Skip to content

Celebration gives free ticket to all Bedford County students



The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration recently donated over 9,000 tickets to students in Bedford County schools. Each student was given a free ticket to the attend the 80th Annual Celebration.  

Each Bedford County school was issued tickets for a particular night that affords that student free admission to the horse show.  Many of these schools participated in the Equine Education Day, held in March, where children in Bedford County and surrounding counties attended an educational day about the Tennessee Walking Horse in Calsonic Arena on the show grounds of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.  Many children had their first experience riding a horse at this event.

The list of schools receiving tickets and the night those tickets can be utilized is as follows:
Eakin Elementary – 8/23 - # of tickets 676
East Side Elementary – 8/23 - # of tickets 429
Thomas Magnet – 8/24 - # of tickets 428
South Side Elementary – 8/24 - # of tickets 430
Cascade Elementary – 8/25 - # of tickets 576
Cascade Middle – 8/25 - # of tickets 420
Cascade High School – 8/25 - # of tickets 478
Harris Middle School – 8/26 - # of tickets 1,030
Shelbyville Central High School – 8/27 - # of tickets 1,510
Bedford County Learning Academy – 8/27 – # of tickets – 30
Community Elementary – 8/28 - # of tickets – 909
Community Middle School – 8/28 - # of tickets – 430
Community High School – 8/28 - # of tickets - 540
Learning Way Elementary – 8/29 - # of tickets – 525
Liberty Elementary – 8/29 - # of tickets – 720

The 80th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will be held Wednesday August 22nd through Saturday September 1st.  

More Stories

  • Obituary – Kaitlyn Dixon

    The Report has learned of the passing of Kaitlyn Dixon. Kaitlyn was the daughter of long time exhibitor Joe Dixon and the granddaughter of Randall and Gloria Dixon... Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Drop The Hammer

    On Sunday, November 17, multi World Grand Champion and World Champion Drop The Hammer passed away in his stall. In 2012, Drop The Hammer was lovingly cared for by the Dr. Jim Baum family. The Baums gave him a great home after his stunning show ring career... Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Liar Liar

    World Champion Liar Liar was humanely laid to rest on November 18, 2019 due to chronic issues related to EPM. He had battled the disease since June 2018... Read More
  • WHTA announces nominating committee

    The Walking Horse Trainers' Association Nominating Committee is composed of Brad Beard, Chairman, Howard Hamilton and Jamie Hankins. The slate of officers and directors that have been chosen for your consideration are... Read More
  • Report Holiday Schedule

    This November 18th issue of Walking Horse Report will be the final issue before the Thanksgiving break. Each year the Report finalizes the show season and then has a break for Thanksgiving... Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Pusher's Fine Art

    Pusher’s Fine Art passed away November 18, 2019. Sired by The Pusher and out of Magic Robbie Lee, Pusher’s Fine Art was foaled on March 15, 1992. He was 27 years old... Read More
  • Remembering a Friend: Charles Burton Howard

    Charles “Charlie” Howard passed away November 5 after an extended illness at Vanderbilt Hospital. Despite the fact that he had battled infections since April, and had mostly been hospitalized since August, his friends and family are stunned at his loss... Read More
  • Louisville, Ky. City Council Urges Passage of PAST Act

    On November 7, 2019 the Louisville City Council unanimously approved a resolution, introduced by Council member Marcus Winkler, urging the United States Department of Agriculture to reinstate the final rule that was adopted in 2017 but never finalized after the election of President Donald Trump... Read More
  • Obituary – Thomas Sumners

    Thomas Brown Sumners passed away November 7, 2019. The funeral was held at Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home on Saturday, November 9, 2019 and was buried at Lone Oak Cemetery... Read More
  • Cammack's Featured in Local Texas Paper

    Blake Cammack and son Jackson Cammack were recently featured in an article in the Longview News Journal, their local paper in Texas. The Cammack's were featured regarding their success at this year's show and the accolades both accomplished this year. Read More