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PAST Act introduced in Senate

Unites States Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced the PAST Act today, seeking to amend the Horse Protection Act. Senators Crapo and Warner are working in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States and other animal rights groups to remove legal equipment from show horses that have been repeatedly proven to not harm horses through scientific studies.

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Youth Medallion Program

The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association, in association with FAST, is proud to announce the re-establishment of the Youth Medallion Program. This class encourages youth riders to learn and become proficient at the canter. 

Columbia Spring Jubilee selects judging panel

The Columbia Spring Jubilee, scheduled for May 30–June 1, has selected Nathan Clark, Scotty Brooks and Dickie Scrivner to mark the cards for this year’s event. The show will be held at the Maury County Parks & Recreation in Columbia, Tennessee. 

Magnolia Classic revises class schedule

The Magnolia Classic, scheduled for Saturday, March 30, has made the following changes to their schedule...

Celebration names judges for Fun Show

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has selected Rollie Beard, Brent Grider and Kenny Smith to adjudicate the 49th annual Spring Fun Show, scheduled for May 23-25 at the Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Each night’s performances begin at 6 p.m.

For The Record – Midwest Trainers' Association

In the Midwest Walking Horse Trainers’ Association class sheet in the WHR these two classes were left out...

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Obituary – Nellie Brantley

Graveside services for Mrs. Nellie Jay Brantley, age 93, of Wartrace, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Bro. Tom Brantley officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM on Saturday, March 23 at Manchester Funeral Home.

Trainers meet prior to 2019 kickoff

Members of the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association met for a regular pre-show meeting Wednesday March 20 at the Blue Ribbon Circle, on the grounds of the Celebration, which means one thing — the 2019 show season is about to heat up.

Obituary — Mina Seaton

Mina Seaton, wife of Bud Seaton, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 after an extended illness. Mina was 82 years old...

Equine Obituary – Generator’s Santana

With heavy hearts, it was reported that 1997 World Grand Champion Generator’s Santana was humanely laid to rest March 10. He was foaled Oct. 8, 1991. Santana had dealt with EPM for several years and lived and fought well.

Oldies but Goodies: Many walking horses stand the test of time in the show ring

One of the most special aspects of the Tennessee Walking Horse is the longevity they demonstrate when it comes to their show ring careers. While in many breeds it’s not unusual for a horse to retire in his mid-teen years, the walking horse is known for standing the test of time. It’s not uncommon to hear of one competing at age 20.

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