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  • Wartrace Gravels Track August 7, 2017Officials of the 111th Annual Wartrace Horse Show have announced that improvements have been made on their track. The prior track was grass turf and now will hold gravel. Show management is very thankful for the donation of gravel and spreading equipment given from Hawkins Asphalt Paving LLC and Rogers Group, Inc. The horse show ...
  • Deal Me Aces Purchase August 7, 2017Reserve World Grand Champion Deal Me Aces was recently purchased by Denny Russell and Carol Missildine of Smithville, North Carolina. Deal Me Aces has had a winning year picking up blues at the National Trainers’ Show, the Gulf Coast Charity, and the Money Tree Classic. He was formerly owned by Dr. William and Jannie Chapman ...
  • Equine Obituary- Walkin’ Dollar August 7, 2017Two-time Reserve World Champion Walkin’ Dollar has passed away due to complications with colic. The beautiful roan gelding was owned and loved by the Bertram Family of Glasgow, Kentucky. Walkin’ Dollar was 10 years old. He was started by Justin Jenne’ and Rico Bravo as a two-year old and was owned at that time by Sabrina ...
  • WHOA Reschedules Shows August 7, 20172017 WHOA Show that was scheduled for June 24th at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Kentucky has been rescheduled for August 19, 2017. The WHOA Show that was scheduled for June 25th at Edmonson County Fairground in Brownsville has been rescheduled for August 20, 2017.
  • Roger Latham Memorial Walking Show Rescheduled August 7, 2017The Roger Latham Memorial Walking Horse Show, scheduled for Friday, July 28th, has been postponed until October 14th. Weather conditions caused the show to be postponed.
  • Benefit Country Boy Horse Show August 7, 2017Please make plans to attend a Benefit Country Boy Horse Show and Silent Auction on Saturday, August 12th at 6:00 pm for Mr. Bob Nelms. This event will take place at Pleasant Valley Farms. Bob has been active in the Walking Horse and Spotted Saddle Horse arena for many years, and is currently battling cancer. ...
  • Roger Latham Memorial Walking Horse Show cancelled July 28, 2017The Roger Latham Memorial Horse Show (walking) scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather, the new date for the walking show is Oct. 14. The racking show tomorrow night is still scheduled as planned.
  • Celebration Entry Deadline July 20, 2017Entry deadline for the 79th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm. All preliminary entries must be made by that date.
  • A Note From Pleasant Valley Farms July 20, 2017To our customers and friends, After much thought and consideration, we have decided to cancel our Celebration Super Sale and Yearling Festival at Pleasant Valley Farms on September 1st and 2nd. I appreciate everyone that has thought about consigning to our sale and the customers that come each year to buy horses and yearlings. Having to many ...
  • Celebration Announces 2017 Judging Panel July 20, 2017 The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has selected Jennifer Bingham, Chris Bobo, Scotty Brooks, David Landrum and Bill Reel to judge the 79th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. The Celebration will be held Aug. 23 through Sept. 2, 2017. Both Scotty Brooks, from Bowling Green, Kentucky and Reel, from Harrisonburg, Virginia will both be making ...
  • Celebration Amends Qualifying Class July 20, 2017At the most recent Celebration board meeting, the decision was made to combine the Owner/Amateur 15.2 Mare and Gelding class with the Owner/Amateur Pony Mare & Gelding class. This combined class, Owner/Amateur Riders on 15.2 & Under Mares/Geldings will be number 121 and take place on Tuesday August 29. The change from Pony ...
  • WHOA International Pleasure & Colt Grand Championship July 20, 2017The 39th Annual WHOA International Grand Championship Horse Show is fast approaching; it is practically at our doorstep. We have some important reminders for you as this looks to be one of the most successful Internationals. To date there are 430 stall reservations and 70 camper sites reserved. Three classes have been added to the show ...
  • WHOA International show Announces Judges & Class Schedule July 15, 2017The 39th Annual International Pleasure & Colt Grand Championship, scheduled for July 21 – 29, 2017 is soon approaching and promises to be the year’s greatest showcase for the flat-shod Tennessee Walking Horse. As is tradition, the show will be held at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, 304 ...
  • William Pennington Obituary July 15, 2017William Caudle Pennington, age 88 passed away July 4, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Thompson Station, TN and member of Thompson Station United Methodist Church. Inductee in the Walking Horse Hall of Fame for his horse training and winning several championships. Preceded in death by parents, William Ernest and Lucille Caudle Pennington and ...
  • MCKENZI ANN LOID obituary July 15, 2017McKenzi Ann Loid passed away on June 27, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born on Thursday, December 14, 1989 in Bowling Green, KY. She is survived by her parents, Tommy Jr. and Robin Loid of Bowling Green, her brother, Tommy III and wife Krista, sister, Emily Wilkins and husband Craig. Niece and nephew Riley Ruthanne ...