Report: Annual Tennessee Horse Show Garners “Worst Attendance” in Its History

Report:  Annual Tennessee Horse Show Garners “Worst Attendance” in Its History

IS ANIMAL CRUELTY TO BLAME? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2017) — On Sunday, blogger and horse-welfare advocate BillyGoBoy reported that the annual “National Celebration” horse show held each year at this time is showing “the worst attendance” in its 47-year history. Hosted in Shelbyville, the ten-day show featuring Tennessee Walking Horses was once a […]

The “National Celebration” Begins Thursday Night

The “National Celebration” Begins Thursday Night

HORSE-WELFARE ORGANIZATION WORKS TO LOWER ATTENDANCE, ALLEGING ANIMAL CRUELTY by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 24, 2017) — On Thursday evening, Tennessee’s largest annual horse show, the “National Celebration,” featuring Tennessee Walking Horses and other classes of show horses will launch, now in its 47th year. The Celebration grounds are located at 1110 Evans Street in Shelbyville.  […]

Federal Judge Upholds First Amendment Rights of Horse-Welfare Group

Federal Judge Upholds First Amendment Rights of Horse-Welfare Group

“A SACRED RIGHT” by Sharon Rondeau (May 31, 2017) — On Monday, citizen journalist and horse-welfare activist Clant M. Seay posted a “Agreed Joint Stipulation and Order’ from a federal judge in Nashville, TN mandating that the First Amendment rights of Seay’s horse-welfare organization be upheld at the annual Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show, which […]