Skip to content

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

More Stories

  • WHOA announces 41st annual International judges

    The Walking Horse Owners' is pleased to announce the four judges elected by current  2019 WHOA members for the 41st Annual International Pleasure & Colt Championship... Read More
  • LIVE from Liberty Lions Club & Belfast-TWHBEA Horse Show

    ReporTV will be providing LIVE streaming coverage from the Liberty Lions Club and Belfast-TWHBEA Horse Show this weekend! Read More
  • Christmas In July revises class schedule

    Christmas In July, is set for July 3-4, at the Bedford County Ag Center in Shelbyville, Tenn. The Amateur Five & Under Trail Pleasure class was inadvertently let off the original class schedule and will be class 7A... Read More
  • Dotson sends letter to Congress

    Terry Dotson, chairman of the Performance Show Horse Association, recently sent a critically important and informative letter to members of the United States House of Representatives regarding the PAST Act, which is unfortunately expected to go to, and likely pass, a House floor vote in the near future... Read More
  • Amendments allocate $2 million to DOJ to combat soring

    The House Rules Committee advanced three amendments this week that will provide funds that total approximately $2 million to the Department of Justice to enforce issues surrounding animal welfare, including some allocated specifically to the Tennessee Walking Horse... Read More
  • Obituary – Brenda Tyree

    Brenda L. Tyree, age 71 of Rocky Mount died Friday, June 14, 2019. She was born July 21, 1947 and was preceded in death by her father, Walter L. Tyree, mother, Christine Tyree; and granddaughter, Ashley Trail... Read More
  • Birth Announcement – Everett Welles Scarborough

    Everett Welles Scarborough was born Wednesday, June 5th at 1:46pm to Madison and Garrett Scarborough. He weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Tom and Teresa Kincaid and great grandparents are Bill and Peggy Overcash.  Read More
  • Money Tree Classic schedule update

    The Money Tree Classic is set for Friday, July 5, 2019 at Champions Arena in Shelbyville, Tenn. The Amateur Country Pleasure Three-Year-Old division was inadvertently left off the show bill and will be class 28 of the 34 class show... Read More
  • Entertainment at Money Tree Classic

    The Money Tree Classic is thrilled to welcome back Ever After Productions’ princesses for the second year running! Be sure to load up the little ones to meet and greet with Little Mermaid and Cinderella from 6:00-8:00PM... Read More
  • Latest Issue 6 17 19

    Read More