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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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AWHLA Horse Show Class Sheet

AWHLA 5th Annual Horse Show – 050716

NCWHA Spring Show

The NCWHA Spring Show will be held on Saturday, April 23 at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas, NC. There have been some classes added to the program: Keg Shod Country Pleasure, Amateur Show Pleasure, and Two Year Old Amateur. We are in need of sponsorships for the show – class sponsorships are $150 and trophy and
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HSUS Misinformed the Public at Columbus Equine Affair

The HSUS Display at the Columbus Equine Affair once again misinformed the public of the Tennessee Walking Horse breed. There presentation of the heavy log chain mislead people on what we currently show our Performance horses in which is the small 6 ounce chain.

USDA FILES PROPOSED ENFORCEMENT CHANGE WITH OBAMA

The United States Department of Agriculture is intent on enforcing the Horse Protection Act, which prohibits the soring of Tennessee Walking horses. Soring practices include chemical treatment of the horse’s pasterns and pressure shoeing. Today the USDA sent a proposed rule change related to the enforcement of the Horse Protection Act directly to the agency’s
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Tazewell Show Cancelled

The Tazewell County Classic Horse Show has been cancelled for 2016. The show committee will work on arrangements to attempt to host the show in 2017.

Scoop Correspondents Needed

We are looking for correspondents in Kentucky, Mississippi, California, Georgia & West Tennessee. If your interested in covering shows in your area please give The Scoop a call at 931-680-5696.

Circle E Guest Ranch Trail Ride

“We’re Riding for Children Who Can’t” Come Join us for this One of A Kind Trail Ride Experience! RENDEZVOUS 2016 June 2-5th 120 Miles of beautiful Trails at the Circle E Guest Ranch near Winchester TN between Nashville and Chattanooga TN CRAIG CAMERON’S EXCA National Championship 3 Days of Great Music with MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY,
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Kashton Grey Kelly Birth Announcement

Kashton Grey Kelly was born April 6, 2015. He weighed 6 lbs 6oz and was 19 inches long. Chris and Toni Kelly are the proud parents and big brothers Rooty and Talon Ward are thrilled with their new bother. Maternal grandparents are Loyd and Diane Rachel,Paternal grandparents are Connie Missildine and Steven Kelly and Paternal
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Alvery (A.C.) Potter Obituary

Alvery (A.C.) Potter, age 70, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center. A.C. was born on Aug. 18, 1945 to his parents the late Alvery Potter and Faye Farley Potter. He was retired self employed coal operator and farmer, and also a member of Grace Baptist Church at Shelbiana, Ky. Along
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Richard Nelson Henson Obituary

Richard Nelson Henson, Age 66 of Symsonia, KY, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Lourdes Hospital ER, Paducah, KY. Richard was a teacher, principal and a coach throughout his career in education serving in Western Kentucky and Missouri. He was best known as “The Broom Man” and was the 3rd generation family broom maker
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Footloose for Kids 5k

The Footloose for Kids 5k run/walk hosted by the WHTA Auxiliary and Youth Council will be April 30th in Shelbyville and we need sponsors! A $50 sponsorship gets your name/business name/horse’s on the backs of the t-shirts. All the proceeds go to St. Jude, Therapeutic Riding Programs and Scholarships… Contact an Auxiliary member if you
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TWHBEA International High Point Program Announced

Today, the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association announces the new TWHBEA International High Point Program designed to collect and record the results of every horse shown on the rail. Shows affiliated with the Program will receive free advertising on the TWHBEA website, all social media sites such as Facebook and distribution of email
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Support the Walking Horse Museum when you buy groceries at Kroger

Middle Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, Huntsville, Alabama, Hopkinsville and Bowling Green Kentucky areas please be sure to check your Kroger receipts and make sure that it shows your support for the TWHN Museum is still active. If it does not show you supporting the Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum, simply log in to Kroger Community Rewards
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Show Results

SCWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

Clemson, SC Results

Mississippi Charity Results

Jackson, MS Results

National Trainers’ Show Results

Trainers’ Show Results

PRHTA Banquet Results

PRHTA Banquet Results

WHOA Banquet

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WHAO Banquet

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PWHAT Banquet

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WHAA Banquet Results

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MSHSA Banquet Results

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KWRHTA Banquet

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WHTA Awards Banquet

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TWHBEA Awards Banquet

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Obituaries

Alvery (A.C.) Potter Obituary

Alvery (A.C.) Potter, age 70, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center. A.C. was born on Aug. 18, 1945 to his parents the late Alvery Potter and Faye Farley Potter. He was retired self employed coal operator and farmer, and also a member of Grace Baptist Church at Shelbiana, Ky. Along
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Richard Nelson Henson Obituary

