The Walking Horse Trainers' Association will host an amateur judging competition on Wednesday and Thursday night of the National Trainers’ Show, scheduled for March 16-19, 2022 at Calsonic Arena. Three amateur judges will be selected each night to tie four different classes (two performance and two pleasure).

*The selected amateur Judges will have no contact with the three official judges.
•The selected amateur Judges will need to bring clip board, paper and pen.
•Judges cards will be provided.
•All judges cards must be signed and turned in to the entry office at completion of last judged class.
•Judge winner will be recognized on Friday Night.
•Amateur judge must be 21 years of age or older.
•Dress Attire: Men: Sports Coat/pants/tie Ladies: Dress or pant suit

How to enter: Contact WHTA office-931-684-5866 or email [email protected]  (Provide name, age, cell number)
The deadline to enter is March 10, 2022 at 4:00 pm CST. Judges will be selected by “Luck of the Draw” and will be notified on March 11, 2022.

In addition, trivia questions will be asked the audience and correct responses will be given a gift.

Special features include: 
•Online entries begin March 10 at
•A total of 76 classes with 29 Riders' Cup Classes
•$100 cash bonus to the winner of the Two-Year-Old Stallion and Walking Horse Championship
•Hall of Fame will be open each night
•Recognition of 13 deceased trainers
•TWHBEA will be onsite at their satellite office from 5:00–8:00 pm each night
•The charity that will benefit is the Center For Family Development
•5x Riders' Cup points

•Entry office hours 9:00 am –12:00 pm and 3:00–6:00 pm
•Entry deadline is 12:00 pm each day
•No scratches or refunds after 3:00 pm each day
•The final day to renew Trainers' license for the regular fee of $100 is March 19, 2022