Skip to content

East Tennessee Classic Donates to PSHA and American Legion



The 47th annual East Tennessee Classic horse show was held Friday, June 17, 2016, at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, Tenn.  

The charity for the show was the American Legion Hammond Post #3, based in Kingsport, Tennessee. The Hammond Post Honor Guard performs military rites at the funerals of veterans. This group presented the colors before the show, including a gun salute and a moving rendition of Taps. The East Tennessee Classic board presented the American Legion with a check for $2,000. The money will be used to pay expenses associated with the Honor Guard.




The East Tennessee Classic will also be making a $500 donation to the Performance Show Horse Association (PSHA) in support of their efforts to help the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. 


More Stories

  • Youth Council awards

    New this year for the Youth Council, a point system was put into place to help encourage all youth members to participate in different events and horse shows. Throughout the year members earned points by helping to raise money for the FAST Legal Fund and for assisting at horse shows... Read More
  • Two new faces join TWHBEA Executive Committee

    The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association’s annual meetings were held last weekend in Lewisburg, Tennessee with two new faces joining the Executive Committee (EC) following the annual elections, held Saturday... Read More
  • Equine Obituary - The Land Shark

    The Report has recently learned of the passing of multi world champion and world grand champion The Land Shark. The five-year-old black stallion was owned and loved by Larry and Pam Russell.  Read More
  • Birth Announcement - Knox Lucas Robbins

    Paul and Jennifer Robbins welcomed their second son, Knox Lucas Robbins, on December 4, 2017. He weighed 8lbs., 6.5 oz and measured 20 inches in length. Read More
  • GWHEA High Point Banquet schedule

    The Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitors' Association High Point Awards Banquet will be held January 27, 2018, at the Monroe Golf and Country Club in Monroe, Georgia. Happy hour will be from 5:30-6:30, with a short business meeting to follow. Read More
  • WHTA presents Lifetime Achievement Award

    Starting in 2015, the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association Lifetime Achievement award is presented each year to the person or persons who have made a lasting impression to both the WHTA and the Walking Horse world in general. This year’s honoree certainly embody those credentials... Read More
  • Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary plans exciting 47th year

    Plans for their annual Money Tree Classic, another Money Tree Classic Fall Show and election of officers brought 26 members out for the General Membership meeting of the WHT Auxiliary at the Edgemont Baptist Church in Shelbyville, Tennessee on December 1, 2017... Read More
  • Equine Obituary - Jake's Jubilee Star

    Jakes Jubilee Star, affectionately known as Rosebud, passed away on December 3, 2017. She was owned and loved by Leighanne Tibbs... Read More
  • ‘Tis the season for the Horse of the Year honors

    It was that time of the year again when walking horse enthusiasts travel from all across the country to attend the annual Walking Horse Trainers' Association Banquet. The event was once again held at the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall... Read More
  • Latest Issue Dec 4 17

    Read More