Richard Nelson Henson, Age 66 of Symsonia, KY, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Lourdes Hospital ER, Paducah, KY. Richard was a teacher, principal and a coach throughout his career in education serving in Western Kentucky and Missouri. He was best known as “The Broom Man” and was the 3rd generation family broom maker
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PAUL WOFFORD BUSH OBITUARY

Paul Wofford Bush, age 91, of Chesnee, SC passed away on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. He was born February 9, 1925 in Spartanburg County. He was the son of the late Paul J. and Luna Lawter Bush, and also was the husband of the late Julia Etta Hughey Bush. Mr.
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Billie Rymer Nipper Obituary

Billie Rymer Nipper, also known for her beautiful artwork and annual craft show, Nillie Bipper, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland. Mrs. Nipper was a charter member of the Cleveland Creative Arts Guild
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Judy Lynn Bryant Obituary

Mrs. Judy Lynn Bryant 57 of Shelbyville died Monday, February 15th. She was a native of Bedford County and a member of Horse Mountain Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Coy and Emma Mooneyham Newsom. Judy is survived by her husband, Gregory Bryant; a daughter, Chasity (Jose) Lopez; sisters, Sharon (Marion)
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Donna Anderson McLaughlin Obituary

Please keep the McLaughlin family in your thoughts and prayers. Donna Anderson McLaughlin, 65, of Florence, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016. Mrs. McLaughlin was born in Florence, SC, a daughter of the late Willard Braxton Anderson and Virginia Langston Anderson. She was a longtime member of Effingham Presbyterian Church where she was a
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Funeral Service for Brenda Ann Adcock Upton

Funeral services for Brenda Ann Adcock Upton, age 71 of Shelbyville, will be held 11:45am Friday January 22, 2016 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. View Cemetery (McMinnville, TN). Mrs. Upton passed from this life Wednesday January 20, 2016 at Heritage Medical Center after
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Obituary – Janet Doyle May

Date of Birth: 04/30/1951 Date of Death: 12/02/2015 Janet Doyle May, 64, of Richmond, formerly of Cynthiana, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday evening, December 2, 2015. Janet was born on April 30, 1951 in Harrison County, the daughter of the late R. J. and Ada Mae Vickers Doyle. Janet was a homemaker and also loved the
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Obituary – Cecil M. Hinkle, Jr

UNION, WV — Cecil M. Hinkle, Jr., 80, of Union, WV passed away Saturday morning at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg, Va. following an extended illness. He was born at Sinks Grove, WV, December 30, 1934, a son of the late Cecil M. and Mildred Cook Hinkle. Junior was a self employed farmer with
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Equine Obituary – EXTRA CASH

5-24-89 TO 11-1-15 Extra Cash was in the first crop of Coin’s Hard Cash offspring. He was out of Caretaker’s April. He has 518 registered foals . A large percentage of his foals were, and still are, successful in the show ring either as padded or flat-shod. Extra’s foals possess a lot of natural ability,
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Obituary-Margaret Spears “Cissy” Best

Margaret Spears “Cissy” Best, age 64 of Demorest, Georgia passed away Monday, November 2, 2015. Born in Barnwell, South Carolina, on August 31, 1951, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Polly Carnell Best. Mrs. Best worked for Cornelia & Clarkesville Veterinary Hospital for over 20 years. As a young woman Cissy was
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Equine Obituary-He’s Vida Blue

The Walking Horse Industry lost on of its greats the morning of November 3, 2015. He’s Vida Blue died from complications from colic. He’s Vida Blue is the reigning Reserve Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Champion as well as from 2013. His last win came the first weekend in October at the North Carolina Championship
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Larry Nelson Obituary

Mr. Larry Nelson Adams, 64, husband of Mary Ann Adams, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Conway Medical Center following an illness. Born June 12, 1951, in Conway, South Carolina he was the son of the late Henry Nelson and Dorothy Faulk Adams. Larry was a pawnbroker and former police officer. He owned horses
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Ronald Mosley Obituary

Ronald Gilbert Mosley, 72, lost his battle with Lewy body dementia and metastatic cancer on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. He was born February 6, 1943, in Surry County, to the late Gilbert Arnold and Louneil Venable Mosley. A graduate of North Surry High School, Ronald was a humble and hardworking man. He owned and operated
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Equine Obituary – Thelma Louise

Thelma Louise, the talented four year old mare, owned and shown by Dorothy Davenport of Clarksville, TN, and loved by Dorothy Davenport, Peter Huff, Scarlett Davenport, Winky and Sheila Groover and all the crew and fans of Groover Stables, died on August 16, 2015, from complications of colic. Thelma Louise was raised by Donald Hendricks
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