Skip to content

Equine Obituary - Disarmed

The Report has recently learned of the passing of World Champion Disarmed. The beautiful sorrel mare was owned and loved by Joan Kemp and Casee Bush for most of her life. She was 17 years old.

Affectionately known as “Blondie,” she was foaled on April 14, 2000 and sired by Gen’s Armed and Dangerous. Under the direction of Campbell Stables, she won her first blue ribbon at the West Alabama Walking and Racking Show in the Amateur Three-Year-Old class with Joan Kemp in the irons. 

Disarmed amassed 34 blue ribbons throughout her show ring career with Ross Campbell, Joan Kemp, Gerald Campbell and Casee Bush sharing saddle time. In 2010, Casee Bush directed “Blondie” to a World Championship title at the Celebration, claiming top honors in the Owner-Amateur Novice Riders on Novice Park Pleasure Mares class.

“Blondie” will be deeply missed by the Kemp, Bush and Campbell families. 

More Stories

  • Latest Issue March 26 18

    Read More
  • Obituary – Bertram (Bert) Jones

    Bertram Philip (Bert) Jones, age 84 passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Dunedin, Florida after a brief illness... Read More
  • Throwback Thursday

    Check out this week's Throwback on ReporTV featuring Walk Time Charlie and the late Chad Baucom from the 2012 Marshall County Horseman's Association Horse Show. Read More
  • Trainers meet before 50th anniversary show

    The general membership of the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association gathered at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Blue Ribbon Circle on the grounds of the Celebration, a tradition that takes place each year before the National Trainers’ Show.  Read More
  • Youth Council Meeting Saturday, March 24

    If you are interested in joining the Youth Council please make plans to meet on the top concourse during the Trainers’ Show on Saturday, March 24 at 5:30 pm to fill out new membership forms. Read More
  • Equine Obituary - John F.K.'s Delight

    Multi-titled WGC and WC John F. K.’s Delight aka “Bingo” passed away on March 8 at McCarley Farms in Samantha, Alabama. Born Oct. 1, 1997, the 21 year old stallion was owned and loved by Linda McCarley in his final years.  Read More
  • National Trainers' Show Live Stream

    What A Horse will be handling the Live Streaming duties for the National Trainers' Show again this year. You must purchase the What A Horse Trainers' Show Live webcast to access the Live Stream. ReporTV will be posting highlight videos the following day of each session... Read More
  • Georgia Senator introduces resolution encouraging passage of the PAST Act

    Georgia State Senator Curt Thompson recently introduced a resolution in the Georgia Senate in support of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST Act). The summary on the Georgia Lobby website read... Read More
  • Cantrell: We do ‘it’ because we believe in our horse

    In celebrating our 50th Walking Horse Trainers Association Anniversary, this is a salute to all the dedicated professional trainers that have passed through these “gates” . . . and the ones yet to come... Read More
  • Trainers revamp Horse of the Year awards

    The Walking Horse Trainers’ Association (WHTA) will revamp the Horse of the Year awards program in 2018. Previously, the Horse of the Year was determined by a vote of the licensed members of the WHTA. The program has seen a decline in interest from voting members in recent years and the board of directors decided a change was needed. Read More