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Owner and Exhibitor: Detha Yoder



Detha Broom Yoder – Ooltewah, Tennessee

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED IN THE TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE INDUSTRY?
Since 1972…48 years

WHAT HORSES DO YOU CURRENTLY OWN AND WHO ARE THEY IN TRAINING WITH?
2xWC & RWGC Nip Of Gin, 2xWC A Home Run By Ted, WGC Big Blue Nation in training at Legacy Stables with Tim Smith. WGC He’s High Maintenance in training at Joe Lester Stables with Joe Lester and Bailey Momb. 3xWC & RWGC A Private Benjamin at home with me to love on everyday.

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PAST WORLD GRAND CHAMPION AND WHY?
Gen’s Black Gin…sire to many world grand champions, he is truly the horse that is a positive legend in the walking horse world.

IF THERE WAS ONE AREA OF THE INDUSTRY YOU COULD CHANGE OR RAMP UP, WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY?
I love our industry so much..the horses, people, community are so much more than a business. We are family.. the only area I see is positive influence on trainers, exhibitors and owners so more people want to join in the fun!

IF YOU WERE NOT AT THE BARN OR A HORSE SHOW, WHAT WOULD WE FIND YOU DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME?
Spending time with my grandchildren and family.

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE TV SHOWS, MOVIES OR NETFLIX FEATURES HAVE YOU BEEN BINGE WATCHING DURING THE PANDEMIC?
Longmire on Netflix…all six seasons!

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR SHOW CAREER THUS FAR?
Winning two world grand championships

WHAT WORDS OF WISDOM CAN YOU GIVE TO THE HORSE INDUSTRY ON THE PANDEMIC?
Stay the course and be positive... Good things come to those who wait. 

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