Skip to content

Spring Fun Show Joins Riders Cup Program




    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. -     The Tennessee Walking Horse National
Celebration is proud to announce that the 2005 Spring Fun Show will be
affiliated with the newly-created Riders Cup program implemented recently by
the Walking Horse Trainers' Association.
    The program, to be administered by The Walking Horse Report, allows
trainers to accumulate points at Riders Cup shows for showing in open
two-year-old, three-year-old, four-year-old, 15.2 and under, and open stake
classes. The top 25 points winners will be awarded money at the WHTA
banquet. Throughout the year, the point standings will be published in a
weekly update in the Walking Horse Report and will be continuously updated
at www.walkinghorsereport.com.
   The Celebration fully endorses this new program, said Celebration CEO
Ron Thomas.  This new program should add a level of excitement to all of
the affiliated shows, including the Spring Fun Show.
    The purpose of the program is to encourage the professional trainers to
show more top entries at Riders Cup Shows.  The effect for horse show fans
should be an opportunity to see the most talented horses in the industry
ridden by the most talented riders in the industry on a more frequent basis.
    The trainers in our industry do a magnificent job, Thomas continued.This program should make for a very competitive points race throughout the
entire show season.
    The Celebration recently announced a major re-shuffling of the Spring
Fun Show schedule that will spotlight different aspects of the breed on the
three nights of the show.  The Thursday night performance will highlight
pleasure and halter entries while Friday night will feature Owner-Amateur
Riders.  The Saturday night performance will be a showcase for the
professional trainers and will include a $2,000 jackpot for the high-point
trainer on that evening.
    The 35th Annual Spring Fun Show is scheduled for May 26-28, 2005 at
Calsonic Arena at the Historic Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville, TN.  For
more information on class schedules and tickets, log onto www.twhnc.com
   

More Stories

  • Germantown Charity cancels annual show

    It is with heartfelt disappointment that the Germantown Charity Horse Show must announce the rescheduling of our June 2-6, 2020 show. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the 72nd Annual Show is rescheduled to June 8-12, 2021. Read More
  • Obituary – Jim H. Ellis, Jr

    Mr. Jimmy "Jim" H. Ellis, Jr. age 50 of Orrville, passed away on April 1, 2020 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma. He was born February 2, 1970 to the late Jimmy H. Ellis, Sr. and the Mildred Martin. Read More
  • A letter from the TWHBEA President

    First, let me say how proud I am to be part of this industry and Association. From the trainers along with Tony Edwards and others setting up and feeding those affected [by] the tornado in Nashville, to FAST providing gift boxes to our friends in the medical field... Read More
  • **Updated Horse Show Schedule

    The Walking Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse shows... Read More
  • Medical Professional Salute: Joyce Marie Claxton

    The Walking Horse Report would like to thank you for your service to our nation, our communities and our Walking Horse Industry as we all try and deal with this pandemic that our country is facing... Read More
  • Obituary – Ruby Bilbrey

    Mrs. Ruby Bilbrey passed from this life on Wednesday evening, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Overton County, Tennessee on November 21, 1931 to the late Charlie & Hessie Stover Parrott. Ruby was a 1953 graduate of Livingston Academy and a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ.  Read More
  • ReporTV broadcast schedule

    ReporTV will be streaming the 2019 Woodbury Lions Club, on Saturday April 4, beginning at 6:00 PM... Read More
  • Upper Cumberland cancels show

    The Upper Cumberland Walking Horse Show, scheduled for May 9, at Hyder-Buks Pavilion in Cookeville, Tennessee, has been canceled. TTU has canceled all events at Hyder-Burk’s through the middle of May. Read More
  • Derby Classic postponed

    The Derby Classic, scheduled for May 2, in Harrodsburg Kentucky, has been postponed due to COVID-19. They hope to reschedule later this year. If you have already sent in sponsorship money, it will go toward the newly scheduled Derby Classic.   Read More
  • We salute our Tennessee Walking Horse medical family

    We want to hear from those on the front lines! Read More