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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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Barnett/Fisher Wedding

Melanie Barnett and Cory Fisher were united in marriage on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the St. Johns Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee. A reception followed at The Columns, also located in Memphis. The bride is the daughter of Jean Barnett and William (Bill) Barnett Jr. and the groom is the son of Dorothy Fisher
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Parks Selected As Judge

Organizers of the 46th Annual Northside Lions Club Horse Show have announced that Newton Parks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee will be judge. This annual event will take place June 24, 2017 in Samantha, Alabama.

TWHBEA Announces Deadlines

The TWHBEA National Futurity will take place August 23, 2017 at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. This event annually takes place on the eve of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. TWHBEA has announced the deadline for all things Futurity related is August 1, 2017. Contact Rickey Clardy or Gloria Rambo at 931-359-1574 to
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Beaty Will Mark Cards In Cornersville

Scott Beaty of Byrdstown, Tennessee has been selected to judge the 71st Annual Cornersville Lions Club Horse Show in Cornersville, Tennessee. The show will take place July 14, 2017 at the Lions Club Horse Show Grounds. For information on this show contact Bobby McDaniel at 931-993-3237.

Putnam County Fair Announces Judge

The Putnam County Fair Walking Horse Show will be held July 8, 2017 in Cookeville, Tennessee. This show is rich in history, and it will be the 91st horse show for the annual event. Bill Reel has accepted the task of marking the cards. The show will begin at 6:00 pm at the Putnam County
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WHTA/Glenn C. Dowell Family Scholarship Deadline Approaches

The WHTA/Glenn C. Dowell Family Scholarship is available to any child of a member of WHTA. If your future plans are college, this is worth looking into. For qualifications and application, visit  www.walkinghorsetrainers.com or contact Marcia Allison at 931-684-5866 or by email at  whtrainers@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is July 1, 2017.

World Versatility Show Makes Changes

Payouts have increased!! There will be over $8,200 paid out during the World Versatility Show held July 19-21, 2017 at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, TN. Ribbons, trophies and monetary awards will be given out in each class to the top five placings. Remember, each class offers triple points to all exhibitors showing! Entry fees
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California Trainer Will Judge Lynchburg

The return of the Lynchburg Horse Show has created more excitement for the summer. The show, scheduled July 15, 2017, has selected Russ Thompson of Devore Heights, California to judge the event. The horse show will return to its same location, Wiseman Park in Lynchburg, Tennessee. All proceeds will go to FAST to help promote
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Historic Wartrace Show Announces Judge

The historic Wartrace Horse Show will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017. This will be the 111th anniversary for this equine event. The Honorable Don Milligan has agreed to be judge.

Bobo Announced As Judge

Chris Bobo has been selected to mark the cards at the 77th Annual Red Carpet Show of the South in Pulaski, Tennessee. The show will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Giles County Agriculture Park and will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  

Equine Obituary- The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy was humanely laid to rest on June 6, 2017 following a long treatment from an injury. The beautiful black stallion was owned by Brad and Trish Harrison. The Bourne Legacy was loved by many Walking Horse enthusiasts after claiming attention as a three year old stallion. At the 2013 Tennessee Walking Horse
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Marshall County Selects Grider As Judge

The Marshall County Horseman’s Association is pleased to announce their upcoming 41st annual horse show on July 21, 2017. Judging the event will be the Honorable Brent Grider of Columbia, Kentucky. The event will feature 32 classes, including Riders Cup classes, amateur and youth classes. Gates will be manned by the TWHBEA Youth and all
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ETWHA Ladies Auxiliary Extends Show

The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association (ETWHA) Ladies Auxiliary announces that they will extend their show to a two-day show this year instead of the usual one day show. The show will host 56 classes with 12 of those being WHTA Riders’ Cup. This show will be held at the Smoky Mountain Expo Center in
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Obituary- Robert F. Hurley

