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  • WHAA Barn Party and Preview January 14, 2019 The WHAA Barn Party and Preview will be on Saturday, February 16, at 10:00 at Elysium at Choose Your Gait Farm, 1255 County Road 72, Danville, AL 35619.  For information, contact David Latham at 256-572-1820 or Kelly Peevy at 256-426-0749.  There will be an auction, lunch, and lots of good horses.  Please plan to attend.
  • Wedding Bells Coming Soon December 20, 2018The Scoop congratulates world grand champion rider Meghan Davis and Straton Hammond on their recent engagement. She said “yes” on December 2nd at the beautiful Arrington Vineyards.
  • Congratulations December 20, 2018Walking Horse trainer Jerry Williams and Melanie Record were married on Monday, December 10th at Sand Creek Farm in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Family and friends came together, witnessing the vows.  The Scoop congratulates the newlyweds.
  • ETWHA DONATES to St. Jude December 20, 2018Over the last 8 years the ETWHA has donated $67,650.00 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Tennessee Walking Horse industry donates to so many wonderful charities through their horse shows.
  • TWHBEA Executive Committee December 20, 2018The 2019 TWHBEA Executive Committee was recently elected. They are (not in order) David Williams (Tennessee), Steve Smith (Tennessee), Carrie Benedict (Kentucky), Keegan Meadows (Georgia), Ashley Wadsworth (Mississippi), Denise Rowland (Tennessee), Dr. Joseph Leith (Ohio), Russ Thompson (California), Margo Urad (Texas), Robin Webb (Kentucky), Chris Hazelwood (Tennessee), Bobby Beech (Tennessee), Jim Heiting (California).
  • WHOA BANQUET RELOCATES December 20, 2018 As a reminder the WHOA Gala and Awards Banquet will be held at “The Barn at Sycamore Farms” stunning facility on Saturday evening, February 9, 2019. Send your reservations in early as seating is limited to the first 250 paid reservations. 250 is the maximum capacity for reservations, so get your number of reservations needed ...
  • A Message from TWHBEA December 20, 2018 This year for our renewing members we are hosting a STUD FEE RAFFLE EVENT! The stud fees are being provided by Rising Star Ranch; renewing your membership by DECEMBER 31st 2018 will automatically enter you for TWO raffle entries. All those who renew between JANUARY 1st, 2019 and February 28th, 2019 will receive ONE raffle ...
  • Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship December 20, 2018 The AWHLA (Alabama Walking Horse Ladies’ Auxiliary) is now accepting scholarship applications. The deadline to submit is January 3, 2019. If you have questions, please contact Joan Kemp at 205-566-6090 or joangkemp@gmail.com.
  • ETWHA Relocates Banquet December 20, 2018 A location change is announced for the 2018 ETWHA High Point Banquet. This year’s event will be held at Courtyard by Marriott, 120 Community Center Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN. The banquet will take place January 19, 2019 with registration beginning at 6:00 pm. Banquet letters have been mailed containing ballots, registration forms and invitation letter.
  • PWHAT BANQUET DETAILS RELEASED December 20, 2018 Pleasure Walking Horse Association of Tennessee invites you to attend its annual Awards Banquet and Silent Auction to be held at the Bell Buckle Conference Center in Bell Buckle, Tennessee (located across from the Bell Buckle Café) on Saturday, January 19, 2018. There will be a social hour and silent auction, with a buffet dinner prepared ...
  • Celebration Clarifies Lease Agreements December 20, 2018 The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration recently announced that they will continue the standard of requiring ownership to show for amateur classes during The Celebration. Because lease agreements have become so popular, officials from The Celebration would like to clarify its lease rules. Beginning with the 2019 Celebration, a copy of all lease agreements must be ...
  • Obituary- Dr. William Warr December 12, 2018 Dr. W. Spurgeon Warr, age 84, of Phenix City, Alabama, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Dr. Warr was born May 24, 1934, in Abbeville, Alabama to the late Mary Louise McCloud Warr and Buford S. Warr. He graduated from Central High in 1952, Auburn University in 1955, UAB in 1959, Internship and Residency ...
  • Obituary Mickey Groom December 12, 2018 Ms. Louise Samford (Mickey) Groom of Opelika passed away at UAB University Hospital November 26, 2018. Funeral service for Ms. Groom was held November 30, 2018 at First United Methodist Church of Opelika. Interment followed at Rosemere Cemetery. Ms. Groom was born November 24, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia to parents, Dr. Millard and Gwendolyn Samford. She ...
  • Obituary- Lester John Anderson, Jr. December 12, 2018Obituary- Lester John Anderson, Jr. PINEY FLATS – Lester John Anderson, Jr., 69, passed away November 21, 2018 at his home in Piney Flats, TN. The family received friends on Saturday, November 24, 2018. A celebration of life service followed. A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Piney Grove Cemetery in Surgoinsville, ...
  • Webb Receives Honor December 12, 2018 Walking Horse owner and supporter, Senator Robin Webb was recently awarded the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s Brad Rowse Award for her work in the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses. The organization was started a little more than 15 years ago. Brad Rowse was the 26 year old DC staffer that got Webb involved in the organization, ...