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Walking For Cancer Show Press Release



The Annual Walking for Cancer Horse Show will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Bedford County Ag Center on Midland Road, Shelbyville, TN.  The show begins at 5:00 PM and admission is $5.00 with children under 6 being admitted free. There will be fun for everyone; good food, merchandise vendors and the greatest breed of horse, the beautiful Tennessee Walking Horse.  Music for the show and for entertainment will be provided by noted organist Chase Williams.

There will be 30 exciting classes including both flat shod and padded performance with a Pink Ribbon Performance Amateur Open Specialty class where amateurs will be riding in honor of or in memory of a cancer victim. 

We are very pleased to also announce that Buddy Stasney GMC will pay the first 10 entry fees for the Rider’s Cup Championship Class.  Mr. Stasney , a long time Walking Horse enthusiast  and owner has issued a challenge this year to help promote the Championship Stake classes.  The rider winning the most points at the end of the year, will have the use of a new GMC Dually for one year. All shows that participate in the Challenge must be affiliated with the new HIO.

Ringside parking is available for $50 per space.  Call Rebecca Jones at 931-224-5329 to reserve your space.

The Walking for Cancer Horse Show is the major source of funds for The Bedford Cancer Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) corporation that in four years has provided more than $40,000 in assistance to patients and families in Bedford County that are having financial difficulties due to having cancer.

The Board and  members invite the community to come out to enjoy the show and help us raise funds to assist county residents.   Please call should someone like to sponsor a class, ribbon, or a trophy.  This can be done in memory or in honor of a cancer victim.

For further information, contact Show Manager, Iris Schumann at 931-685-1106 or 931-703-7257; Foundation President, Jennifer Damron at 931-581-4987 or Virginia Stewart at 504-494-0659 or Barbara Ann Pate at 931-680-4841.

Information about the Foundation is available at www.bedfordcancerfoundation.com

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