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Walking Horse Trainers Give Back Program



The Walking Horse Trainers' Association has started a new Walking Horse Trainers Give Back Program. This will be a community outreach initiative that will strive to positively impact children, families and animals. They are scheduling volunteer events within the Bedford County community as an opportunity for the association to give back to Bedford County.

The newly formed group Walking Horse Trainers Give Back Program met at the Bedford County Animal Control to volunteer and work on a project that was on the shelter's "wish list". Trainers dismantled and removed older kennels and leveled the foundation, excavated and added gravel and built forms now ready for concrete to be poured. A new platform will be the place for new kennels. The trainers plan to go back and help be a part of the new kennels construction.



Chris Tudor Director of the Bedford County Animal Control said, "This is awesome. We don't have enough manpower to get a group together to do this kind of project. What they are doing is priceless." And before the trainers left she did ask, "Will you all please come back?" Of course, this new group (WHT Give Back Program), all agreed to come back and help build more pens for the dogs.

This is just one of many projects in the community that the trainers have on their agenda.

The Bedford County Animal Control is located at 205 Lane Parkway in Shelbyville. They receive funding from the county, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and through private donations.

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