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WHOA Hosts Annual Convention



MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The annual Convention of the Walking Horse Owners’ Association will be held Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 at the new John C. Miller Coliseum, 304 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129. If overnight accommodations are needed, reservations can be made at the host hotel, Wingate Inn, 165 Chaffin Place, Murfreesboro, TN by calling 615-849-9000.

An Open House and reception will kick off the weekend at 5:00 Friday evening with a Colt Preview to follow. The Open House will provide an opportunity for you to view the brand new state of the art facility which will host future International Horse Shows as well as house the offices of WHOA. Horse show enthusiasts who do not already have box seats in the new arena will have the opportunity to choose reserved seating for the upcoming show season. In addition, plans are in the works to provide a chili supper free of charge to all who attend! We do require that you obtain a ticket from the WHOA office no later than February 7 if you would like to eat.

The Colt Preview is offered to coming 2 and 3 years olds, performance or pleasure, but will be limited to the first 50 to respond with registration form and payment of $75.00.

A complimentary cocktail bar will be provided free of charge on both Friday and Saturday evenings.

Saturday’s activities will feature:
• 9:00 - Board of Director’s meeting
• 10:00 - General Membership meeting
• 1:00 - Pleasure Committee meeting
• 1:00 - Walking Horse Owners’ Youth Association (WHOYA) meeting
• 6:00 - Cocktail Bar
• 6:30 - Banquet -

National High Points Awards
Versatility Program Awards
R.O.M. Program Awards
50/50 Cash Giveaway Drawing
Silent Auction

Additional information can be obtained by calling WHOA at 615-890-9120 or visiting our website at www.walkinghorseowners.com.

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