Walking Horse enthusiast Robert Hurley, age 83 of Hayden, AL, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He is survived by two daughters, Theresa (Jeffrey) Fuller of Forestdale and Sherri (Ken) Clark of Danville; three grandchildren, Benjamin Fuller, Elijah Clark and Elizabeth Clark; Shirley Cowley of Bessemer; James Richard Hurley of Birmingham and numerous nieces
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Obituary- Bill Harlin

Mr. William (Bill) Wirt Harlin Jr., age 92, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The eldest son of Luella and Wirt Harlin, Bill was a 1942 Graduate of Battle Ground Academy. He attended the United States Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University, where met his wife, Barbara Ann (Nunnally)
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Obituaries

Equine Obituary- The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy was humanely laid to rest on June 6, 2017 following a long treatment from an injury. The beautiful black stallion was owned by Brad and Trish Harrison. The Bourne Legacy was loved by many Walking Horse enthusiasts after claiming attention as a three year old stallion. At the 2013 Tennessee Walking Horse
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Obituary- Robert F. Hurley

Walking Horse enthusiast Robert Hurley, age 83 of Hayden, AL, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He is survived by two daughters, Theresa (Jeffrey) Fuller of Forestdale and Sherri (Ken) Clark of Danville; three grandchildren, Benjamin Fuller, Elijah Clark and Elizabeth Clark; Shirley Cowley of Bessemer; James Richard Hurley of Birmingham and numerous nieces
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Obituary- Bill Harlin

Mr. William (Bill) Wirt Harlin Jr., age 92, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The eldest son of Luella and Wirt Harlin, Bill was a 1942 Graduate of Battle Ground Academy. He attended the United States Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University, where met his wife, Barbara Ann (Nunnally)
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Equine Obituary – I’m Pushin Delight

I’m Pushin’ Delight aka “Travis” was laid to rest at the age of 26 at Dry Dock Stables in Florence, SC on June 5, 2017. He was a 2x World Champion with wins at The Southern Championship, Belfast, Asheville, and Clemson. Dr. Larry Heiden bought him as a yearling and he was started and trained
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Obituary Buford “Buck” Martin

Walking Horse enthusiast Buford “Buck” Martin of Owenton passed away on April 29, 2017 at the age of 91. The Owen County native was born May 25, 1925 to parents Rufus and Florence Bond Martin. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings Roscoe Martin and Evelyn Faulkner. Mr. Martin served in
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Obituary- Angie Bobo

Angelyn “Angie” Parsley Samples Bobo of Shelbyville passed away April 24, 2017. At the time of death, Ms. Bobo resided at NHC Health Care in Tullahoma, TN. Services were held Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Winnifred Angelyn Parsley Sample Bobo was born November 19, 1933 in Nashville, TN to
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Obituary – Jack Mitchell

Mr. Jack Mitchell passed from this life on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. He was 78 years old. Mr. Mitchell was the son of Bill and Clara Nell Mitchell who precede him in death. He was a Walking Horse owner and faithful supporter of the industry. Walking Horses and family were how
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Obituary- Clarence Paul Williams

Mr. Clarence Paul Williams, father of Walking Horse trainer Chad Williams, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. The Rutherford County native was 74 years old. He was the son of the late W.C. and Alice Smith Williams. Mr. Williams was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Timbs. Surviving Mr. Williams are his
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Obituary- Buddy Black

Buddy Black of Woodbury, TN passed away April 2, 2017. He was 87 years old. Mr. Black was a native of Rutherford County, TN. He was the second of six sons born to parents James Hillard and Eva Groom Black. Buddy served with the 981st Army Engineers during the Korean War. He made a career
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Obituary- Jim Gerhardt

On March 17, 2017 Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter Jim Gerhardt passed away. Gerhardt, of St. Louis, Missouri, and his wife Bonnie were customers of Formac Stables. They owned Major Gee Whiz and WC She’s Calamity Jane. Other than family, one of Jim’s greatest loves was the fellowship between horse friends. Jim Gerhardt is
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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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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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