The East Tennessee Walking Horse Association will hold their annual Awards Banquet Jan. 8, 2011, at the River Terrace Resort in Gatlinburg, Tenn. First and second place awards will be given out in 46 High Point categories. Overall High Point winners in Youth 11 & Under, Youth 12-17, Amateur of the Year, Performance Horse of the Year, Pleasure Horse of the Year, Pleasure Horse Trainer of the Year, and Performance Horse Trainer of the Year will also be recognized.
5:30   - 6:00        Cocktails
6:00   - 7:00        Buffet dinner
7:00   - 9:00        Awards
9:00   - 12:00       DJ / dancing
The cost is $35 per person and children under 6 are free. Tickets must be paid for in advance. Tickets will NOT be sold the night of the banquet. The deadline for sending in money is Dec. 17, 2010. A form for the banquet may be found in the upcoming November ETWHA newsletter or online at

The River Terrace Resort will have rooms available for $50 per night (ask for ETWHA rate). Call 1-800-251-2040 to make reservations. Information about the River Terrace Resort may be found at

For more information, contact Mike Holbrook 865-850-9747 or Vickie Ricker 423-470-6655.