Local draft horses shown in Louisville
The North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky., which continues through Friday, held its Draft Horse Show last week. Crystal and Lamar Mitchell, owners of Southern View Farm in Shelbyville, brought six of their eight draft horses. The couple has been showing for 10 years, purely because of their love for draft horses. Crystal praised them for their gentle nature and also mentioned their fun personalities which were showcased throughout the show...
The scar rule and disturbing information
During the 2014 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, one thing was evident; the scar rule was being interpreted differently by the United States Department of Agriculture and the SHOW HIO. And since the show ended, media have reported that violations doubled and soring is still rampant in the Walking Horse industry. It's time to look at some facts...
CORRECTED: Spotted saddle horses' versatility will be on display
Shelbyville-based Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association will open its 30th annual fall show Wednesday in Calsonic Arena. This week's show is a traditional gaited horse show, but as SSHBEA looks to the future it is looking to the breed's versatility and relying on a mix of horse shows, trail events and sport horse events to carry the organization forward...
County offices celebrate Christmas
The county fee offices located in the U.S. Bank building on the north side of the square -- county clerk, property assessor, register of deeds and trustee -- held Christmas receptions on Friday, with each office putting out its own lavish spread of...