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  • Obituary- Bob Nelms October 2, 2017 Mr. James Robert “Bob” Nelms, age 67, of College Grove, Tennessee, passed from this life on Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home in College Grove. A Marshall County native, Mr. Nelms was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was an equipment operator in the construction industry. He was a great supporter ...
  • Obituary- Buddy Dick October 2, 2017 Lifetime Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers’ Association member Buddy Gene Dick passed away September 23, 2017. He was 77 years old. Buddy was born in Science Hill, Kentucky on October 7, 1939 to Columbus and Mary Dick. He was a great supporter of the Tennessee Walking Horse. He made a career of training and in 1997 moved ...
  • NCCWHS Adds Class October 2, 2017` The NCCWHS has added Class 71A – Experienced Trainers 36 & Over Specialty to the October 7 show schedule.
  • The 2016 Racking World Grand Champion Under New Ownership October 2, 2017 Tears, the 2016 Racking Horse Association Breeders and Exhibitors World Grand Champion, has a new owner. Tears won the Championship title with trainer Jamie Lawrence for owners Kimberly and Perry Walden. The World Grand Champion was purchased prior to this year’s Racking World Championship show by The Roy Wester Family. Roy directed Tears to a ...
  • Fall Breeding Coming Soon October 2, 2017 Love is in the air for your mare so let The Scoop help guide you to the winners’ circle. Our Fall Breeders’ Guide will be part of our next publication. If you have a breeding stallion that you would like showcased, please contact any of our advertising representatives listed in the front of this issue.
  • Celebration Releases Tunica News October 2, 2017The Tunica Fall Classic Horse Show will be held November 2-4, 2017 at the Paul Battle Jr. Arena in Tunica, Mississippi. Celebration officials have announced that the Gold Strike Resort and Casino, an MGM hotel, will once again serve as the host hotel. This hotel offers first class amenities, along with special horse show rates. ...
  • 50th Annual Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show Class Sheet September 19, 2017Alabama Jubilee Class Sheet – Oct 27-28, 2017
  • WHOA Releases Show Updates September 19, 2017The Walking Horse Owners’ Association would like to announce that the upcoming show Sunday, September 17 at the Tennessee State Fair in Nashville, TN will be changed from formal attire to casual attire (collared shirt, long pants and boots). Bobbikay Hein will judge the show. Class 15 was a duplicate class and now reads Classic ...
  • Tragic Fire at Nance Stables September 19, 2017On September 5, 2017 Nance Stables, located at Crane Farms in Alabama, experienced a devastating barn fire. Trainer Keith Nance reported that 23 horses perished and almost all barn items were destroyed. Friends and fellow trainers have stepped up to help. A benefit auction will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Pleasant Valley Farms, ...
  • Thomas Receives Humanitarian Award September 19, 2017The Evan Lloyd Adamson Humanitarian Award, named in honor of the former Celebration ringmaster, is given by The Celebration each year recognizing an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to The Celebration. This year’s recipient is Mark Thomas. Mark is a Shelbyville native that chose to raise his family in his hometown. He ...
  • Perdue Applauds President Trump’s Selections for Key USDA Posts September 19, 2017Press Release from USDA Office of Communications Release No. 0096.17 (Washington, D.C., September 1, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded President Donald J. Trump’s selection of three individuals for key positions within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The president announced Gregory Ibach as Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP), Bill ...
  • Obituary- Joe Lee Cunningham September 19, 2017 Joe Lee Cunningham Sr., 80, of Rockwood, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Cunningham was a member of St. Clair Baptist Church, Spring City. He was retired from Y-12 Federal Government Plant, Oak Ridge, with 26 years of service. He was an associate member of the Horse Protection Act Association. He was ...
  • PC Splash Announces Judges September 19, 2017 The PC Splash Classic will be held Saturday, September 23rd at the Champions Arena located on the Celebration grounds in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The show will begin at 5:00pm. Scoring the cards for the event will be Frankie Jo Bradley, Smokey Carswell and Johnny Puckett. For more information on the show or sponsorships, contact Todd Fisher, ...
  • DesJarlais Recognized September 19, 2017 The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary annually presents a merit award to someone who has been an active source in helping the Walking Horse industry. Congressman Scott DesJarlais is the recipient of this year’s award. In 2010, DesJarlais was elected to represent Tennessee’s fourth district. He immediately heard the voice of concern and took interest in the ...
  • Celebrating Results September 19, 2017As the 2017 Celebration has wrapped up, we can reflect back on one of the most positive shows in the past five years. Even the cooler temperature cooperated, making it very pleasant for our beloved Tennessee Walking Horse. With 16 fewer classes, entries were still on the rise at 1,774. 111,117 fans paid to experience ...