New Director of Pleasure & Versatility Programs

MURFREESBORO, TENN. - Apr 29, 2007 The Walking Horse Owners' Association (WHOA) is pleased to welcome Sis Osborne as its Director of Pleasure and Versatility Programs. Sis brings a lifelong love of Tennessee Walking Horses and wealth of industry knowledge to this position. "Sis has a relentless devotion to our breed and unparalleled love for pleasure and versatility horses. She has been one of their biggest cheerleaders," says David Pruett, WHOA president.

"WHOA has always been on the forefront of promoting pleasure and versatility Walking Horses and has been a leader in developing new programs for our horses," says Osborne. "Our breed as a lot to offer - from the excitement of performance show horses and speed events, to the precision of trail obstacle and dressage events, and the steadiness of a smooth trail mount. I'm excited to team up with WHOA to show the world our breed's versatility."

In her new position, Sis will be developing new programs that highlight pleasure and versatility horses, as well as oversee the programs that are already in place, including the WHOA Versatility Shows and the Register of Merit Program. She will also be instrumental in the planning and production of the International Grand Championship Pleasure and Colt Show, the industry's largest all-pleasure horse show.

For more information on WHOA Pleasure and Versatility Programs, visit their website at or call 615-494-8822. Sis Osborne can be reached at