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On March 26, a second WHOA Academy/Schooling Show will be held at the Clearview Horse Farm in Shelbyville, TN. This is a casual attire show. Casual shows require a collared shirt, long pants and boots. The show is affiliated with WHOA, will start at 1 pm with 29 classes. For a class schedule please check the WHOA show listings under Events.
2016 President: Dee Dee Miller Sale - Tennessee
The Walking Horse Owners’ Association is proud to announce the following candidates were elected to the WHOA Board of Directors by the WHOA Membership.
Jason Bachert - Missouri
Martha Child - Tennessee
Carole Hill - Tennessee
Dennis Hills - Missouri
Maggie Moore - Tennessee
Nancy O'Dell Plunkett - Oregon
David Pruett - Tennessee
Mark Taylor - Tennessee
These eight will serve a three year term. The WHOA Board of Directors is made up of 26 members.
The Walking Horse Owners' Association and The Walking Horse Report have set December 1, 2015 as the cutoff date for corrections to High Points.
Please take a moment to review your records and send any corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sandra at 931-684-8123 by 5:00 PM, December 1, 2015.
H-2B Reform Bill Introduced
On October 29, 2015 Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Save our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2015. The bill would make many needed reforms to the H-2B temporary, non-agricultural worker program that will make it less burdensome for employers, including those in the horse industry to use.
The Walking Horse Owners’ Association would like to announce that the following Fall horse shows will be designated as double point shows for the WHOA National High Point Program. For more information on these shows click the EVENTS tab near the top of this page.
October 3, Ride For Roses, Quentin, PA
October 16-18, Octoberfest, Santa Rosa, CA
October 17, FWRHA Championship, Tampa, FL
October 23-25, Camden Horse Show, Camden, SC
October 24-25, Midwest Walking Horse Championship, Jackson, MO
October 31, Versatility Spooktacular, Phenix City, AL
November 7, Southern Strides, Swainsboro, GA
November 8, WHOA Versatility Show, Brownsville, KY
November 14, Pine Rock Farm Show Series #5, Kettrell, NC
November 14, WHOA Versatility Show, Murfreesboro, TN
Word has recently come in that the Metro Nashville Park Police are in need of donations. They are seeking level-headed, trained Tennessee Walking Horse geldings between the ages of four and ten years old and over 14 hands. They are also currently raising funds to purchase new saddles and tack. All donations are tax free. To learn more please contact Sgt. Kevin Hooper at Kevin.Hooper@nashville.gov or 615-880-3429.
Horse and Rider magazine, a newsstand magazine geared toward the general public, featured Tennessee Walking Horses in the Conformation Clinic article in the August issue. The Conformation Clinic shows photos of 3 horses and then presents a critique of each horse. WHOA judge Carol Camp critiqued the class. Camp stated "I was proud to see three really nice looking Tennessee Walking Horses shown in this mostly Western breed based publication.”