Skip to content

WWHA Fall Festival Horse Show



 

 

by Jean Baum

 

            ELKHORN, Wis. – Labor Day for many in Wisconsin does not mean the day after the Celebration finale, but a show held for many years in Elkhorn, Wis., called the WWHA (Wisconsin Walking Horse Association) Fall Festival. It is held in conjunction with the Walworth County Fair, which gives the breed excellent exposure as this county fair always draws huge crowds.

            After celebrating the outstanding and exciting achievements of winning one world grand championship and three world championships, Connie Waldo came to Elkhorn to judge this show. With 172 entries, she had her work cut out for her.

            Three horse and rider combinations won three blues each: Tornado Appeal and Chuck and Ruth Ann Spinelli, Pusher’s Storm Twister and Kendel Domres and Outlaw’s Elegant Lady and Kim Major.

            Those exhibitors and their mounts who rode down victory lane twice were: Bob Dillon’s Ebony Threat and Molly Sexton, Coppertop’s Walkie Talkie and Jenny Kippley, Generator’s Fifth Alarm and Will Kowalski and Ruth Ann Spinelli, Counselor’s Jewel and Terre Huebner, Twilight Surprise and Teresa Dietz, Kentucky Red and Cheryl Johnson, Designed By Cash and Martha Crawford, Eb’s Ramrod and Andria Madison for Sue Clement and She’s Gonna Bust Loose and Amy Spinelli Gourlay.

            Winning one blue went to each of the following: Ivory’s Miss Madison and Nancy Baer, Lil Man’s Magic and Chuck Spinelli, B.K. Nite To Remember and Cynthia Natzke, Doing Time In Texas and Marianne Springer, Widowmaker’s Rare Spirit and Ruth Ann Spinelli, Hand Paint’d Lady and Andria Madison, Bay On The Loose and Amy Spinelli Gourlay and That’s My Pride Jubilee and Beth Blessing Float.

            For complete results go to www.walkinghorsereport.com.

More Stories

  • **Updated Horse Show Schedule

    The Walking Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse shows... Read More
  • FAST Showcase revises class schedule

    The FAST Showcase, scheduled for Friday, November 13, has added three classes to their original schedule... Read More
  • WHTA to host open meeting October 31st

    The Walking Horse Trainers’ Association will host an open meeting on Saturday October 31st at 1:00PM at the Hall of Fame in Calsonic Arena. The meeting will be to present details on the proposed legislative amendments and have questions from industry participants answered.  Read More
  • Obituary – John Peels

    Mr. John Luther Peels, age 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at his home under the loving care and comfort of his family and Willow Brook Hospice... Read More
  • Online entry system available for Celebration Fall Classic

    The Celebration has opened its online entry system for the Celebration Fall Classic, scheduled for November 5-7, in Calsonic Arena. The system will be available for entry from October 26–October 30... Read More
  • Latest Issue 10 26 20

    Read More
  • Reserve your Celebration Fall Classic ring side table

    In order to keep as much of the festive atmosphere as possible, The Celebration has constructed a show ring within Calsonic similar to that at Tunica which will allow for ringside tables. These tables were always well-received in Tunica and provide an up close view of the action in the ring... Read More
  • 2021 WHOA Banquet plan

    The Walking Horse Owners Association would like to announce that due to restrictions for Covid-19 the WHOA Banquet scheduled in February of 2021 has been cancelled... Read More
  • Equine Obituary – Mr. Trump

    The Walking Horse Report has recently learned of the death of Mr. Trump. The 2xWGC, WC and 2xRWGC passed away unexpectedly following a routine workout on October 15 coming as a shock to owners Molly and Taylor Walters as well as to trainer Edgar Abernathy. Read More
  • Online entry system available for Alabama Jubilee

    The Alabama Jubilee, scheduled for October 23-24, will take online entries up until noon on Friday, October 23 and 11:30 am on Saturday, October 24. Entries can be made at entermywalkinghorse.com.  Read More