TWHBEA Director Candidates declare before August 1st!

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TWHBEA – Declare Today  July 29, 2015 Members of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association that meet the minimum requirements to declare to run for a director’s position from their region or state must make that declaration in writing to the TWHBEA office by August 1, 2015.The list of states that have director seats coming open has already […]

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Walking Horse Trainers Association Seeks Support of All Disciplines

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Trainers’ Letter Seeks Support of All Disciplines  July 30, 2015 TheWalkingHorseTrainers’Association(WHTA)remainscommittedtoalldisciplinesoftheTennessee WalkingHorseandourmemberswhocareforthosehorses.TheWHTAanditsmemberstakeseriously thewelfareofallhorsesunderourcareregardlessofthedisciplineofchoiceforthathorseand/or owner.In recent years, some organizations have chosen to supportonly specific disciplines and in turn have not allowed orsupported the performance division of our horse. TheWHTA has no issue with the promotion of any disciplinebut is opposed to any policy that does not allow a specificdiscipline to be […]

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TWHBEA:National Futurity Adopts VAC Protocols

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National Futurity Adopts VAC Protocols July 23, 2015 The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) is pleased to announce that the new standards and protocols developed by the Veterinary Advisory Committee (VAC) will be implemented at the 2015 National Futurity.  The VAC protocols will be in addition to the inspections of the United States Department of Agriculture and […]

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Ohio’s Joyce Moyer celebrate the TWH with local youth “Nehemiah Center celebrates summer”

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from Sandusky Register Nehemiah Center celebrates summer Children get up close and personal with horses at Maple Crest Farms ALISSA WIDMAN NEESE GROTON TWP. JUL 23, 2015 widman@sanduskyregister.com A wide grin spread across Josiah Moore’s face as he plodded across a field at Maple Crest Farm. The kindergartner lugged a bale of hay more than half his size toward a […]

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TWHNC: CELEBRATION RELEASES 2015 CLASS SCHEDULE

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Celebration Releases 2015 Class Schedule This year’s Celebration marks the 77th Anniversary of the World’s Greatest Horse Show. After several meeting and countless hours listening to exhibitors, numerous changes have been made in the 2015 Celebration class schedule.In some instances those suggestions resulted in new classes being added, while other times changes in class scheduling were necessary. “We followed the […]

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The Horse: Update of Tyzzer’s Disease

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Figure 1: The incidence of Tyzzer’s disease diagnosed at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, 1993-2015 Tyzzer’s disease was originally described in mice in 1917, and since then has been diagnosed in multiple species of domestic animals and wildlife worldwide. Tyzzer’s disease is highly fatal in young foals and is caused by the bacterium Clostridium piliforme. The organism is an intracellular […]

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TENNESSEAN:Walking horse group successful with flat-shod rules ( WHC inserts edits to present “THE TRUTH”)

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THE WALKING HORSE CHAT HAS MADE (THE TRUTH) CORRECTIONS IN RED “Walking horse group successful with flat-shod rules” Holly Meyer, hmeyer@tennessean.com9:50 p.m. CDT July 18, 2015 (Photo: Larry McCormack / THE TENNESSEAN) When legislation to toughen federal protections against horse soring gained momentum last year, opponents said the proposed rule changes would decimate their walking horse show industry. But a […]

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