Equine Obituary- Gen’s Armed And Dangerous

s9f02343.tifThe Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a great ambassador. The 1994 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse, Gen’s Armed And Dangerous has passed at the age of 29. The Arthur Gordon Family considered this great stallion as a part of their family. California trainer Russ Thompson purchased him as a yearling from Claude Crowley, knowing the Gordon Family would fall in love with him. Upon seeing him for the first time, Gordon knew he had something special. Though purchased as an amateur horse for Susan Gordon, Thompson is the one who ended up showing him.

Following the 1994 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, his career continued as a breeding stallion. Customers from all over the nation chose Gen’s Armed And Dangerous because of his natural talent and impeccable looks.

At the time of his death the partnership of Brown, Hulsey and Pedigo owned the World Grand Champion. The stallion still remains the only California horse to win the World Grand Championship title. The Scoop sends our warmest condolences to all who cherished Gen’s Armed And Dangerous.

GWHEA Cancels Summer Classic

The GWHEA Summer Classic scheduled for July 21st has been cancelled due to the lack of local and financial sponsors.

WHOA Announces International Judges

The Walking Horse Owners’ Association will host the Annual International Pleasure and Colt Championships on July 27- August 4, 2018. This event will take place at the Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro. Tennessee. WHOA officials have released the three judges’ names that will be scoring the cards. They are Charlie Brown of Princeton, Kentucky; Shelli MeHaffey of Shelbyville, Tennessee; and Lonnie Messick of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. For more information on this show, visit www.walkinghorseowners.com.

Mid-South Walking Horse Association Announces Judge

The Mid-South Walking Horse Association Show will be held July 14, 2018 at Pugh Bourne Park in Jackson, Tennessee. Show officials have announced Dickie Scrivner will mark the cards as judge.

Waynesville Prepares For Show

The Waynesville Charity Horse Show will be held on Friday, July 20th beginning at 6:00pm and Saturday, July 21st beginning at 4:00 pm. This event will take place at the Waynesville Show Grounds in Waynesville, North Carolina with Newton Parks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee marking the cards. For information, contact Carol Missildine at 919-437-6597.

Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Judge Announced

The Fayetteville Blue Ribbon Horse Show will take place on August 2nd at the Lincoln County Horseman’s & 4-H Show Grounds in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Organizers have announced that Russ Thompson will be the judge.

Money Tree Classic Hosting Horses and More

The 35th Annual Money Tree Classic is scheduled for Friday, July 6th at Champions Arena. Proceeds from this charitable event will support therapeutic riding programs, local scholarships and organizations, and the Walking Horse industry.

The show will begin at 4:00pm. Kids will have the opportunity to meet and greet Moanna and Captain Jack Sparrow from 5:00-7:00pm as well as get their face painted. A silent auction benefitting Ronal Young will take place throughout the night, as well as live music provided by Kentucky’s Devin Hale. Make plans to attend this fun-filled night while celebrating the greatest breed of horse and the greatest country- America!

Christmas In July Update

Show Chair Julie Graham has announced a change in the Christmas In July Show schedule. Class 9a will be Amateur Country Pleasure English and Class 32 will now be Amateur Country Pleasure Western. The show is scheduled to take place July 4th & 5th .

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Christmas In July Announces Changes

The Christmas In July Show will be held July 4th-5th at the Bedford County Ag Center. Organizers have added the following classes to their class schedule:
Class 21 Amateur Park Pleasure 4 & Under
Class 27 Weanlings
Class 33 Yearlings
Class 49 AOT
For any questions please contact Julie Graham at 931-619-2520.