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ETWHA Horse Show postponed

The East Tennessee Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show, scheduled for Saturday, May 4, has been postponed due to weather. We will post the new date as it becomes available. 

WHOA announces show cancelation for Perryville, Missouri

Due to severe weather and show ring conditions, the Perryville Co. Saddle Club show scheduled for May 4 is canceled. The rescheduled date is June 1 in Perryville, Missouri. 

Celebration class schedule final

Per its April Board meeting, the Celebration class schedule that is currently online is the horse show’s final schedule. 

TWHYA Youth Member of the Year

TWHYA is pleased to announce that it will name its youth member of the year at the annual December meeting. Youth members will accumulate points based on their participation in equine events throughout the year. Emphasis will be placed on volunteer work and participation at TWHBEA sponsored events. 

Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Show – Double Riders' Cup Points

The Alabama Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show, scheduled for May 4, will now be a double Riders' Cup points show. The event will be held at Morgan County Celebration Arena in Priceville, Alabama beginning at 5:00 pm.

Roger Latham Memorial schedule updates

The Roger Latham Memorial Walking Horse Show will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 Located in Baileyton, AL. Contact David Latham at 256-572-1820 or Joan Kemp at 205-566-6090...

Obituary – Ernest Upton

Ernest Lee Upton, age 64 of Shelbyville, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019. Ernest had been a professional Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer since high school graduation, but even as a youngster he enjoyed working with horses. Ernest was known for his expertise in starting colts, many of which later earned World Championship Honors.

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EQUITANA USA Announces Show Dates Alongside New Collaborations

EQUITANA USA and the Kentucky Horse Park are pleased to announce the official show dates alongside three new collaborations. The new EQUITANA USA show will run Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2020, making it a complete three day shopping and educational equestrian event. 

Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary Scholarship Application

The Walking Horse Trainers’ Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization dedicated to charitable organizations, such as the programs for handicapped riders, and the promotion of the Tennessee Walking Horse...

Obituary – Emery "Rocky" Jones

Emery “Rocky” Jones, age 64 of Columbia, TN passed away on April 19, 2019 at home with his family. Rocky was born in 1954 to the late Henry and Geraldine Woodside Jones. He worked at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, TN for 47 years and knew everything about each breed of horse at the farm. 

Members of Congress Should Reject HSUS Award

The Humane Society of the United States recently released its scorecard for Congress. There’s much irony to be found in the situation considering the organization receives a “D” from CharityWatch and was recently embroiled in a major sexual harassment scandal in which the board of directors tried to cover for the alleged sexual predator CEO.

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Year In Walking Horses Dedication: Honey Badger

Do you know what a honey badger is? If not, don’t worry about it … the honey badger really doesn’t care what you think because they know how awesome they are. A small, fierce mammal also known as a ratel, the honey badger was made famous after a video about it, narrated by Chuck Norris, went viral.

Year In Walking Horses Dedication: Howard Hamilton

Howard Hamilton has spent his entire life devoting himself to his family and the horse and he does it all for one very simple reason — love. He and his family literally love the horse with all of their hearts; Howard certainly plays his part in doing what he can to ensure the horse, the industry and the industry’s youth thrive.