section and view all the great items including new t-shirt and koozie designs. *New Rule Approved by SSHBEA Board on March 12, 2018 Any shoe discovered to be steel other than conventional
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Obituary- Oreon M. “Odie” Adcock

Oreon M. “Odie” Adcock, 91, of East Petersburg, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Born in Unionville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Virginia E. Russell Adcock. Odie was the loving husband of the late Carmella M. “Carmie” Bonelli Adcock who died in
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WHOA Reschedules Show

The WHOA Show scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018 will be rescheduled. Officials from the Walking Horse Owners’ Association have announced this change due to the predicted inclimate weather. The show was scheduled to take place at Harlinsdale Farms in Franklin, Tennessee.

Celebration Officials Announce….. Championship entries will be stabled on the show grounds.

What was first recommended in 2014 by the Veterinarian Advisory Council will now become a reality in 2018. This year the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will host its 80th year. With this milestone event comes a new rule… all championship class entries will be stabled on the show grounds 48 hours prior to their
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Black ties, diamonds and saddles…..FAST hosts busy weekend

Members of FAST, Inc. are busy preparing last minute details for the Spring Gala and Showcase Horse Show that will take place April 12-14, 2018. This event is the major fundraiser for FAST. The proceeds from this party weekend will be used to promote the FAST Foundation’s programs such as television commercials and most recently
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Ronal Young Benefit

A benefit for Ronal & Judy Young will be held at Champions Arena on May 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Barbecue, baked beans, homemade ice cream and all the trimmings will be served. For more information or to donate auction items, contact Jerry Sumners at 931-703-4400.

Welcome to the World… Laurel Paige Parent

Matthew and Whitney Breedlove Parent of Sugar Hill, Georgia announce the birth of their daughter Laurel Paige. She was born at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Baby Laurel entered the world on February 17, 2018 at 3:08 am. She weighed seven pounds and was 18 ½ inches long. Proud grandparents are Barry Breedlove, Melissa Breedlove
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Welcome to the World… Bentlee Edwin Baum

Jacob and Brittany Baum of Shelbyville, Tennessee announce the birth of their son, Bentlee Edwin. He was born on February 26, 2018 at 2:43 pm at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. He entered the world at a whopping 8 pounds and measured 20 ¾ inches long. Proud grandparents are Troy and Cindy Smith and
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Obituary- Mr. Roger Nichols

Mr. Roger Lewis Nichols, 82, of Mt. Airy passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 on his 63rd wedding anniversary at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry County on August 25, 1935 to the late Roger Nathan and Nell Gentry Nichols. He was a graduate of White Plains
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Equine Obituary- Jose’s Centerfold

Jose’s Centerfold was humanely laid to rest following complications from colic on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The beautiful World Grand Champion mare was sired by Jose’ Jose’ and out of Tarheel’s Supreme Colors. She was foaled on October 5, 2005 to Bob Rollins. Bill Williams noticed her talent very quickly and began her training under
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Equine Obituary- Arriba

Terry and Dot Rider of Corinth, Mississippi have announced the passing of Reserve World Champion Arriba. Arriba was laid to rest on March 19, 2018. The beautiful gelding was sired by Ted Williams and his dam was Prides Silver Mist. He was foaled on March 14, 2009. Arriba had a wonderful show career. He was
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Lynchburg Horse Show Announces Change and Judge

The Lynchburg Horse Show, which has traditionally been held at Wiseman Park, will now be held at the Coffee County Show Grounds in Manchester, Tennessee. The show will be held on July 21st. Judging the event will be Sam Sorrell. The proceeds from this year’s show will benefit the Tri County Student Anglers with members
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Winding Creek Stables Hosting Clinic

Terry Dotson of Winding Creek Stables will host an open clinic on April 4, 2018 in Kingston, Tennessee. Shelbyville was recently the site for a USDA training session and open shoeing clinic held in conjunction with the SHOW HIO. Dotson, who currently serves as chairman of the Performance Show Horse Association, felt it was important
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Farm Call Visit

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) is an organization in high schools across the United States that promotes all aspects of the agriculture industry. Dickie Gardner Stables was thrilled when the Clarkdale FFA Chapter officers made a “Farm Call” visit to his training facility. The Clarkdale Chapter is from Meridian, Mississippi.

