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Making memories in the mist!

Sunday offered slow down and a cool down and all the regular Celebration regulars received a reward for their loyal devotion as the atmosphere was relaxing and enjoyable while not lacking in the way of entertainment...
8/25/2019

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8/25/2019

Using his voice; Farrar's talents reach far beyond center ring

There are many aspects beyond the horses that give the Celebration the pageantry, tradition and prestige for which it has been known and loved for 81 years. Whether it’s the friendships folks have made — some of which have become life-long — or the donuts, the biscuits, the organ or those chill bumps evoked when Counterfeit Dollar enters the ring to present the flag, or the National Anthem … 
8/25/2019

Youth Spotlight: Rylee Nichols

The following Q&A took place between Walking Horse Report Editorial Director Sadie Fowler and Rylee Nichols...
8/25/2019

It all comes down to the show … SHOWMANSHIP, that is!

The first Saturday night of the 81st annual Celebration can fairly be described as smooth sailing, or perhaps smooth walking is a better term. The crowd was on point, entries were at their best, the weather was great and, simply put, there was really nothing but good things to come out of the night...
8/24/2019

ReporTV Interview with Clay Sanderson

In the interview that follows, Clay Sanderson shares his thoughts after winning the Show Pleasure Mares and Geldings class with He's Primetime on Friday evening...
8/24/2019

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8/24/2019

ReporTV Interview with Gardner Family

In the interview that follows, Dickie, Cheyanne and Dakoda Gardner share their thoughts after Score Diamond In The Ruff won his third world championship at the 81st annual Celebration...
8/24/2019

Swift-moving Saturday morning cools down while competition REMAINS HOT!

A slightly overcast sky that cooled things down a bit was a welcomed part of the environment for Celebration show goers Saturday morning, Aug. 24 — and the grounds felt alive and well, as did the action inside the Calsonic Arena...
8/24/2019

Youth Spotlight: Landon Coffey

The following Q&A took place between Landon Coffee and Walking Horse Report editorial director Sadie Fowler...
8/23/2019

ReporTV Interview with Emma Wright

In the interview that follows, Emma Wright shares her thoughts following her World Championship acclaim with Extra Special Jose in the Youth 11 & Under Mare class for the second year in a row.
8/23/2019

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8/23/2019

ReporTV Interview with Jackie Dean

In the interview that follows, Jackie Dean shares her thoughts after winning second world championship with I'm Thunderstruck NDR. 
8/23/2019

Rowdy crowd really turns up the heat Friday morning

Twelve classes showed in front Celebration spectators Friday morning, Aug. 23 and entertained a lively group of spectators. In fact, the heat inside the Calsonic Arena was hotter than it had been so far this week with a hearty group of fans cheering loudly class after class. Half of the morning’s classes were dedicated to the youth riders of the industry...
8/23/2019

Live action art … PHOTO OPS ENCOURAGED!

There’s a new addition to this year’s Celebration grounds and anyone who likes taking photos or loves social media needs to check it out! The exciting new feature can be found hanging on the big brick wall outside the Celebration office and folks won’t miss it as they walk by, thanks to the eye-catching piece of art made by Crystal O’Neal, owner of Paint with Pizazz in Shelbyville, Tennessee...
8/23/2019