Posted August 14, 2001
The Walking Horse Owners’ Association and World Champion Horse Equipment have reached an agreement naming World Champion the Official Horse Equipment Supplier of WHOA for the fifth straight year. As part of the agreement, World Champion continues as a Diamond Sponsor of The International Horse Show.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be the Official Horse Equipment Supplier of the Walking Horse Owners’ Association”, said Jennifer Connelly, General Manager of World Champion. “We are anxious to work with the board and membership of WHOA in a cooperative way and look forward to continuing as a Diamond Sponsor at the International.”

World Champion Horse Equipment is located in Shelbyville, Tennessee and is the leading supplier of horse equipment in the walking horse industry. World Champion offers a 10,000 square foot retail store, a top of the line mail order catalog, a full manufacturing operation, a custom repair service, a mobile tack truck and the entire product line and catalog are on the Internet at

World Champion has served the walking horse industry for over 26 years and is also the Official Horse Equipment Supplier of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. World Champion was one of the four original corporate sponsors of The Celebration and currently is a Premier Sponsor.

“Our financial and personal commitment to these two outstanding organizations and horse shows is our way of giving back to the industry in a meaningful way”, said David Howard, President of Dabora, Inc. “We look forward to a mutually beneficial and long lasting relationship with WHOA and The Celebration”.