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Pedigo Extends Second Invitation



Editors Note:The following was sent to us by TWHBEA President Jerrold Pedigo regarding a meeting with USDA approved HIOS.




December 29, 2007



David Swingley, President
Western International Walking Horse Association
13030 SW Creekshire Dr.
Tigard, OR  97223

Dear David,

Thank you for contributing and representing Western International Walking Horse Association in the meeting in which all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) were invited to participate in Washington DC on Sunday, December 17, 2006.  I thought it was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the Western International Walking Horse Association to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the WIWHA by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association

December 29, 2006



Juana Grover, President
National Walking Horse Association    
P. O. Box 13236
Lexington, KY 40583-3236

Dear Juana,

I, as well as the other attendees, were disappointed that the National Walking Horse Association was unable to participate in the meeting of all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) that took place in Washington DC on Sunday, December 17, 2006.  It was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the National Walking Horse Association to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the NWHA by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association

December 29, 2007



Keith Dane
Friends of Sound Horses, Inc.
20 Shepards Lane
Sykesville, MD  21784

Dear Keith,

Thank you for contributing and representing Friends of Sound Horses, Inc. in the meeting in which all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) were invited to participate in Washington DC on Sunday, December 17, 2006.  I thought it was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the Friends of Sound Horses, Inc. to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the FOSH by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association

December 29, 2006



Mr. Ted Nichols, President
Heart of America Walking Horse Association
P. O. Box 579
Ozark MO  65721

Dear Ted,

I was disappointed you were unable to personally participate on behalf of Heart of America Walking Horse Association in the meeting of all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) that took place in Washington DC on Monday, December 18, 2006 but we appreciate Jim Huffman’s contributions via conference call that day.  It was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the Heart of America Walking Horse Association to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the HAWHA by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association

December 29, 2007



Donna Benefield, President
Horse Protection Commission
544 W. Main Street PMB 318
Gallatin, TN      37066

Dear Donna,

Thank you for contributing and representing Horse Protection Commission in the meeting in which all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) were invited to participate in Washington DC on Sunday, December 17, 2006.  I thought it was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the Horse Protection Commission to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the HPC by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association

December 29, 2006



David Pruett, President
National Horse Show Commission
1021 Colloredo Blvd.
Shelbyville, TN  37160

Dear David,

I, as well as the other attendees, were disappointed that the National Horse Show Commission was unable to participate in the meeting of all the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) that took place in Washington DC on Sunday, December 17, 2006.  It was a very productive meeting and I look forward to continuing the dialogue. 

Once again, I would like to personally invite two representatives from the National Horse Show Commission to participate in a meeting on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport at 1112 Airport Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 (615-889-9090).  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The TWHBEA looks forward to another cooperative meeting as we strive to address the issues facing the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.  Please confirm the attendees for the NHSC by 01/10/07 to jpedigo@twhbea.com.  Thank you in advance and I look forward to meeting with you very soon.

Sincerely,

Jerrold Don Pedigo
President
Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association
December 29, 2007

 

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