News

  • SCWHA Announces $500 Payout To Champion April 24, 2017The SCWHA will host the Spring Show at Dillon Park in Sumter, SC on May 6. This will be a ribbon only show, with the Walking Horse Championship class having a $500 payout, graciously donated by a supporter of the SCWHA. This will be a double points show for SCWHA Points.
  • Footloose 5K for kids April 24, 2017The 4th Annual Footloose 5k For Kids was held Saturday April 15, 2017. It started at 8:00am and was the Celebration Grounds. The Walking Horse Trainers Ladies Auxiliary hosted another great event.
  • WHT Auxiliary donates to FAST April 24, 2017The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary hosted the annual silent auction during the National Trainers’ Show. The Auxiliary donated $3500 to the FAST Legal Fund with proceeds from the auction.
  • Sisk Family Contributes to Benedict Stables Fund April 24, 2017The Andrew Sisk Family has recently announced that the breeding fees received from I’m NRA will be donated to the Spencer Benedict Stables Fund. This fund has been set aside to help defray veterinary expenses following the devastating tragedy from December 2016 that took place at the Benedict Stables.
  • Waynesville Lions Club April 24, 2017The Waynesville Lions Club Show will not be held this year. Please make this change on your show schedules.
  • WHOA Announces 2017 Rules Revisions April 24, 2017The Walking Horse Owners Association Board of Directors has announced that the following revisions and clarifications for the 2017 Rulebook will be effective immediately. 1. All youth, 11 & Under, must wear ASTM-SEI approved headgear (helmets) in all riding classes. This is a safety requirement. 2. Youth that show in a specified “11 & Under” Class may ...
  • Christmas In July Becomes Two-Day Event With Three Judge Panel April 24, 2017The Christmas In July Horse Show, which annually kicks off the Fourth of July weekend, will be adding a night to its show. The show will be held June 28-29, 2017 with 25 classes each day. This will be triple points for Riders’ Cup Classes. The show will be held at the Bedford County Ag ...
  • Craft Will Judge Money Tree Classic April 24, 2017Organizers of the Money Tree Classic have announced Travis Craft of Crofton, KY will judge their show. The Money Tree Classic is put on by the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association Auxiliary and will be held June 30, 2017 at the Bedford County Agriculture Center. For more information, contact 931-205-3493.  
  • Columbia Spring Jubilee Announces Judges April 24, 2017The Columbia spring Jubilee will be held June 1-3, 2017 at the Maury County Park in Columbia, TN. Accepting the task of marking the cards are Jennifer Bingham, Derek Bonner and Robbie Spiller. For more information about the show, contact 931-798-3139.  
  • West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Announces Addition April 24, 2017Vicki Benjamin, horse show organizer, has announced the addition of Class 11A- Riders’ Cup 4 & Under Trail Pleasure. The West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Horse Show will take place May 12, 2017 at the Chalmus Davenport Arena in Humboldt, TN. Charlie Brown will be judging the event.
  • Senate Vote To Confirm Perdue April 24, 2017On April 24, 2017, the full Senate will vote on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue. Perdue is the former governor of Georgia. Upon the confirmation vote passing, Sonny Perdue will lead the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • Obituary – Jack Mitchell April 24, 2017Mr. Jack Mitchell passed from this life on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. He was 78 years old. Mr. Mitchell was the son of Bill and Clara Nell Mitchell who precede him in death. He was a Walking Horse owner and faithful supporter of the industry. Walking Horses and family were how ...
  • Obituary- Clarence Paul Williams April 24, 2017Mr. Clarence Paul Williams, father of Walking Horse trainer Chad Williams, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. The Rutherford County native was 74 years old. He was the son of the late W.C. and Alice Smith Williams. Mr. Williams was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Timbs. Surviving Mr. Williams are his beloved ...
  • Bedford Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Show April 6, 2017On April 22, 2017 the Bedford Cancer Foundation will host its annual Walking For Cancer Horse Show. The fundraising event will take place at the Champions Arena on The Celebration grounds in Shelbyville, TN. This horse show is a major source of funds that helps patients and families in Bedford County who are having financial ...
  • Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show Announces Deadline April 6, 2017The Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show will be held in Panama City Beach, FL at the Frank Brown Park. This event will take place April 27-29, 2017. Show officials have announced the deadline for stall reservations will be April 17th. The cost is $125 per stall. To reserve stalls or for more show information email ...