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Service Horse Certification - Retired Mounted Patrol Sergeant J.D. Harber Leads WHOA Program



Introduced in 2014, the Walking Horse Owners' Association (WHOA) Service Horse Program continues to benefit from the leadership of retired Nashville Metro Mounted Patrol Sergeant J.D. Harber. J.D. brings a wealth of service horse experience to WHOA and he has the vision to make WHOA's Service Horse Program a true asset to those wishing to use their horses in the service of others.
 
From June 15 to June 19, 2015, J.D. will conduct a Service Horse School at the Williamson County Ag Center in Franklin, Tennessee. Certification for the school will be through the WHOA Service Horse Program and plans call for retired Mounted Patrol Sergeant Terry Palmer, retired Lt. Richard Verbosky, Sam Powell, and Bill Richey to join J.D. as instructors.
  
Please click on Quick Links for the schedule of events or registration form. J.D. Harber may be reached at jdharber@gmail.com or 615-775-4334
 
Quick Links:
Service Horse Schedule
Service Horse Registration Form

 

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