TWHBEA and WHTA are teaming up to kick of their awards weekend with a special event on December 1, 2022  from 6:30-9 pm at Uncle Nearest Distillery in Shelbyville. The ”Toast to Unity” event will kickoff a busy weekend of meetings and banquets for both associations. This will be the first event to be held in Humble Baron, which hasn’t opened to the public yet and features the world’s longest bar. This special preview is exclusively for the Walking Horse industry and is limited to 100 people. There will be a cash bar, appetizers, and live music from the Lost Saints. Members of TWHBEA and WHTA and their guests can attend for free, but reservations are required and you must be 21 or older to attend. Make reservations online at or call 931-359-1574 for more information.