News

  • WHTA Youth Council Trail Ride March 24, 2017
  • East Tennessee Walking Horse Association News March 24, 2017Smoky Mountain Association Scholarship Program deadline is April 1, 2017 – DON’T miss an opportunity to apply for this scholarship. Application is on the Forms page. ________________________________________ The East TN Trainers Association will host a barn party / trade day at Chris Helton Stables - April 1, 2017. Come and enjoy horse’s, food, silent auction and corn hole tournament. _____________________________________________________ High ...
  • FLAG HORSE SOUGHT March 24, 2017Do you think your horse has charisma and striking beauty? If so, then perhaps your horse should be the next flag horse for the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. After 12 show seasons, current flag bearer Counterfeit Dollar retired. Traditionally the flag horse was a padded white horse. However horses of other colors will be considered. ...
  • Equine Obituary- The Duck March 24, 2017The Jim Baum Family recently announced the passing of the 1999 15.2 & Under World Grand Champion The Duck. The black stallion was humanely laid to rest on March 12, 2017- four days after his 27th birthday. Although Rodney Dick directed The Duck to a World Grand Championship, Dr. Jim Baum also accumulated numerous wins with ...
  • Equine Obituary- Disarmed March 24, 2017WC Disarmed has passed away at the age of 17. The sorrel mare was owned by Joan Kemp and Casee Bush.  Throughout her show ring career, Disarmed claimed 34 blue ribbons. In 2010, Casee Bush directed the mare to a World Championship title winning the Owner/Amateur Novice Riders on Novice Park Pleasure Mares class. Gen’s ...
  • Equine Obituary- Black Diamond Ritz March 24, 2017The partnership of Zinter & Doran has announced the passing of Black Diamond Ritz. Sired by He’s Puttin’ On The Ritz, the beautiful black stallion was foaled March 12, 2002. After a short show ring career, his legacy became his offspring: RWC Ritz’s Diamond Broker, WC Hey Pretty Girl, WC Adorable Diamond, WC The Camp Town ...
  • Judge for SCWH Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show Announced March 24, 2017The judge for the SCWH Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show will be Mike McCormick. The show is April 7th and 8th in Clemson, SC. We ask that you please support the first SC show of the year with a sponsorship. Please contact me, Beverly McLeod, Sandra Blackwell or Billie DeArmond for any questions. We look forward ...
  • DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSES TRAINERS March 24, 2017Shelbyville, TN- On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 USDA-APHIS Deputy Director Administrator Bernadette Juarez addressed the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association at their March meeting. This meeting is an annual event that is held in conjunction with the National Trainers’ Show. In Juarez’s speech, she communicated the group’s goals which were also released as part of the APHIS’ ...
  • Obituary -Sidney Baucom March 24, 2017Sidney George Baucom was born October 21, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the first of three children born to parents Sidney and Nora Palfreyman Baucom. He attended West High School followed by undergraduate studies and Law School at the University of Utah. After graduating, he married his high school sweetheart and love ...
  • OBITUARY – CLYDE FRANCE March 24, 2017Please keep Daphne France, her mother, Audrey and her family in your prayers. Daphne is in Virginia with her mother and does not have cell service. To reach the family call 276-926-4017. Clyde was a member of the NCWHA and loved showing his horses. James Clyde France, age 68, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. Mr. ...
  • NCWHA Sneak Preview March 13, 2017The North Carolina Walking Horse Association hosted their annual Sneak Preview on Saturday, March 11, at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas, North Carolina. A large group of participants and spectators came to see great Tennessee Walking Horses, enjoy a fabulous BBQ lunch, share yummy desserts, and bid on great items at the live and silent auctions. ...
  • Members-Only Programs TWHBEA Offers March 9, 2017 TWHBEA offers many programs for anyone in the breed! Whether you are showing weanlings or yearlings, trail riding your pastures at home or on organized rides, teaching others to ride as a certified riding instructor, showing at horse shows in the performance, pleasure or versatility division, breeding mares or stallions, TWHBEA has several different programs ...
  • Senator Robin Webb Bill Approved March 9, 2017 Excellent day today in Frankfort, Ky., as Senate Agriculture Committee (chaired by Paul Hornback of Shelbyville) unanimously approves Senator Robin L. Webb (KY)’s bill to officially classify equines as livestock. In the photo to the left, Senator Webb is discussing her bill with the ag committee, with Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer behind her on ...
  • Obituary – Sue Ellen Overstreet March 9, 2017July 7, 1957 – February 24, 2017 Sue Ellen (Susie) Overstreet, 59, of Vinton, Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 24, 2017, after a long, courageous and hard fought battle against cancer. Susie was born on July 7, 1957. Charlie Overstreet, Susie’s father; Shiloh, her beautiful black cocker spaniel; Ebony’s ...
  • Obituary – Benny Johnson March 9, 2017 A Celebration of Life for Benny Louis Johnson age 73 of Shelbyville was held at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel on Thursday, March 9, 2017 with Dr. Bill Jaber and Brother Steve Murphree officiating. Visitation with the family was from 4-6 with the memorial immediately following at 6:00 PM. Originally from War, West Virginia, he was the son ...