by Courtney Grider


            CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - The Taylor County Fair Tommie Johns Memorial Horse Show was held on June 16, 2007, at the Taylor County Fairgrounds in Campbellsville, Ky. The show started at 6 p.m. with Greg Johnston marking the cards for the 34 classes of the night.

            The show began with the very popular Lead Line class. There were so many entries they ran out of trophies. Next was the Two-Year-Old Walking class. The team of Wavin’ In The Wind and Charles Tooley emerged victorious for owner Graham Holt of Lexington, Ky. Reserve in the good class of two-year-olds went to Big Boy Cash and owner R.C. Gabehart of Knifley, Ky.

            The Youth Walking 17 and Under division blue ribbon went to Designer Original and Ken Barker for JT Broades of Richmond, Ky. Touch By Generator and Miranda Quinn rode to reserve honors in a great class of juveniles.

            In one of the biggest classes of the night, the Country Pleasure class, it was I’ve Got The Advantage and Alexis Tooley that claimed the first place ribbon for Andy Withers of Columbia, Ky. Flash For Cash and Ashley Burton were reserve.

            In a nice class of novice riders it was Rich Witch and Bradley Hayes who won the Novice Walking class for owner Grover Blaylock of Hanceville, Ala. Reserve honors were awarded to Sky Night Watch and rider Justin Brown for R.C. Gabehart of Knifley, Ky.

            Evil’s Independence and Shawn Cook took home the blue in the Open Three-Year-Old class for Arthur Chaudoin of Greensburg, Ky. Reserve honors were awarded to Dollar’s Sassy Lady and Wes Hendrick of Bowling Green, Ky.

            Busting With Design and Ronnie Grider made the good ride in the Amateur Walking No Canter class. He’s Top Secret and Bill Carmichael were reserve for Stephens and Carmichael.

            Making the victory pass in the Show Pleasure Walking division was Louis Judd and Up Jumped Flashy for Louis Judd of Campbellsville, Ky. Taking the red ribbon was the team of A Fine Prowler and Ronnie Brooks of Bowling Green, Ky.

            The Three and Four-Year-Old Amateur Walking No Canter class was won by Stone Cold Dangerous and Bill Carmichael for owners Stephens and Carmichael of Mt. Sterling, Ky. Dancing With Evil and Brook Curry were awarded the reserve ribbon in the good class of three and four-year-olds.

            In the finale of the evening it was I Ain’t Chump Change and Brent Grider who made the victory pass for the Kenny Quinn family of Columbia, Ky. Taking reserve honors in the class were Lonestar JR and Bill Carmichael for Stephens and Carmichael of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

            This concludes the coverage of the Taylor County Fair Tommie Johns Memorial Horse Show. Complete results of the show can be seen at