SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is looking for individuals who were exhibitors in the inaugural event in 1939.

“We are aware of a handful of exhibitors from that first show,” said TWHNC Director of Public and Media Relations, Chip Walters.  “We want to do something special for these folks and don’t want to overlook anyone.”

Anyone with information on exhibitors from 1939 can contact Walters at The Celebration office.  He can be reached at (931) 684-5915 ext. 114 or by email at

The Celebration is looking to have a reunion of these individuals at this year’s world championship horse show.