Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization – TWSHO

Press Releases

TWSHO Statement on Sentencing of Jackie McConnell

September 18, 2012 |

The Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization today reaffirmed their commitment to reform and the elimination of soring trainers in the walking horse industry in response to the sentencing of Jackie McConnell.

TWSHO Response to Proposed Horse Protection Act Amendment

September 18, 2012 |

TWSHO issued the following statement from spokesperson Jennifer Baker in response to the amendments proposed last week by Members of Congress from Kentucky:

TWSHO Announces Seventh Round and Final Round of Expedited Swabbing Results from the 74th Annual Celebration

September 14, 2012 |

Today the Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) has learned from the Walking Horse Trainer’s Association (WHTA) the results of The Celebration’s seventh and final round of expedited swabbing results.

TWSHO Responds to More Misguided Attacks from Walking Horse Opponents

September 14, 2012 |

Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) today issued the following statement form communications director Jeffrey Howard in response to proposed legislation to amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA):

A Statement from TWSHO

September 12, 2012 |

The Tennessee Walking Horse Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) recently invited Dr. Scott Hopper to attend the 74th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration.

TWSHO Announces Sixth Round of Swabbing Results from the 74th Annual Celebration

September 2, 2012 |

Today the Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) has learned from the Walking Horse Trainer’s Association (WHTA) the results of The Celebration’s sixth round of expedited swabbing results.

TWSHO Announces Fifth Round of Swabbing Results from the 74th Annual Celebration

September 1, 2012 |

Today the Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) has learned from the Walking Horse Trainer’s Association (WHTA) the results of The Celebration’s fifth round of expedited swabbing results.

TWSHO Announces Fourth Round of Swabbing Results from the 74th Annual Celebration

August 31, 2012 |

Today the Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) has learned from the Walking Horse Trainer’s Association (WHTA) the results of The Celebration’s fourth round of expedited swabbing results.

TWSHO Announces Third Round of Swabbing Results from the 74th Annual Celebration

August 29, 2012 |

Today the Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization (TWSHO) has learned from the Walking Horse Trainer’s Association (WHTA) the results of The Celebration’s third round of expedited swabbing results.

USDA Eliminating Sound Horses from Celebration Using Subjective Inspection Methods

August 28, 2012 |

TWSHO and the SHOW HIO today expressed concerns that the USDA is not implementing the scar rule correctly and as a result sound and HPA compliant horses are unjustly being turned away from horse shows.