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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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WHOA Spring Classic Rescheduled

The WHOA Spring Classic that was scheduled for April 7, 2018 at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm was canceled due to weather. The new date will be October 6, 2018. Mark your calendars for this event. For more information contact WHOA. 615-494-8822

Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary Scholarship

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization dedicated to charitable organizations, such as the programs for handicapped riders, and the promotion of the Tennessee Walking Horse. Each year the Auxiliary awards scholarships to any person involved with Tennessee Walking Horses who is furthering his/her education. Scholarships are based on need, merit, and
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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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SSHBEA Registration Rule Change

Registration Rules have been amended/updated!! Rule 3.6 In the event that neither parent is tobiano, but the applicant meets all other registration requirements, both parents must be SSHBEA registered, DNA parentage verified horses. The horse applying must be DNA parentage verified. 3.6 (a) All geldings meeting color and gait requirements are eligible for registration regardless
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Celebration Announces Fun Show Judges

The 48th Annual Spring Fun Show will be held in the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee on May 24-26, 2018. The Celebration officials have announced the judges. Marking the cards will be Jamie Hankins, David Sisk and Johnny Puckett. Hankins has judged The Celebration six times and Sisk has judged The Celebration two times and
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Dekle To Judge Alabama Ladies Auxiliary

The Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Show will take place May 5, 2018. Mack Dekle of Shelbyville, Tennessee has been selected to mark the cards for this year’s event. The show will take place in Priceville, Alabama at the Celebration Arena.

Columbia Spring Jubilee Announces Judges

The Columbia Spring Jubilee will take place May 31–June 2, 2018. The event will be held at the Maury County Parks & Recreation in Columbia, Tennessee. Judging this year’s show will be Jamie Bradshaw, Aaron Self and Brent Grider.

Green and Claxton Wed

JoyceMarie Green and Robert Lee Claxton were joined in marriage on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The nuptials took place in front of family and friends during an oceanside wedding in Panama City Beach, Florida. The couple will make their home in Shelbyville. The Scoop sends our best wishes to the newlyweds.

Tennessee Walking Horse Museum Receives State Awards

The following is a press release from the Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum. The Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) awards recognized outstanding projects and individual achievement at the recent statewide conference in West Tennessee. The awards ceremony took place on March 21 at the Latta Arts Center in Selmer, Tennessee. The TAM Awards of Excellence
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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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Show Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

FAST Spring Showcase Results

SCWHA Ladies Auxiliary Results

SCWHA Ladies Auxiliary 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

Obituaries

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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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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