International Grand Championships to host Service Horse Competition

Murfreesboro, TN - With the aim of promoting and rewarding those that use their horses in the service of their communities, the Walking Horse Owners’ Association (WHOA) is proud to announce that the 2016 International Pleasure and Colt Grand Championships will host an open breed Service Horse Competition. The competition, which has no entry fee for WHOA members and only a $5.00 entry fee for non-WHOA members, is open to all service horses or potential service horses and their riders. It will be held from 8 - 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23rd, in the air conditioned Tennessee Miller Coliseum. The competition will feature five classes - Patrol Ride, Five Team Member Formation Riding, Tandem Obstacle Course, Novice Single Person Obstacle Course, and Open Single Person Obstacle Course - with ribbons to be awarded to the first five placings, prizes for the winner of each class, and a high point award for the day’s high point service horse. WHOA invites everyone to come out and honor these dedicated horses and their human partners!