Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration

The historic Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville, TN is home to The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration®, which takes place each year in late summer for the 11 days ending on the Saturday night before Labor Day.

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The 80th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will have all of its championship class entries stabled on the show grounds for 48 hours prior to their championship performance. The requirement of horses to be stabled on the grounds prior to the championship classes was first recommended by the Veterinarian Advisory Council in 2014. “In ... More >>>

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The SHOW HIO recently changed the SHOW rulebook to reflect a recent change at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association regarding the age of horses foaled in the fall breeding season. The current SHOW HIO rulebook lists in Section 2 Definitions (A) Age of Horse, the following: “For horse show purposes, a horse ... More >>>

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(compliments of Walking Horse Report) The SHOW HIO will retain its policy of reporting to show management its findings for disqualification on pre-show violations with no further penalty issued by SHOW. However, on clear, objective post-show violations that result in notices of disqualification, SHOW will issue a two-week suspension to the person responsible for the ... More >>>

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(compliments of Walking Horse Report) The SHOW HIO will begin to measure horses in post-show inspections for compliance with class requirements in pony and 15.2 & under divisions. In previous years, show management could require horses to measure pre-show, however no post-show measurements were completed. This will be done as part of the standard post-show ... More >>>

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(compliments of Walking Horse Report) The 80th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will add a world championship class for the Amateur Four & Under Park Performance division.  Previously, the Celebration had an amateur park performance division but did not designate the four and under in the amateur division. There has previously been an open ... More >>>

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In keeping with the tradition and pageantry of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, the Celebration would like to remind all exhibitors, trainers, owners and sponsors of the dress codes in center ring. For all grooms or trainers entering the ring to assist with an entry, including after that entry has received the blue ribbon, ... More >>>

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CELEBRATION FINDS A NEW GEM WHITE DIAMOND DOLLAR by Sadie Fowler – Compliments of Walking Horse Report Celebration CEO Mike Inman believes he’s right on the money with his pick of the new Celebration flag horse White Diamond Dollar, which will help the show carry on a long-standing tradition with an extra special touch. If ... More >>>

We setup a group on Flickr that you can join (free) to add your photos of The Celebration to. Go to https://www.flickr.com/groups/twhnc/ . Flickr accounts are free, so if you don’t have an account, simply sign up and then join our group. When you add your photos to the group, they get displayed on our “Your Photos“ ... More >>>