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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Walking for Cancer (04/19/16)
The Bedford Cancer Foundation's annual Walking For Cancer Horse Show, held Saturday at Champions Arena, show started off with a rendition of the national anthem and the display of the flag. See more photos at http://www.t-g.com/gallery/26961. (T-G Photo by Jason Reynolds)
Great Strides representative speaks to Lions Club (04/13/16)
Terry Smith of Great Strides Therapeutic Riding Program talked to Shelbyville Lions Club about the great benefits this program does for children with disabilities as in teaching them balance, coordination and confidence. The program started in 1993. They have two sessions a night, with the program running April through October each year, on Monday and Tuesday nights. They average around 40 children each year...
Walking, riding, helping: Fundraisers help Cancer Foundation (04/10/16)
Four-legged and four-wheeled methods of transport will raise money to support local cancer patients on Saturday. The Bedford Cancer Foundation will host its annual Walking for Cancer Horse Show on Saturday starting at 5 p.m. at Champions Arena on The Celebration grounds. Admission is $5; children under 6 are free. Box seats of six seats are $50...
Little horses put on big show at arena (04/07/16)
Tennessee Miniature Horse Volunteers club will hold its Tennessee Miniature Horse Celebration Friday though Sunday in Calsonic Arena on the Celebration Grounds, celebrating miniature horse breeds. Tennessee Miniature Horse Celebration is actually made up of two different shows -- on Friday and Saturday, there will be a show sanctioned by the American Shetland Pony Club and the American Miniature Horse Registry (shetlandminiature.com)...
Livestock inspection bill is signed into law (03/30/16)
Gov. Bill Haslam recently signed into law legislation sponsored by Sen. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) that would guarantee governmental transparency in livestock inspections. Senate Bill 2332 enables owners of an animal subject to inspection to be able to personally record or designate an agent to record the assessment by audiovisual means...
Champion horse's headstone saved (03/20/16)
community effort recently saved the tombstone of a former world grand champion Tennessee walking horse. Ebony's Threat's Professor was owned by Dr. Bob and Curtise McCloy and was trained by Ronal Young. He was the 1993 4-year-old world grand champion. He died Aug. 2,1994, from complications of colic. He was brought home from the clinic and laid to rest at Ronal Young's Stables on Highway 64 West...
Walking Horse Museum receives grant (03/04/16)
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, State Sen. Jim Tracy and State Rep. Pat Marsh visited the Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum in Wartrace on Thursday for the formal presentation of a $3,300 state grant, which the museum is using to continue its film restoration project...
Walking horse among top breeds: TWHBEA report (03/04/16)
The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association closed the calendar year with 6,568 members, registered 3,178 new foals and transferred 4,444 horses between owners. Of the top 10 breeds in America, the Tennessee Walking Horse was among the top reporting positions of American breeds...
TWHBEA invests $125,000 in HIO (02/26/16)
Work continues on activating a new horse industry organization (HIO) and the testing that would be used at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. The executive committee of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association voted unanimously on Friday, Feb. 19, to approve "Project Pegasus," according to a TWHBEA press release...

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Small Talk: How old do you have to be to know everything? (05/22/16)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Hot dog! Viking Valors have a little fun (05/22/16)
Community Elementary School students participate in a program to reinforce positive behavior. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2306163.html.