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Liberty Lions Club, A Work Of Art



SHELBYVILLE, Tenn.- On a busy show weekend Liberty Lions Club Horse Show, held June 18 at the Bedford County Agriculture Center in Shelbyville, Tenn,. rang in the night with 284 entries. Tim Thompson of Murfreesboro, Tenn., had the difficult job of judging this extra-large one-night horse show.

Shakers Little Midnight and Jorden Dempsey started off the night with a blue in the Lead Line class. This team was lead by grandfather Charles Gleghorn for Charles and Joy Gleghorn. Reserve in this class were Ace and Tyler Baily for Kyler and Tyler Baily.

Country Pleasure champion It’s Your Choice and Patty OBryen made a good show to win the blue. This team is also owned by Obryen. Reserve in this class was Does Takin Charge with owner and rider Rhonda Martocci.

Susan Shemwell and Hurricane Georgia took control of the Open Weanling class for owners Ray and Nancy Fincher. Look Who’s Taking Command and Wendy Boyd took home second for Crawford colts.

Dick Peebles and Major Miss Push brought home the blue in the Two-Year-Old for the second week in a row for proud owners Wayne and Joyce Meadows. Pusher’s Merry Walker and Charlie Green were a strong second for Joe Christmas.

Yearling Fillies champion Grandy’s Summer Love was lead by Robert Nelms for owners J.T. and Martha Nelms. Girls Can Command and Wendy Boyd owned by Crawford Colts were reserve.

Juvenile 11 & Under mare and gelding champion was the adorable Katelyn Fuller and her pal Gen’s Grinch. This team is owned by The Neil Fuller Family and is trained by Dick Peebles Stables. Ritz’s Major Promise and Kasie were second for owner Kenneth Salheny.

Three-Year-Old Amateur mares and geldings champion was Miss Dumas Ebony and Sheila Groover for Wink and Sheila Groover.

Plantation Pleasure Lite-Shod Open Specialty champion was Bethany Martocci for Rhonda Martocci. They Call Me Junior and Kerry Fann were a strong reserve for proud owners Mr. and Mrs. John Smith.

Yearling Colts Pusher’s Immortal Image and Robert Nelms were champions for owner Molly Bullington . Scratch My Back and Carla Hurley were reserve for owners Trice and Smith.

Dr. In Command and Jamie Etheredge took command once again in the Amateur Two-Year-Old Mares and Geldings. Vivan Leigh and Rhea Ellen Webb were reserve in this good class. Rhea Ellen Webb is also the owner of this two-year-old.

Amateur Plantation Pleasure Lite-Shod Two & Three-Year Old champion Ruby Who and Connie Waldo made the victory pass for R.D. and Connie Waldo. Bluz Ledae and Landon Mills were reserve for Bobby Richards.

Three-Year-Old Mares and Gelding champion was world champion A Private Benjamin and Joel Weaver for owner James Sigmon. Wild and Wooly and Bill Callaway were a strong reserve for McWilliams Realty.

Amateur Park Pleasure Perfect In Black and Susan Swaner were victorious for owners Mr. and Mrs. Albert Swaner. Victory Commander and Becky Barnes were reserve for Barnes and Gerard.

Rounding out the evening was walking stake champion A Major Masterpiece and Robby Black for Black Gold Farm. Push Me Bold and Knox Blackburn were reserve for Mr. Mrs. Donald Stevens.

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