Well-known walking horse exhibitor Buddy Payne will undergo his fourth back surgery in the last two years on Monday, February 10. He will then spend approximately six weeks recuperating at home. Cards and letters can be sent to him at 1628 Brentwood Pointe, Franklin, TN 37067 and his phone number is 615-376-3297.

Payne has long been respected for giving of his time, money and effort to better the Tennessee Walking Horse. His service to all the organizations of the industry, including his current service as President of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Foundation, has been immeasureable.