Skip to content

BreyerFest 2008 Features Bluegrass Bandit

Western Pleasure World Grand Champion Bluegrass Bandit will be a featured attraction at the 2008 BreyerFest event to be held July 18-20 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.

Bluegrass Bandit was selected by Breyer as a 2008 model horse release. Bandit joins ranks with other famous horses including Barbaro, DZ Weedo, Seabiscuit, Secretariat, Ruffian, Smarty Jones, Wing Commander and Midnight Sun.

Bluegrass Bandit, a grey Tennessee Walking Horse western trail pleasure mare, was crowned the Western Trail Pleasure World Grand Champion at the 2005 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. Bandit also claimed the World Champion title in the Youth English Trail Pleasure and Amateur Owned Western Trail Pleasure divisions. Bandit is owned and trained by Jared Carrier, the son of Chip and Bonny Carrier of Gobblers Knob Farm in Franklin, Ky.
For more information regarding scheduling or tickets for the BreyerFest event see


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
  • Online entry system available for Alabama Jubilee

    The Alabama Jubilee, scheduled for October 23-24, will take online entries up until noon on Friday, October 23 and 11:30 am on Saturday, October 24. Entries can be made at  Read More
  • Obituary – Christy Kakassy

    The Report recently learned of the passing of long-time walking horse owner and exhibitor, Christy Kakassy, on Monday, October 19, after a difficult battle with acute myeloid leukemia... Read More
  • Latest Issue 10 19 20

    Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Pride's Jubilee Encore

    Sometimes a horse is destined for greatness and with the right group of people and a lot of hard work and determination, that level is reached. This was the case for 2001 World Grand Champion Pride’s Jubilee Encore... Read More
  • Dix River Fall Classic update

    The Dix River Fall Classic, scheduled for October 23-24, at the Brodhead Indoor Facility in Brodhead, Kentucky will be a SHOW–HIO show. The entry fee for flat-shod classes will be reduced from $30 to $15.  Read More
  • Thomas Seymore injured

    Thomas Seymore was injured during the Saturday evening performance of the Trainers’ Show. He was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center with a broken ankle and other minor injuries... Read More
  • Larry Wheelon hospitalized

    Larry Wheelon is in the hospital in East Tennessee battling pneumonia and several other health issues. We extend our prayers to Larry and his family.  Read More
  • Bill Bobo hospitalized

    Longtime walking horse trainer Bill Bobo was hospitalized on Friday, October 9 at St. Thomas in Nashville, Tennessee. On Monday, October 12th, Bobo underwent open heart surgery to correct three blockages... Read More
  • Jimmy McConnell hospitalized

    The Report learned that Jimmy McConnell was hospitalized in Nashville, Tennessee following the Friday evening performance of the National Trainers’ Show. He suffered from a mild heart attack... Read More