by Maggi Painter

WISE, Va. – The 15th annual Wise County Classic was held on May 2, 2009, at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Wise, Va. Rick Abee of Valdese, N.C., judged the event.

Cloudy skies and rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the competitors who came to show. Almost 200 entries were shown in the 36-class event that featured walking and racking classes.

Nine top entries entered the ring in the Walking Horse Championship. Kenny Compton and his current Amateur World Grand Champion NYPD claimed the title of Wise County Classic Grand Champion in their first show of the year.

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