Two-time world champion and reserve world grand champion, Major Sky Command, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.The personable six-year-old roan stallion was bred, raised and loved by the Tommy Grider family of Columbia, Ky.
Major Sky Command was by WGC The Sky Command and out of RWC Pusher’s Major Minor. He carried Julie Grider Tucker to the 2009 Owner Amateur Two-Year-Old Stallions World Championship and Owner Amateur Two-Year-Old Reserve World Grand Championship under the direction of Brent Grider. In 2011, Brent Grider rode to the Young Trainers 15.2 & Under World Championship aboard Major Sky Command.
Walking Horse Report extends its deepest sympathy to the Griders in the loss of this young show ring star.