Skip to content

The 21st Annual WHOA/Kiwanis Show Was A Daytime Event

by Stephanie Rose

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – One hundred and eighty-seven entries made the gate call at the 21st annual WHOA/Kiwanis Show. It went on even though there were some changes to this year’s show. The ring at the park in Murfreesboro where the show was usually held was torn down this past year and the show was moved to Glen Oaks Farm, which is located down Barfield-Crescent Road. The show began promptly at 10 a.m. on June 27, 2009. This show has changed to WHOA’s new pleasure horse style show with many pleasure classes and six performance divisions for a total of 35 classes. The show was a casual dress event and riding suits were discouraged. The temperature was very warm, but thankfully the concession stand had plenty of cold drinks and water. They also had delicious hamburgers. Judy Martin of Shelbyville, Tenn., marked the cards for the show.

WHOA would like to thank Womack Stables for hosting the event. They would also like to give a special thank you to Winner’s Circle Supply in Shelbyville, Tenn., for donating a goody bag of sample horse products to each winner and for the western saddle donation. Each exhibitor was given a numbered ticket for the western saddle drawing, which made it advantageous to show more in order to have a greater chance to win. Charlie Howard of Murfreesboro, Tenn., had the winning ticket. Many of the WHOA shows this year have been included in a cash/prize giveaway program. The exhibitors at the show seemed very positive about the way the show went and how it was ran.

Complete results may be found by clicking here.

More Stories

  • **Updated Horse Show Schedule

    The Walking Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse shows... Read More
  • Owner and Exhibitor: Patty Boshell Wilson

    The Walking Horse Report salutes our owners and exhibitors. We wish you the best of luck this season! Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Splash Of Gen

    The walking horse industry lost one of its greatest broodmares on Monday, May 18, 2020 with the passing of Splash of Gen. “Mama Splash”, as she came to be known, was born October 3, 1988 at David Landrum Stables in Franklin, Tennessee.... Read More
  • Latest Issue 6 8 20

    Read More
  • Owner and Exhibitor: Toni White

    The Walking Horse Report salutes our owners and exhibitors. We wish you the best of luck this season! Read More
  • Get the news…FAST

    Hello Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiasts and friends,

    I would like to start off this first monthly FAST, Inc. update by telling you about FAST and our mission. For those of you who don’t know or may not have checked in with us in a while, we have been very busy this year working towards supporting the 2020 horse shows and the walking horse industry.

    Read More
  • Obituary – JoAnn Dowell

    JoAnn Dowell passed away peacefully at age 91 on Monday, June 1, 2020. Born in Huntington, WV to Asa and Olrena Garland, JoAnn attended Randolph Macon Women's College and The Ohio State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology.  Read More
  • Owner and Exhibitor: Benjamin Bowen

    The Walking Horse Report salutes our owners and exhibitors. We wish you the best of luck this season! Read More
  • Putnam County Fair Horse Show canceled

    The Putnam County Fair in Cookeville, Tennessee has been canceled; therefore, the Putnam County Fair Horse Show, scheduled for Saturday July 18, has been canceled for this year. Read More
  • Christmas In July selects judging panel

    Christmas In July has selected their three-judge panel. Robbie Spiller of Shelbyville, Tennessee, Paul Robbins of Rutherfordton, North Carolina and Danny Kistler of Statesville, North Carolina will be marking the cards. The show is scheduled for Wednesday July 1 and Thursday July 2 at the Bedford County Ag Center in Shelbyville, Tennessee, and is slated to start at 5:00PM.  Read More