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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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GWHEA Fun Happening

The Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitors Association will be having their Fun Happening March 18, 2017.  This event will be held at Price Stables located in Fairmount, GA.  It will begin at 12 noon with a barbeque lunch to be followed by an auction and colt preview.  Everyone is invited to attend.  For more information contact
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Obituary – Jon Dean Scott

March 30, 1936 – February 7, 2017 Jon Dean Scott passed from this earth February 7, 2017 at the age of 80 from acute renal failure while residing at Century Pines Assisted Living in Ozark, Missouri. He was born March 30, 1936 in Blue Eye, Missouri to parents Charles Eugene (Gene) and Ruby Harryman Scott.
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NCWHA Sneak Preview

The NCWHA will host the 2017 Sneak Preview on Saturday, March 11 at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas, NC. Lunch will be served at 12:00 Noon with the association providing barbecue, sides, bread, and drinks. Members are asked to bring a dessert to add to the festivities and are encouraged to bring chairs to assist you
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TWH Repeat The Beat At Breyerfest

Repeat The Beat, also known as Pete, is the Tennessee Walking Horse that will represent our breed at Breyerfest. Breyerfest will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Kentucky July 14-16, 2017. After a career in the Tennessee Walking Horse show circuit Pete now competes in Jumpers, Three-Day Eventing, and Handy Hunter Field
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Pleasant Valley Farms Offers Exciting Weekend

A time of great food, fun and fellowship will be available on Saturday, March 4th beginning at 5:00PM at Pleasant Valley Farms. The Spring Fling is slated to host a Chili Supper and Colt Preview. All money raised during this event will go toward the FAST Legal Fund. The Spring Selection Horse Sale that was
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Rising Star Ranch Host Meet & Greet

On Friday, March 3, 2017 Rising Star Ranch will host a Meet, Greet and Eat Evening. This will take place at 5:00PM. Make plans to attend this event. The address is 481 Snell Road, Shelbyville, TN.

Ladies Auxiliary Membership Dues

An important deadline is quickly approaching for any lady wishing to become part of the Walking Horse Trainers Ladies’ Auxiliary. Form and dues must be postmarked by March 1st to be eligible to show in 2017. So Walking Horse Trainers Ladies Auxiliary Members…. get your membership forms in!

Kentucky Judges Clinic To Be Held

On February 26, 2017, the KY HIO 2017 judges clinic will be held at Cottonwood Farms in Corbin, KY. This clinic is an important requirement for any new KY HIO judge and apprentice judges who did not have a KY HIO license in 2016. Also anyone that has a previous license with another HIO and
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Trainers’ Appreciation Night Boasts Karaoke Contest

If you are traveling to Shelbyville, TN to the Trainer’s Show on March 23rd-25th, 2017, you might just want to come a day early. The Wednesday prior to the show, March 22, has been designated as Trainers’ Appreciation Night. The Hall of Fame Room will be the place to be as this night will be
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FAST IS HARD AT WORK

FAST’s first Match Monday is completed! It was a fun, Facebook day! The total donated February 13, 2017 was $6245.00.Thank you for these contributions. All donations go into the FAST Legal/Preservation Fund! Congratulations to the randomly drawn winner, Meredith Driskell. She won the luxurious leather halter and lead donated by Bedford Tack and a beautiful
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Pleasant Valley Livestock Auction welcomes Billy Morgan and Kenny Lawrence

Pleasant Valley Livestock Auction welcomes Billy Morgan and Kenny Lawrence. They have joined on to be a part of the Spring Fling 2017. Give Billy or Kenny a call to enter your horses in the sale or get more information. Remember 10% of all proceeds goes back to Spencer Benedict Stables to help them with
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Donkey Basketball

Tickets are now on sale! They will be available @ Elite Physical Therapy, Bedford Tack, Pit Stop, The Walking Horse Report & Corner Cleaners. We are also now accepting players… Contact any of the following to purchase tickets or sign up to play. Don’t wait to the last minute! We sold out of tickets last
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Obituary – Edwin Gallun Jr.

Gallun Jr., Edwin A. “Ned” Called home to the Lord on December 14, 2016, age 85. Loving husband of Elfriede (nee Jatzkowski) for 59 years. Dear dad of Lisa (James) Baum, Amanda (Tom) Wood and Martin (Angela) Gallun. Proud grandpa of Jacob (Brittany) Baum, Luke Baum, Nathan Raitmaier, Connor and Tyler Gallun. Brother of Douglas
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Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association

Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association is pleased to again be offering college scholarships this spring. Applicant eligibility requirements are as follows: 1. Must be able to demonstrate an interest in equine activities. 2. Cannot apply for the scholarship before junior year of high school. 3. Cannot be over the age of 24. 4. Must be
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Show Results

