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Obituary – Elfriede J. "Elfie" Gallun

Gallun, Elfriede J. "Elfie" (Nee Jatzkowski)  called home to the Lord on January 22, 2019, age 86. Elfie was reunited with her beloved husband of 59 years, Edwin A. "Ned" Gallun Jr. Loving mother of prominent Walking Horse owner and exhibitor, Lisa (James) Baum...

USDA to host session on industry compliance

The United States Department of Agriculture will host a compliance discussion Feb. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Blue Ribbon Circle Club on the Celebration Grounds, in Shelbyville, Tennessee to cover topics related to the Horse Protection Act and more. 

Obituary – Robert H. Adkisson

Robert Hassel Adkisson was born in Hardin County, Tennessee on July 29, 1934, the son of the late Robert W. and Aleen Hinton Adkisson...

SHOW implements recommendations from Judges’ Advisory Group

In 2018, the SHOW HIO formed a Judges’ Advisory Group to submit recommendations to the SHOW board regarding SHOW’s judging program. The SHOW HIO also has a Judges’ Committee which manages the judging program and training and serves as a liason between the SHOW board and the licensed judges.

Equine Obituary – Main Power

It is with great sadness to report that 2005 World Grand Champion Main Power was humanely laid to rest. After a prolonged time dealing with a chronic leg issue, of which we had no resolution...

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PAST Act Introduced in 116th Congress

Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) reintroduced the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act in the 116th Congress on January 22nd. The bill has been renamed the “Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act.” The bill has been referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the bill number is H.R. 693.

For The Record – Waynesville Charity Horse Show

The North Carolina Walking Horse Association awarded the Waynesville Charity show as the Best Mult-Night Show Of The Year. The Report apologizes for the misprint In the January 21 issue of Walking Horse Report.

Obituary – James Payne

North Carolina Walking Horse Association member, James Franklin Payne, 80, of Burlington, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his residence.

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Obituary — Lynda Clark

Mrs. Lynda Greeson Clark, 80, of Burlington passed away at the Alamance House on Monday, January 7, 2019...

Obituary – Avis Booth Efird

Avis Booth Efird, 93, wife of the late John W. Efird, entered into rest on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at Agape Hospice House in Lexington, South Carolina.

WHAA to host party and preview

The WHAA Barn Party and Preview will be on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 10 a.m. at Elysium at Choose Your Gait Farm, 1255 County Road 72, Danville, AL 35619.

Obituary – John Wagner

North Carolina Walking Horse Association member, John David Wagner, 63, went to be with his Lord January 16, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. 

WHOA announces Board of Directors Results

The Walking Horse Owners' Association is proud to announce the following candidates were elected to the WHOA Board of Directors by the WHOA Membership.