A new era for a classic horse show in Halls Mill
Saturday, June 29, 2019
The Halls Mill Triangle Club horse show made a triumphant return this year after a long absence. The show is affiliated with the Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association. The show drew 114 entries, which will allow organizers to split $2,500 with the Center for Family Development and four other groups to be announced at a later date.
Alivia Lucas and Mackenzie Davis had a front row seat in center ring during the Halls Mill Horse Show on June 22.
Little Big Town, ridden by Dickie Gardner for owners Shella McDowell and Tom Ware, was awarded the grand championship wreath and accolades.
Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association (SSHBEA) has held a long-standing tradition of excellence in local horse shows, including the one at Halls Mill.
Larry Wilhoite paraded the American Flag during the Halls Mill Horse Show Saturday night at the Triangle Club as he did back in the mid 1980s. He said he’s proud to be asked to carry on the tradition with the new generation.
These spotted saddle horses parked out for the judges during competition at the Halls Mill show. Organizers note the event turned out to be a great reboot of the show from days past.