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Dickie Scrivner and Jeopardy's Class for the Win at the VA Show



By Christy Rogers-Brown

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The 54th Annual VA Horse show took place on May 14th at the newly constructed Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Spectators and the horse show committee were very excited and thankful that MTSU allowed them to use the outstanding facilities. The 11 class show was a wonderful treat for patients and staff from the Alvin C. York Hospital. The honorable Wallace Brandon judged the event and participated in the show for the 54th year in a row. Brandon was honored with a plaque for his participation and continued support of the show.

Nineteen entries took to the ring for the Country Pleasure class, getting the show off to an awesome start. Pride’s Final Mark and Charlie Howard were chosen as the winners of the large class. The reserve ribbon in the class went to Major Alibi and Erin Rockhold.

Wattsup and Travis Adams made the victory pass in the Two-Year-Old Walking class. Dickie Scrivner and Pusher’s Dark Girl were the reserve champions in the class.

Silver’s Spinal Tap found the winning spot in the Lite-Shod Specialty class with Jared Carrier at the reins. Marquita By Design made a good ride in the 11-entry class and carried Russ Keyser to the reserve tie in the class.

Blake Sims piloted Pride of Pattern to the victory circle in the Three-Year-Old Walking class. A Splash Of Santana and Ronnie Spears were awarded the red ribbon in the class.

The Midnight Express and Dewayne Coruthers took a victory lap after the Spotted Saddle Horse class. Sunfire’s Hi Tech and Kathy Owen went home with the reserve win in the class.

Heavenly Secret and Bill Reed dedicated their win in the Park Pleasure class to Reed’s father, who had been a long time employee of the veteran’s hospital. She’s A Double Major and Kathy Owen made the reserve ride in the class.

Walkin’ In Memphis and Dickie Scrivner took home the blue ribbon in the Show Pleasure class. The Special Lady took home the reserve win in the class with Blake Sims in the irons.

The Amateur Walking Specialty class blue ribbon was given to Dilemma and Cindy Sullivan. Gen’s Mark Of Pride carried Chris Coffey to the reserve honors in the class.

Final Destination landed Jennifer Bingham in the winner’s circle after the Two and Three-Year-Old Walking Amateur class. Black Dust’s Razzle Dazzle and Kim Jarrell were the reserve champions in the class.

Rainbow’s Good Time and Russ Keyser were the big winners in the Plantation Pleasure class. Doc’s Last Advice and Marilynne MacLeod carried out the red ribbon in the class.

I'll take the Four-Year-Old and Over Walking class for $500, Alex... Dickie Scrivner and Jeopardy’s Class took home the blue in this competitive seven entry class. Magic Sweet Victory was awarded the reserve spot with Ronnie Spears in the irons.

The VA Horse Show is an event that spectators and walking horse enthusiasts look forward to each year. Congratulations to Wallace Brandon for having attended the event for the past 54 years. Complete results follow and may be searched, printed or viewed at our permanent database at www.walkinghorsereport.com.

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