Trainers Adopt New Penalty Structure

The WHTA (Walking Horse Trainers’ Association) has announced the adoption of a new penalty structure for the 2018 show season. The new penalty matrix will be effective beginning March 22, 2018, the first day of the National Trainers’ Show. WALKING HORSE TRAINERS ASSOCIATION PENALTY MATRIX VIOLATIONS AND SUSPENSIONS A. AFFECTED INDIVIDUALS/BARNS/STABLE AND/OR ALL WHTA LICENSED
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Show Results

Walking For The Angels Results

Walking For The Angels 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

Obituaries

Obituary- Oreon M. “Odie” Adcock

Oreon M. “Odie” Adcock, 91, of East Petersburg, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Born in Unionville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Virginia E. Russell Adcock. Odie was the loving husband of the late Carmella M. “Carmie” Bonelli Adcock who died in
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Obituary- Mr. Roger Nichols

Mr. Roger Lewis Nichols, 82, of Mt. Airy passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 on his 63rd wedding anniversary at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry County on August 25, 1935 to the late Roger Nathan and Nell Gentry Nichols. He was a graduate of White Plains
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Equine Obituary- Jose’s Centerfold

Jose’s Centerfold was humanely laid to rest following complications from colic on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The beautiful World Grand Champion mare was sired by Jose’ Jose’ and out of Tarheel’s Supreme Colors. She was foaled on October 5, 2005 to Bob Rollins. Bill Williams noticed her talent very quickly and began her training under
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Equine Obituary- Arriba

Terry and Dot Rider of Corinth, Mississippi have announced the passing of Reserve World Champion Arriba. Arriba was laid to rest on March 19, 2018. The beautiful gelding was sired by Ted Williams and his dam was Prides Silver Mist. He was foaled on March 14, 2009. Arriba had a wonderful show career. He was
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Equine Obituary- Popcorn Pusher

The Joel Nipper Family of Cleveland, Tennessee has announced the passing of their beloved Tennessee Walking Horse Popcorn Pusher. Popcorn Pusher was sired by Pushers High Score and out of a Prides’ Generator mare. The beautiful gelding began his show career in 2002 with Raegan Thompson directing him to many blues in the Youth 11
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Obituary- Willie Cook Jr.

Walking Horse trainer and industry supporter Willie James Cook, Jr. entered his eternal rest on March 2, 2018. He was 52 years old. His parents Willie “Flip” Cook and Esther Horton Cook preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Shere’ Owens Cook, his children Jessica Cook, Willie Cook, III and Connor Cook, his grandson
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Obituary- Karen Pendleton

Karen Jo Wright Pendleton, of Mt. Sterling, died Monday, February 12, 2018 at her residence. She was 66 years old. She was born March 15, 1951 in Lexington to the late Wheeler and Retta Stephens Wright. Karen was a long time resident of Mt. Sterling, and she moved there upon her marriage forty-six years ago.
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Obituary- Paul Hughes

Walking horse owner, breeder and avid supporter Paul Hughes, passed away January 20th, 2018 following a long battle with COPD. He was 92. A life-long resident of California, Hughes was born June 13, 1925. He opened his first barn, Carousel Farms, around 1950. In 1973, Hughes opened Flo’s Airport Café at the Ontario Airport. He
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Obituary- James Haynes Sr.

James Haynes passed away January 18, 2018, just five days short of his 52nd birthday. Haynes is survived by one son, his mother and a sister. James was a native of Rutherford County, Tennessee and had been involved with horses since his teenage years. He worked for Billy Gray, Ramsey Bullington, Jeff Givens and for
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Obituary- Martin Galen Brumbaugh

Martin Galen Brumbaugh of Hickory, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at his residence. He was 84 years old. He was born on May 18th, 1933 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania to Owen and Mary Fields Brumbaugh who precede him in death, as well as a brother, William Brumbaugh. Martin was a member of
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Obituary- Jerry Wells

Walking Horse enthusiast and supporter Jerry Matthew Wells of Crossville, Tennessee passed away January 3rd. He was 76 years old. He was born April 28, 1941 in Middletown, Ohio to Willard and Hattie Keith Wells. He is survived by his wife- Gina Wells and sons- Terry Wells, Mark Wells, Jeremy Spears, Matthew Scott Wells, Christopher
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Obituary- Billy Wayne Stanfill

Billy Wayne Stanfill passed away December 28th, 2017 at his residence. He was 80 years old. Mr. Stanfill was born on August 26, 1937 in Reagan, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Cletus Franklin and Mary Blanche Jones Stanfill. His wife of almost 63 years, Ruby Nell Vise Stanfill survives. They were married
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Obituary – Michael Alexander

Michael Delane Alexander of Lewisburg, Tennessee passed from this life on January 3rd, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was 58 years old. Formerly of Nicholasville, Kentucky, he was the husband of Pamela Alexander. Mr. Alexander was born August 4th, 1959. He was the son of James Mark and Annie Lou Burns Alexander. He
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Obituary – B.H. Hodge

B.H. Hodge, age 79, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Ft. Sanders Hospital. He and his wife, June, were married 59 wonderful years. Their marriage was blessed with 3 children, Alecia (Bill), Brad (Terri) and Alan (and friend Barbara); 6 grandchildren, Daniel, Micah, Jonathan, Chase, Andrew and Annalisa; 2 great grandchildren, Natalie and Amelia.
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Equine Obituary- Hard Texas Cash

Hard Texas Cash, the beautiful black stallion owned by Nancy Groover Hodges of Waco, Texas, passed away on Nov. 8, 2017 at the age of 24. He was affectionately known as “Tex,” and was foaled on May 19, 1993 to Tommy Howell. Tex caught the eye of the Wink and Nancy Groover as a yearling.
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