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Woodbury Lions Club selects Thompson

The Woodbury Lions Club, scheduled for Saturday, July 6, has selected Russ Thompson to mark the cards for this year's event. The show will be held at the Woodbury Fairgrounds in Woodbury, Tennessee, beginning at 5:00 pm.

Obituary – Reid Estess

Reid Estess passed away June 6, 2019 at home. His heart was very weak and his other organs couldn't function properly due to the weakness of his heart. The funeral is Tuesday  June 11, at 2:00 pm at Silver Creek Baptist Church, Magnolia, Mississippi. He will be greatly missed.

Fentress County Fair reschedules

The Fentress County Fair Association would like to invite everyone to attend the show this year. The date is Saturday June 15, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm. They hope by moving the date to June to avoid the in-climate weather and increase entries.

American Farm Bureau Supports Alexander Legislation

The American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter in support of the goals of S. 1455, the Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2019, to the legislation’s sponsor Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN). American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall also copied bill cosponsors, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on the letter of support...

Florence Charity Show postponed

The Florence Charity Horse Show, scheduled for June 8 in Sumter, South Carolina, has been postponed due to storms. The South Carolina Walking Horse Association plans to reschedule at a later date.

Equine Obituary – Cut A Rug

World Champion Cut A Rug, age 22, was laid to rest at Bottoms Stables on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Cut A Rug started his show ring career under the direction of Jimmy McConnell at Formac Stables, for owners Bob and Mary Medina...

50th Anniversary East TN Walking Horse 'Classic'

The 50th Annual East TN Walking Horse  "Classic" Horse Show will be held on Saturday, June 15th in Chuckey, Tennessee at the South Central Ruritan Ball Park. This show was voted The 2018 East TN Walking Horse Association Favorite One-Night Horse Show of the Year by the East TN members...

A 'classic' treat for Columbia

The crowd at last weekend’s Columbia Spring Jubilee received a special treat just prior to Saturday night’s show when Texas Joe Black and John Allan Callaway presented the American flag. At 17, Texas Joe Black is known and loved by many for his beauty and impressive show record that goes back 16 years.

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Cumberland County Open Walking Horse Show canceled

The Cumberland County Open Walking Horse Show, scheduled for Saturday, June 8 has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Walking For Hope Show postponed

The Walking For Hope Show, scheduled for Saturday, June 8 in Stanford, Kentucky, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The new date will be Friday, July 19.

WHOA Paris KY Show postponed

The BPWHA Paris horse show at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds in Paris, Kentucky has been postponed due to weather. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

Remembering the History of the East TN Classic Horse Show

In just a few weeks The ETWH “Classic” will be celebrating 50 years of horse shows. I, Amy Starnes, tried to scribe as some of the keepers of  “Classic history” told me how the show came to be...

For The Record – Rise To Fame

Multi World Grand Champion Rise To Fame recently won the Park Pleasure Championship at the Virginia Walking & Racking Horse Owners Association Horse Show...

Obituary – Martha Nelms

Mrs. Martha N. Nelms, age 91, of College Grove, Tennessee, died Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Franklin, Tennessee. Mrs. Nelms was born in Memphis, Tennessee and retired, after many years of service as an administrative assistant, from the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Education.