News

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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WHOA-HIO Issues First Quarter Report

Murfreesboro, TN – The WHOA-HIO released 2014 first quarter inspection numbers showing a healthy winter show season. One show was held in February with 126 entries inspected and no violations. Five events were held in March with 1,299 entries inspected. There were no violations at any of the shows. As of this date, WHOA-HIO has
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S 1406 PAST Act Passed

S 1406 PAST Act was presented in Executive Session of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wednesday April 9, 2014. It was passed by voice vote of the committee.

WHOA May Jamboree Class Schedule

     The May 15-17 WHOA Jamboree will be held at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro. Stalls and camper hook-ups are available. Stalls are $25 per night with camper spaces at $30 per night. Reservations for stalls or camper spaces may be made with the WHOA office.      Versatility classes will be included in the May show.
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TWHBEA Supports Alexander, Isakson, McConnell, and Paul Legislation

LEWISBURG, TN – The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) fully supports new legislation pending in Washington, DC to institute objective, science-based inspections and reform the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R, TN) is championing the walking horse breed in the House of Representatives along with all Tennessee republican congressmen. Yesterday,
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Tax Treatment of Casualty Losses

By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law      Last fall a freak early snow storm killed thousands of livestock and horses in South Dakota. Ranchers suffered a tremendous monetary loss of prized livestock and horses. More recently in Kentucky, eight horses were killed in a fire, four of which were yearlings slated for the Keeneland September
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WHTA Ladies Auxilary Silent Auction

  The WHTA Ladies Auxiliary held their annual silent auction at the Trainers’ Show. They Raised over $3800. All proceeds went to six different therapeutic riding camps and scholarships . The Silent auction chairperson was Kari Tisma.

TWHBEA Supports Alexander, Isakson, McConnell, and Paul Legislation

Lewisburg, TN – The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) fully supports new legislation pending in Washington, DC to institute objective, science-based inspections and reform the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R, TN) is championing the walking horse breed in the House of Representatives along with all Tennessee republican congressmen. Yesterday,
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WHOA Welcomes Manna Pro Products as Newest Sponsor

Murfreesboro, TN – The Walking Horse Owners Association is proud to announce the addition of Manna Pro Products, LLC to its corporate partner lineup. Manna Pro Products, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a multi-faceted, progressive company that stands as a leader in the fields of animal health products and high quality animal nutrition. From
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Birth Announcement – Andrew Wyatt Smith

Tim and Sarah Smith are very proud to announce the birth of their son Andrew Wyatt Smith. He was born March 31, 2014 at 2:29pm. He weighed 8 lbs. 1oz. and was 21 ¼ inches long. Andy’s big sisters Abi and Lexi are thrilled along with happy grandparents. Both mother and baby are doing well.
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TWHBEA Approves New Rule

Lewisburg, TN – At a recent meeting the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ And Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) Executive Committee, under the authority of Article III, Section 15 of the Bylaws, approved Corporate Rule 27 as follows: “Beginning in 2015, all TWHBEA memberships will expire on December 31. Any member whose 2015 membership would expire on some
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Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum Receives Award Of Commendation

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum located in Wartrace, TN , “Cradle of the Tennessee Walking Horse”, received the 2014 Award of Commendation in recognition of superlative achievement in the “Temporary Exhibition” category at the Tennessee Association of Museum’s Annual Conference in Greeneville, TN. March 19, 2014. The exhibit focused on “A Moment in the Rich
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Editor’s Correction

In The Scoop’s Issue 3, dated March 17, 2014, the name of Ronnie W. Benson should have been listed as Ronnie W. Vincent who was inducted into the Hall of Fame.  Also Ronnie Grider’s picture was inadvertently put in The Scoop instead of Joe Bertram’s picture who was voted on the SCKWHA Supporter of the
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Announcing New WHOA Horse Shows

We would like to remind everyone of the WHOA Pleasure, Academy, Schooling Show this weekend (March 22) at Clearview Horse Farm,(2291 Hwy 231 South, Shelbyville, TN, 37160). Beginners to advanced riders will find a class just for you. The February show was a huge success with 96 entries. The judge for Saturdays show is Adam
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The WHTA Donates $15,000 to the WHTA Proactive Fund

Auxiliary Officers: Sarah Smith, Susan Coleman, Dee Cantrell, Heather Beard, Jim Cortner, PSHA Chairman and Mickey McCormick, WHTA President The Walking Horse Trainers Auxiliary approved at their March 15, 2014 meeting to donate $15,000 to the WHTA Proactive Fund.  This funding will be used specifically for legal and lobbyist support for the industry.  This is a
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Gulf Coast Charity Announces Judges

Gulf Coast Charity Trainers Show has announced their 2014 judges. The event that will be held April 24-26th in Panama City Beach Florida. Sonny Holt, David Landrum, and Ronnie Spears. Make plans to attend this show so you can have some fun in the sun and horse fun!

