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Walking Horse states say NO to PAST

The PAST Act, a Humane Society of the United States-authored piece of legislation, passed the House of Representatives on July 25 with 78 percent of representatives voting in favor of it. Ninety-six members of the House, or 22 percent, opposed it. 

Celebration adds class Wednesday morning

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, which kicks off Aug. 21 and runs through Aug. 31, has added a class to its Wednesday slate of classes. Class number 7A Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, will be the O/A Riders on Three-Year-Old Country Pleasure Walking Horses, Optional Tack.

Latest Issue 7 29 19


Farm Bureau continues to oppose PAST Act

The Tennessee and Kentucky Farm Bureau recently released and sent a letter to all members of Congress outlining their reasons for opposing the PAST Act.  The Past Act passed the House of Representatives on July 25th and now awaits its fate in the Senate.

PAST Act passes House; must now battle Senate

After a tumultuous and bumpy ride over the past several years, the walking horse industry suffered a hit today, Thursday July 25, when legislation that aims to destroy it moved a notch forward as it passed the vote in the United States House of Representatives...

PWHAT Jamboree rain date

The PWHAT Jamboree on July 20th was stopped after class 25 because of heavy rain and dangerous lightning. We are scheduling the remaining Jamboree classes on October 19th at MacGregor Farms. 

PAST Act to get roll call vote

After a spirited debate on the House floor, the vote on the PAST Act was delayed tonight and will be conducted via a roll call vote either Thursday or Friday. 

TWHBEA fills class sheet for Summer Sizzler Show

Fulfilling the requirements of SHOW, WHTA, and the TWHBEA International High Point Program is a tough task. But TWHBEA has done it. See the class sheet here and pick a class; the best of the best are coming and can compete for top honors as TWHBEA rounds off 48 hours of exhibiting Tennessee Walking Horses of all the show disciplines.

Juarez Leaving Animal Care

USDA-APHIS Deputy Administrator for the Animal Care Program Bernadette Juarez will be transitioning out of her post with Animal Care and will be named the new Deputy Administrator for Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS).  The move will become official on August 4, 2019...

Deferred WH bill to be revisited Aug. 6 in Nashville

The bill before the Metropolitan Council of Nashville and Davidson County that would ban the showing, exhibiting and sale of Tennessee Walking Horses, Racking Horses and Spotted Saddle Horses in Nashville was deferred last week at the request of Councilmember Kathleen Murphy, who also introduced the bill. 

PAST Act to get Floor Vote

The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act will be brought to the House floor for a vote next week according to Majority Leader Steny Hoyer's weekly leader. The vote is scheduled to take place sometime between Wednesday July 24th and Friday July 26th. Congress breaks for their recess after the 26th.

Manis joins WHR staff

When Amanda Manis got the first taste of horseback riding, she knew she was immediately hooked. Her first experience at nine years old was trail riding in the mountains of North Carolina during a family camping trip. When she returned home, she knew that on a horse’s back is where she wanted to be...

Liz's Kids Show canceled

Due to weather conditions, Liz's Kids Show, originally scheduled for July 20, has been canceled. We will post the rain date as it becomes available. 

Latest Issue 7 22 19


Marshall County Horseman's Association revises class schedule

Marshall County Horseman's Association will split the Two Year Old Amateur class. Stallions will be class 24 and mares or geldings will be class 24A...