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Interview with Brittany Baum

In the interview that follows, Brittany Baum shares her thoughts after winning her second world championship at the 81st annual Celebration...
8/28/2019

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8/28/2019

Celebration hosts trade fair

The Celebration trade fair will be held August 28-31 in Calsonic Arena from Noon until 7:00 pm. Shop from over 30 vendors and ride amusement rides!

On Wednesday, there will be a Meet & Greet with World Grand Champion Walk Time Charlie from 2:00–4:00 pm. On Saturday, there will be a food truck and craft beer festival. 

8/28/2019

TN Walking Horse runs deep in Johnson-Cartwright families

Growing up the youngest of three children, there was never a time that Suzy Cartwright Johnson can recall that horses were not a vital part of her family — with the horse of choice being the smooth-going Tennessee Walking Horse. Centering around it all of course is the Celebration, and Suzy Johnson can remember her first memory vividly.
8/28/2019

Kentucky non-profit makes big impact, with help from TWH community

When the late Betty Turner Campbell lost her son after a 17-year battle to cancer, Campbell knew she wanted to create a place for children of all different abilities and conditions to go to for fun and respite. She dreamt of building a medical camp on her father’s 168 acre farm, in her hometown of Scottsville, Kentucky. 
8/27/2019

Mid-week peak on a Monday

The Monday evening session at the 80th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration kicked off with an ideal setting. Each night, in fact, has opened with gorgeous weather, with some evenings even cooler than normal; traditional nostalgia with things like prayer and the singing of the National Anthem and the presentation of the flag horse; and then of course, the opening class of the show...
8/27/2019

Interview with Tim Smith

In the interview that follows, Tim Smith shares his thoughts following the Monday evening session, where Legacy Stables added three blues to their Celebration tally.
8/27/2019

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8/27/2019

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8/27/2019

Obituary - Coy Claxton

Mr. Coy Allen Claxton 82 of Shelbyville died Monday, August 26, 2019. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 29th, at Hillcrest Funeral Home Rev. Billy Joe Calvert officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
8/27/2019

Obituary - Wallace Brandon

James Wallace Brandon age 92, of Shelbyville, Tennessee passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends...
8/27/2019

Final morning session provides platform for lasting memories

Making a drastic shift in the morning classes from earlier in the show, the final morning session of the 81st annual Celebration was cool if not chilly with rain continuing from where the show left off Sunday night — although nowhere near as drastic...
8/26/2019

Interview with Joe Lester & Bailey Momb

In the interview that follows, Joe Lester and Bailey Momb share their thoughts after winning two world championships on Sunday evening, for a total of 11 thus far at this year's Celebration...
8/26/2019

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8/26/2019

Interview with Howard Hamilton

In the interview that follows, Howard Hamilton shares his thoughts following his win with A Titleist Masterpiece on Monday morning at the Celebration...
8/26/2019