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Ribbons are ready and horse show is here!

It’s that time of year again — the ribbons are ready and it’s time to roll out the red carpet for visitors in honor of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Tricolor bows, symbolizing support of the show, run in various sizes and prices and are available an several local florists.

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Roger Latham Memorial revises Friday schedule

The Roger Latham Memorial Horse Show, has added the following four classes to their Friday schedule...

Roger Latham Memorial Saturday schedule clarification

The Pleasure Racking Class at the Roger Latham Memorial Racking Show on Saturday night, August 10, will be optional tack.

Celebration announces splits

The Celebration has just announced the classes it will split for the upcoming Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, which kicks off Aug. 21 and runs through Aug. 31. Ten classes have been split with A and B divisions and one class, the Two-Year-Old Walking Stallions, will have three sections. 

Nashville Withdraws Ordinance

The Nashville Metro Council held its first meeting of August and Council Member Kathleen Murphy's ordinance banning the performance Tennessee Walking Horse from participating in any event in Davidson County was on the agenda for the council to vote on after the bill was deferred at the last meeting in July...

Final stretch to Celebration; numbers are up!

Despite a tumultuous few weeks in the walking horse business, numbers were released today indicating positive trends within the industry. The official numbers for the 2019 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration have been released, and the total is 2047, which is up slightly from 2018.

North Carolina Championship selects judges

The North Carolina Championship Walking Horse Show, scheduled for Oct. 3-5, has selected Rollie Beard, Chris Bobo, and Jason Hughes to mark the cards for this year's event. The show will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, North Carolina.

ReporTV Interview with Jim Leek, Maggie Moore & Kyle Elliott

Proud owners Jim Leek and Maggie Moore and trainer Kyle Elliott took a moment to share with ReporTV their thoughts following Twenty Four Carrots win in the inaugural American National Insurance Maiden Trail Pleasure Two-Year-Old class at the International Grand Championship.

Roger Latham Memorial adds class to Friday schedule

The Roger Latham Memorial Horse Show, has added an additional class to their schedule on Friday evening. Class 14a will be Speed Racking.

Wartrace schedule correction

The Wartrace Horse Show found an error on their original class schedule. Class 24 Amateur Novice is for horses and riders who have not won a blue in 2019. 

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Obituary – Gary Brewington

Funeral services for Gary Howard Brewington, age 69, of Cookeville, were held Tuesday July 30 at Washington Avenue Baptist Church with Blake Pierce and Rev. Mark Gaw officiating. Gary passed away Saturday July 27, 2019 at Signature Health Care of Putnam County.

Equine Obituary – Prime Poison

It isn’t often that a horse makes such an impact on so many lives that he touches but Prime Poison was a once-in-a-lifetime pony for many. Shown 87 times, Prime Poison won 47 blues including four World Grand Championships, six World Championships, three Reserve World Grand Championships, and four Reserve World Championships. This was one amazing pony!

Obituary – Billy Joe Lollis

Mr. Billy Joe Lollis, age 85, of Christiana, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.