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**Updated Horse Show Schedule

The Walking Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse shows...

Obituary – Steve Beech

The Report has recently learned of the passing of Steve Beech, a past President of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeder's Association...

Trainers' Show schedule update

The Walking Horse Trainers' Association has added a class to their original schedule. Class 18 will be Five & Under Show Pleasure, Riders’ Cup. The show will be held October 8-10 at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. 

Obituary – June Hawkins

Mrs. Freda June Harris Hawkins, 85, of Lewisburg, Tennessee, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. Born in Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Harris and Edna Frances Gillum Harris...

WHTA newsletter from the President

Hello all!  I pray that everyone had a safe trip home. The 82nd Annual Celebration was certainly one to remember in many ways. The quantity and quality of horses presented were outstanding.  The spectators were energized, the decorations were beautiful and the rain plentiful...

Some Razzle and Jazz was added to 2020

Christmas really did come in July for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer John Allan Callaway. The gift was delivered not by Santa Claus, but by Alan Riddley of Shelby, North Carolina, to the Callaway barn in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Master’s Razzle And Jazz was the present and at 16.3 hands high, the dark bay stallion was a little too big to wrap... 

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Update on Larry Russell

The Walking Horse Report has recently learned that walking horse owner, Larry Russell had a full knee replacement on Tuesday September 15, 2020 at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

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U.S. House Committee Overwhelmingly Passes Horseracing Anti-Doping Compromise

On September 9, 2020, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 1754, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act led by U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., and Andy Barr, R-Ky., that is now poised to advance to the House floor following a bipartisan vote of 46 to 5.

WHOA announces changes for Fall shows

Due to the Corona-19 virus a few shows have cancelled their plans for the 2020 fall season...

Obituary – Lloyd Cassidy

Lloyd David Cassidy, 68, of Mt. Sterling passed away September 14, 2020 at St. Joseph East Hospital Lexington. He was born December 15, 1951 to the late Lloyd L. and Margaret Hickey Cassidy. He was the owner of Gateway Tool and Die and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. 

Humane Society CEO makes $400,000

There are two kinds of problem solvers: Those who actually want to solve the problem, and those who simply want to make money on the existence of the problem–without actually solving the problem. Unfortunately, some charities fall into the latter camp, where they essentially become fundraising operations...

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