Show Results

2014 ODGHA HORSE SHOW RESULTS

ODGHA HORSE SHOW RESULTS

2014 KICK OFF CLASSIC RESULTS

KICK OFF CLASSIC RESULTS

2014 SOUTH CAROLINA LADIES AUX

SCWHA LADIES AUXILIARY SHOW RESULTS

2014 MOUNTAIN STATE HORSE SHOW

MOUNTAIN STATE HORSE SHOW RESULTS

2014 WALKING FOR CANCER RESULTS

WALKING FOR CANCER SHOW RESULTS

2014 FAYETTEVILLE BLUE RIBBON

FAYETTEVILLE BLUE RIBBON SHOW RESULTS

46th ANNUAL NWHT SHOW RESULTS

46TH ANNUAL NWHT RESULTS

2014 TX NAT’L SHOWDOWN RESULTS

2014 TEXAS NATIONAL SHOWDOWN RESULTS

2013 LONESTAR GAITED PLEASURE AWARDS

2013 Lonestar Gaited Pleasure Awards

2013 SCKWHA AWARDS

2013 SCKWHA Results

2013 BWHA HIGH POINT AWARDS

2013 BWHA High Point Results

2013 PRHTA BANQUET WINNERS

RACKING BANQUET RESULTS

2013 ETWHA HIGH POINT WINNERS

ETWHA BANQUET RESULTS

2013 WHAA HIGH POINT WINNERS

WHAA BANQUET RESULTS

2013 SCWHA AWARDS

SCWHA BANQUET RESULTS

Obituaries

Equine Obituary – Pride Of Shadow Boy

Pride Of Shadow Boy, 31 years old, was humanly laid to rest at his home on the Wyche Farm in Moreland, Georgia, on Monday, March 24, due to complications from arthritis.  He was sold to James and Terry Wyche at the age of four, by Bobby Poe from Macon, Georgia.  “Burt”, as he was affectionately
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Kent Maurice Sharp, Sr.

Kent Maurice Sharp Sr., 91, of Pulaski, died Sunday, March 16, 2014. He was born in Carroll Co., on August 12, 1922 and was the son of the late Robert Lee Sharp and Hope Jeanette Smythers Sharp. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jean Ballinger Sharp. Mr. Sharp was a retired employee
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Louie Garland George

Mr. Louie Garland George age 72, of Shelbyville passed away Wed March 5, 2014. He was born June 27, 1941 in Cullman, AL. He is survived by his wife Jessie Crumley George of Shelbyville. Louie trained TN Walking Horses from the mid 70’s to the early 90’s. Louie was one of the first 100 trainers
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Jerry Neal Derryberry, Sr.

Jerry Neal Derryberry, Sr., age 73, of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Jerry was born on December 1, 1940, in Jackson, TN to the late Norman Leslie and Bernice Harris Derryberry. The family moved to Oak Ridge in 1943
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Equine Obituary – Hard Mountain Cash

Reserve World Grand Champion, Hard Mountain Cash was laid to rest humanely on February 23, 2014. He was the 13 year old stallion by Coins Hard Cash. Hard Mountain Cash was selected by Paul Robbins to be his Amateur mount in 2012. He was the North Carolina and South Carolina Championships winner and Columbia Spring
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Hal Newman

William “Hal” Newman, 58, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Select Specialty in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Steve Murphree officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta, Ga. Visitation will begin at noon.

Gary Oliver

The Scoop would like to extend expressions of sympathy to the Oliver Family after Gary’s passing earlier today, January 12, 2014. Gary Oliver served many terms on the KWHA Board of Directors and held office positions throughout the years.  Please keep this family in your thoughts with the loss of a loved one.  The following
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Charles W. “Buddy” Moore

Charles W. “Buddy” Moore, age 83, of Murfreesboro died Friday, January 24, 2014. He was a native of Murfreesboro and was the son of the late Julian C. and Eva Adams Moore. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Rev. Steve Murphree and Pastor Tim
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Frank Prather Jr

Frank Prather, Jr of Rocky Hill died Monday, November 18, 2013 at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. He was born February 8, 1930 in a log house in Rocky Hill in the corner next to the stairway. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War at Burdrop Park Air Force base in
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Equine Obituary – Jose’s Diamond Doll

Jose’s Diamond Doll October 16, 2003 – November 11, 2013 On November 11, 2013, Jose’s Diamond Doll was found deceased in her stall at Kevin Gower’s Stable in Shelbyville, TN. She looked very peaceful and there were no signs of a struggle. The cause of her death is unknown. Jose’s Diamond Doll was purchased for
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Jo Anne Dempsey

JO ANNE DEMPSEY Palmetto – Jo Anne Williams Dempsey, 67, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013, at her residence in the Palmetto Community after a lengthy illness. She was born in Portland, Maine September 10, 1946, to Joseph Russell and Ruth Joyner Williams. A lifelong resident of Tupelo, she spent the last 13 years of
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Equine Obituary – Cash Lined

2013 World Champion Amateur Owned and Trained,Cash Lined passed away due to complications with colic on the morning of October 23,2013. This top horse was owned by the Kenny Smith family. the Scoop send the Smith family our condolences for loosing such a champion.

Equine Obituary – Ruby On Parole

Three Year old World Champion Mare, Ruby On Parole, passed away October 23, 2013 due to complications with colic. She was bred, raised, owned and much loved by Dr Joe and Betty Alvarez of Washington. Ruby on Parole gave owner Betty a World Champion ride her first time to show at the Tennessee Walking Horse
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1384316_10151933774787446_1874317153_n Jeffrey Lee Givens

Jeffrey Lee Givens, age 51, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013.  He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church of Woodbury and a horse trainer.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Rutherford County. Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents, Buford and Daisy Givens and William “Doc” and Gladys Sledge; Billy Sledge
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Russell Pate

Russell Kane Pate, 78, of Shelbyville, died Friday September 27 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. A noted Tennessee walking horse trainer, he formerly owned Russell Pate Stables in Collierville, TN and was former owner of Savannah Motor Co. of Savannah, TN. He retired to Shelbyville, TN in 2006. Graveside services will be held 1pm Monday
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