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2020 Graduate: Bryce Way



Bryce Way – Shelbyville, Tennessee

WHAT HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE ARE YOU GRADUATING FROM?
Cascade High School

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOLLOWING GRADUATION?
I plan to attend trade school in the fall and continue working at the barn.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED IN THE TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE INDUSTRY AND/OR HOW ARE YOU RELATED TO THE INDUSTRY?
All my life; my dad, Chad Way, trains horses and also my late grandfather, Phillip Wilson, trained horses. My mom, Tara Boyce, also grew up showing horses.

DO YOU CURRENTLY HAVE HORSES IN TRAINING AND IF SO, WHO ARE THEY AND WHO IS YOUR TRAINER?
I do not have any horses in training at this time.

TELL US ABOUT A SPECIAL HORSE RELATED MEMORY WHETHER IN THE RING, ON THE TRAIL OR AT THE BARN?
I have so many to tell but always enjoyed my days at Leatherwood Farms working with my dad, Rico, Shorty and the rest of the crew.

HOW HAVE HORSES HELPED YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE?
Working at the barns the past five years, riding, cleaning stalls, grooming the horses, etc has taught me a great deal of responsibility, to have a good work ethic and patience.

DO YOU HAVE ANY PERSONAL WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO PASS ALONG TO FELLOW SENIORS DURING THIS TIME?
“One More Time” 

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