Skip to content

Equine Obituary - Mighty Maxx




World Grand Champion Mighty Maxx passed away on October 23, 2017. The 23-year-old stallion was owned and loved by Jo Ann Dowell of Powell, Ohio.

Sired by Pride’s Beam and out of Fashion’s Promenade, Mighty Maxx was foaled on May 31, 1994.
Under the direction of Bill Bobo, the black stallion earned the 1996 Two-Year-Old Stallion, Div. A World Championship. Betty Robins enjoyed the talent in his early years.

As a three and four-year-old, Mighty Maxx was shown in the amateur division across the middle Tennessee show circuit. In 1998, he was crowned the Owner-Amateur Four-Year-Old World Grand Champion and Owner-Amateur Four-Year-Old, Div. B World Champion with Betty Robins in the irons.

In 2000, Mighty Maxx caught the eye of Jo Ann Dowell, who would own him for the rest of his life. He would be campaigned by SueAnn Dowell for the next two years, as he would become a breeding stallion in 2002. Mighty Maxx began his breeding career at Sand Creek Farm and later found his forever home at Fantasy Farms in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, under the care of Beverly Burgess. His legacy will live on through his offspring, including his world champion son, Maxximize.

More Stories

  • **Updated Horse Show Schedule

    The Walking Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse shows... Read More
  • A whisper of hope – a message from WHTA President

    As warm weather enters "Our World" with blue clear skies and beautiful colored flowers, I've wondered at times how anything could be wrong in our universe.  How could a deadly disease, its origins traceable to a winged animal, take over "Our World" in such a short time span... Read More
  • Smoky Mountain Classic changes date

    The Smoky Mountain Classic Show has changed their date from Friday, June 12, 2020, to Saturday, June 20. The Show will be located at the Sevier County Fairgrounds in Sevierville, Tennessee... Read More
  • TWHBEA Zooms for International Board Meeting

    The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) held their International Board of Directors’ meeting via Zoom on Saturday, May 23, 2020. The meeting is on the same date on the calendar each year which in normal times coincides with the Spring Fun Show in Shelbyville... Read More
  • 2020 Graduate: Ashley Cortez

    The Walking Horse Report would like to honor 2020 graduates who are involved in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. We understand that most of your senior experiences were taken away due to the global pandemic we are facing. As we await delayed graduations, we want to celebrate your accomplishment!  Read More
  • Trainer Salute: Cody Woodford

    The Walking Horse Report is proud to salute our trainers! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to our breed. Read More
  • 2020 Graduate: Joley Williams

    The Walking Horse Report would like to honor 2020 graduates who are involved in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. We understand that most of your senior experiences were taken away due to the global pandemic we are facing. As we await delayed graduations, we want to celebrate your accomplishment!  Read More
  • Trainer Salute: Brandon Givens

    The Walking Horse Report is proud to salute our trainers! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to our breed. Read More
  • 2020 Graduate: Morgan Hodge

    The Walking Horse Report would like to honor 2020 graduates who are involved in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. We understand that most of your senior experiences were taken away due to the global pandemic we are facing. As we await delayed graduations, we want to celebrate your accomplishment!  Read More
  • Southern Championship canceled

    Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitor's Association President, Jack Kirk, announces the cancellation of the Southern Championship Charity Horse Show scheduled for June 12-13, at the Heard County Arena in Franklin, Georgia. Read More