South Carolina Banquet Winners

South Carolina Banquet Winners

KWHRA Awards Banquet High Point Winners

KWHRA Awards Banquet

TWHBEA Awards Banquet High Point Winners

TWHBEA Awards Banquet

Alabama Jubilee Results

Alabama Jubilee Charity Results

Madison County Results

Madison County Horse Show Results

Clemson, SC Results

Clemson, SC Results

SSHBEA Fall Show Results

SSHBEA Fall Show

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

ETWHA Fall Classic Results

Baileyton Results

Baileyton Results

NC Championship Results

NC Championship Results

RHBAA World Celebration Results

RHBAA Results

PC Splash Results

PC Splash Results

2016 Celebration Results

CELEBRATION RESULTS

TWHBEA World Series Results

TWHBEA World Series Results

Roger Latham Memorial Results

Roger Latham Memorial Results

Obituaries

Obituary – Jon Dean Scott

March 30, 1936 – February 7, 2017 Jon Dean Scott passed from this earth February 7, 2017 at the age of 80 from acute renal failure while residing at Century Pines Assisted Living in Ozark, Missouri. He was born March 30, 1936 in Blue Eye, Missouri to parents Charles Eugene (Gene) and Ruby Harryman Scott.
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Obituary – Edwin Gallun Jr.

Gallun Jr., Edwin A. “Ned” Called home to the Lord on December 14, 2016, age 85. Loving husband of Elfriede (nee Jatzkowski) for 59 years. Dear dad of Lisa (James) Baum, Amanda (Tom) Wood and Martin (Angela) Gallun. Proud grandpa of Jacob (Brittany) Baum, Luke Baum, Nathan Raitmaier, Connor and Tyler Gallun. Brother of Douglas
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Obituary – Chad Baucom

Chad Edwin Baucom, 49, of Monroe, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Chad took over the family business, Baucom Stables, and spent his entire life training and showing Tennessee Walking Horses. Chad has been described as a legend in the Walking Horse Industry by many. Not only was he a master horseman,
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OBITUARY – David Lee Howard

David Lee Howard, 72, of Shelbyville, Tenn., passed away Saturday, December 17, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 20, at the Feldhaus Funeral Home in Shelbyville from 4 to 7pm. The funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 21 at noon at St.
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The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Loses Icon Billy Gray

Webster Dictionary defines “icon” as a person who is very successful and admired. There’s no other walking horse trainer that fits this description better than Mr. Billy Gray, and when an icon passes, there is a great loss. Mr. Gray passed from this life very early on the morning of Wednesday, November2, 2016. He was
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Obituary Dr. Michael Harold Piet

Dr. M.H. “Michael” Piet, of Mint Hill, NC, passed away at home on Sunday, the 6th of November 2016, due to an extended illness with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years old. Born March 10, 1959, in Greenville, NC, Michael was a son of Jim Piet and the late Diane Piet.
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Obituary- Dr. W. H. Hill

Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast, long time supporter and World Champion equestrian Dr. W. H. “Harry” Hill has passed away. He would have celebrated his 99th birthday next week. Most recently, Dr. Hill and Kudo’s For Cash claimed top honors in the Owner-Amateur 70 Years & Over class for three consecutive years at the Tennessee Walking
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Obituary – Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D.

Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D., recently of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Williamson County Medical Center at age 87. Dr. Harmon was born April 8, 1929 in Houston, Mississippi, the son of Grace McWhorter Harmon and Roy Franklin Harmon, Sr. Dr. Harmon was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where
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Show Ring Champion London Rain Passes Away

Thursday August 4, 2016—The Tennessee Walking horse industry is sad to learn of the passing of London Rain. Rain brought many victories to top trainers as Steve Aymett, Chad Baucom, Tyler Baucom, Derek Bonner, Mike Hilley, Justin Jenne’ and Link Webb. London Rain was owned by Erica Hartlein at the time of his passing. Erica
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Tennessee Walking horse industry mourns the passing of World Grand Champion He’s Putting On The Ritz

Shelbyville, Tenn.– Wednesday August 3, 2016 one of the all time greats and multi-World and World Grand Champion, He’s Putting On The Ritz passed away in his sleep at the age of 25. Ritz was standing at stud at Rising Star Ranch located in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Ritz was kept under private treaty for his stud
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Charles E. Brantley Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. Charles E. Brantley, age 91 of Wartrace will be conducted at 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Louis Johnson and Tom Brantley officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until time of
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Carol Ann Gavin Obituary

Carol Ann Gavin, age 78, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at Adams Place in Murfreesboro, TN. She was a native of Lanett, AL and lived in Georgia and Tennessee most of her life. She was a wonderful southern lady, avid gardner and lover of life, who never once met a stranger. Carol Ann
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Bob Westbrook Passes

The Scoop sends our condolences to the Bob Westbrook family. Bob has been involved in the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry for years and has always supported his wife, Wayne, with her show horses.  Bob passed away June 24, 2016 from renal failure.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Tennessee Kidney Foundation.

Larry Lowman Obituary

Larry Lowman passed from this life on June 20 in Naples, Florida. He was the son of Dot Lowman of Murfreesboro and the late Lee Roy Lowman. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Terry Lowman, of Naples, Florida, one son, Larry Lowman II, of Shelbyville, three step-children, Chris (Antonia) Helton
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Mary Anne Studdard Hensley Obituary

Mary Anne Studdard Hensley, 78, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native of Sweetwater, and a lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie Gladys Latham Studdard. She was District Deputy for U.S. Congressman Bill Brock.
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