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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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Equine Obituary- Gen’s Armed And Dangerous

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a great ambassador. The 1994 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse, Gen’s Armed And Dangerous has passed at the age of 29. The Arthur Gordon Family considered this great stallion as a part of their family. California trainer Russ Thompson purchased him as a yearling from Claude Crowley,
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GWHEA Cancels Summer Classic

The GWHEA Summer Classic scheduled for July 21st has been cancelled due to the lack of local and financial sponsors.

WHOA Announces International Judges

The Walking Horse Owners’ Association will host the Annual International Pleasure and Colt Championships on July 27- August 4, 2018. This event will take place at the Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro. Tennessee. WHOA officials have released the three judges’ names that will be scoring the cards. They are Charlie Brown of Princeton, Kentucky; Shelli MeHaffey
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Mid-South Walking Horse Association Announces Judge

The Mid-South Walking Horse Association Show will be held July 14, 2018 at Pugh Bourne Park in Jackson, Tennessee. Show officials have announced Dickie Scrivner will mark the cards as judge.

Waynesville Prepares For Show

The Waynesville Charity Horse Show will be held on Friday, July 20th beginning at 6:00pm and Saturday, July 21st beginning at 4:00 pm. This event will take place at the Waynesville Show Grounds in Waynesville, North Carolina with Newton Parks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee marking the cards. For information, contact Carol Missildine at 919-437-6597.

Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Judge Announced

The Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Horse Show will take place on August 2nd at the Lincoln County Horseman’s & 4-H Show Grounds in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Organizers have announced that Russ Thompson will be the judge.

Money Tree Classic Hosting Horses and More

The 35th Annual Money Tree Classic is scheduled for Friday, July 6th at Champions Arena. Proceeds from this charitable event will support therapeutic riding programs, local scholarships and organizations, and the Walking Horse industry. The show will begin at 4:00pm. Kids will have the opportunity to meet and greet Moanna and Captain Jack Sparrow from
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Christmas In July Update

Show Chair Julie Graham has announced a change in the Christmas In July Show schedule. Class 9a will be Amateur Country Pleasure English and Class 32 will now be Amateur Country Pleasure Western. The show is scheduled to take place July 4th & 5th .

Christmas In July Announces Changes

The Christmas In July Show will be held July 4th-5th at the Bedford County Ag Center. Organizers have added the following classes to their class schedule: Class 21 Amateur Park Pleasure 4 & Under Class 27 Weanlings Class 33 Yearlings Class 49 AOT For any questions please contact Julie Graham at 931-619-2520.

Scholarship Applications Now Available

The WHTA/Glenn C. Dowell Family Scholarship is now accepting applications. This award is available to any child of a member of a WHAT member. For application information visit www.walkinghorsetr The WHTA/Glenn C. Dowell Family Scholarship is now accepting applications. This award is available to any child of a member of a WHAT member. For application
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Horse Shows Announce Judges

Putnam County Fair Open Walking Horse Show- July 14, 2018 Judge- Newton Parks of Murfreesboro, TN Walking For The Children Show- July 26, 2018 Judge- Aaron Self of Murfreesboro, TN Wartrace Horse Show- August 4, 2018 Judge- John Fikes of Hamilton, AL

Obituary- Bill Carmichael

William D. “Bill” Carmichael, 59, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning, June 6, 2018. He was born on October 13, 1958 to Audria Carmichael and the late William Carmichael. He married his adoring wife Cindy Conyers Carmichael and together they had two wonderful children. Bill was a lifelong member of the Sugar Grove Christian Church
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Obituary- Rita Hudgens

Funeral services for Rita Ann Potter Hudgens, age 65, of Franklin, TN were held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Julian Goodpaster officiating. Burial followed at Rosebank Cemetery. Mrs. Hudgens passed from this life Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare of Shelbyville after an extended
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Obituary- Laurel Elaine (Roberts) Cottingham

Laurel Elaine Roberts Cottingham, age 36, of Salem, Missouri, passed away May 22, 2018, in Boss, Missouri. Memorial visitation for Laurel Cottingham was held Monday, May 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. A Celebration of Life Service was held the same evening at Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. A
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Show Results

WHOA Pleasure Jamboree Results

WHOA Pleasure Jamboree Results

WHAA Summer Classic Results

WHAA Summer Classic Results

Savannah Lions Club Results

Savannah Lions Club Results

Liberty Lions Club Results

Liberty Lions Club Results

Jackson County Summer Classic Results

Jackson County Summer Classic Results

East TN Trainers Results

East TN Trainers Results

Carter County Shrine Club Results

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Germantown Results

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Cumberland County Results

Cumberland County Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Columbia Spring Jubilee Results

Claiborne County Fair Results

Claiborne County Fair Results

WHOA Versatility Show Results

WHOA Versatility Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Spring Fun Show Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

Smoky Mountain Classic Results

WHAO Spring Fling Results

WHAO Spring Fling Results

Obituaries

Equine Obituary- Gen’s Armed And Dangerous

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a great ambassador. The 1994 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse, Gen’s Armed And Dangerous has passed at the age of 29. The Arthur Gordon Family considered this great stallion as a part of their family. California trainer Russ Thompson purchased him as a yearling from Claude Crowley,
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Obituary- Bill Carmichael

William D. “Bill” Carmichael, 59, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning, June 6, 2018. He was born on October 13, 1958 to Audria Carmichael and the late William Carmichael. He married his adoring wife Cindy Conyers Carmichael and together they had two wonderful children. Bill was a lifelong member of the Sugar Grove Christian Church
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Obituary- Rita Hudgens

Funeral services for Rita Ann Potter Hudgens, age 65, of Franklin, TN were held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Julian Goodpaster officiating. Burial followed at Rosebank Cemetery. Mrs. Hudgens passed from this life Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare of Shelbyville after an extended
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Obituary- Laurel Elaine (Roberts) Cottingham

Laurel Elaine Roberts Cottingham, age 36, of Salem, Missouri, passed away May 22, 2018, in Boss, Missouri. Memorial visitation for Laurel Cottingham was held Monday, May 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. A Celebration of Life Service was held the same evening at Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. A
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Obituary- George Perry Moore

George Perry Moore of Elm Grove, LA, passed away on April 29 at the age of 89 due to pulmonary and cardiac complications. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great granddaughter. Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Bossier City was in charge of arrangements. George is survived by his children, George “Geep” Moore,
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Equine Obituary – Dollar Dynamite

The Scoop has learned of the passing of RHBAA World Champion Dollar Dynamite. Dollar Dynamite is owned by Carol Missildine and Russell Enterprise. Jamie Lawrence directed the gelding to World Championship status at the 2017 RHBAA World Celebration. The duo claimed top honors in the Racking Style Specialty Action Open division. His final blue ribbon
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Equine Obituary- Hot Silk

Lisa Teel has announced the passing of her World Champion Hot Silk. The beautiful black mare is a six-time World Champion Model Mare. Hot Silk took her first title in 2008. Then five more would follow: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Four different handlers claimed these titles with this mare. Stormy Night of Pride
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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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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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