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Gill joins Celebration staff

If you don’t know her already, Emily Gill will soon become a familiar and recognizable face as she has accepted the post of Entry Office Manager at the Celebration headquarters in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Gill is replacing Margaret Eakin, who recently stepped down from her full-time duties after many years of service in the entry office.

Christmas In July adds class

Christmas In July has added an additional RIders' Cup Four-Year-Old Mares and Geldings on Thursday night, it will be class 32B. This is an additional to the one already scheduled for Wednesday night. This should help accommodate trainers that have multiple they need to show.

Equine Obituary – Cash For Keeps

Rarely do we see a former world grand champion Tennessee Walking Horse win the big set of roses and continuing competing. Only once have we seen a horse win the roses and come back years later to win again at the Celebration — in an entirely different division...

Byard to fill in for Spiller at Christmas in July

Dean Byard will take Robbie Spiller place for the Christmas In July show scheduled July 3- 4, at the Bedford County Ag Center in Shelbyville. Spiller had to step down for health reasons. We wish Robbie Spiller a speedy recovery and appreciate Dean Byard willing to step in and help a fellow judge in a short notice. 

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BPWHA Lebanon Show rescheduled

The BPWHA show scheduled for June 22nd in Lebanon at Marion County Fairgrounds, that was postponed due to weather conditions has been rescheduled for Saturday September 7, 2019.

Equine Obituary – My Rockstar

My Rockstar was a great four-year-old walking pony. He was humanely euthanized on June 18 following a more than three-week long hospitalization at University of Tennessee Vet School...

Christmas In July adds class

The Christmas In July Horse Show, scheduled for July 3-4, has added a class to their original schedule. Class 32A will be Riders' Cup Four-Year-Old Open (Canter)...

FAST awards grant to Waynesville Horse Show

FAST is pleased to announce that they are awarding a $1500.00 Grant to The Waynesville Horse Show in Smithfield, North Carolina, July 18, 2019...

Liberty Lions Club to resume show and accommodate entries

The Liberty Lions Club will resume at class 15 next Friday, June 28th, beginning at 6:30 pm. There will not be an admission charge at the gate for the show and if you purchased rail parking, you will still have same spot for the show this week...

Belfast Lions Club rescheduled

The Belfast Lions Club Horse Show, scheduled for Saturday, June 22, has been rescheduled for next Saturday, June 29, due to weather...

Riders' Cup additions at Mid-South

The following classes at the Mid-South Walking Horse Horse Show will now be Riders' Cup...

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KWHA Ladies Auxiliary Show postponed

With 5 inches of rain this week and more rain to come both, the fairgrounds and the KWHA Ladies Auxiliary have decided to reschedule their horse show for June 22. We will post a new date as it becomes available. 

WHOA announces 41st annual International judges

The Walking Horse Owners' is pleased to announce the four judges elected by current  2019 WHOA members for the 41st Annual International Pleasure & Colt Championship...