by Lauren Abernathy

BYHALIA, Miss. - The Mississippi Walking Horse Association held its annual colt preview at Abernathy Stables on Jan. 17, 2009, in Byhalia, Miss. Horse enthusiasts came from all over to enjoy the festivities. Around 80 colts were exhibited for everyone. They fried catfish, cooked chili and had Brunswick stew for over 300 people. Following the food, an auction was held to benefit the Mississippi Walking Horse Association scholarship. Stud fees, paintings, ads and items for horse lovers were auctioned off. The evening ended with a deejay and dancing.