Clant Seay is writing up what he witnessed at the 2020 Tennessee Walking Horse “Celebration” show, in this instance exposing the Celebration's numerous lies about attendance — with pictures to prove it. We are posting some of the highlights of his article below. Go here for Seay's full post and pictures. Seay states: In Shelbyville,… Continue reading 2020 Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration attendance hits rock bottom
We ask everyone who can to please join the protest of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration event which begins Thursday, August 27, 2020, in Shelbyville, Tennessee, either in person, or via social media. Here is the Facebook Event Page for the Protest. Clant Seay who organizes and stages the protest every year states: We… Continue reading Protest the 2020 Tennessee Walking National Celebration August 27
Update 4/29: The Petition reached 2,500 signatures. On its way to 5,000! » SIGN PETITION HERE « The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration announced on April 23, 2020, that it will hold a “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse Show at its 30,000 seat outdoor arena on May 21-23, 2020. The… Continue reading Sign Petition to cancel “Big Lick” show in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN
SHELBYVILLE, TN (April 23, 2020) Via BILLY GO BOY — The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration announced today that the “50th Spring Fun Show” will be held at the Celebration’s large arena on May 21-23, 2020 despite an explosive outbreak of Covid-19 cases in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee. According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette Newspaper on April 21,… Continue reading Tennessee Walking Horse Nat’l Celebration Directors go full speed ahead with “Spring Fun Show”
NEWS RELEASE Effort to Stop Animal Cruelty Secured an Overwhelming Majority of Lawmakers in Congress Voting for Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 6, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693, by a vote of 333 to 96. U.S.… Continue reading Nashville Vote on Soring Ban Tonight
Clant Seay relates the following: Tonight is HUGE. The attendance at this year's Big Lick animal cruelty showcase -- The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration -- is way down. I talked to a person parking the cars who has worked there for years, and i asked her WHY. Her exact quote: "It's going down quick.… Continue reading Horse Soring — Protest Big Lick horse cruelty at Celebration today and tomorrow
PROTEST Glimmer asks you to protest against horse soring — Big Lick animal cruelty — this coming Friday and Saturday at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, for him, and for all of his brothers and sisters. • 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY, IN FRONT OF CALSONIC ARENA (corner of Celebration Drive and Whitthorne Street) • 5:00… Continue reading Glimmer asks you to protest horse soring and the Big Lick this Friday and Saturday
VIA WSMV-TV NBC CHANNEL 4 NASHVILLE --- SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) — Critics said behind the beauty of the walking horses on display at The Celebration in Shelbyville is a practice that is harmful to the animals. The Celebration, one of the world’s premier horse shows, is in its 77th year, but the 11-day event opened… Continue reading Animal advocates protest outside walking horse competition
JOIN THE BOYCOTT / PROTEST IN SHELBYVILLE, TENNESSEE AGAINST BIG LICK CRUELTY AND HORSE SORING Updated 8/27/2015 5:35 pm. The 2015 Citizens Campaign Boycott Protest against Big Lick Animal Cruelty will take place initially in front of the Calsonic Arena on Thursday and Friday afternoons this week. We are calling upon the Citizens of Tennessee… Continue reading Horse soring protest at Celebration in Shelbyville. Join them.
The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has failed to eliminate horse soring for decades. Sports Illustrated exposed horse soring (although the term did not yet exist) in 1956 in an article entitled "Woe for Walkers." It states: Horse business and sharp practice have not traditionally been divorced. But far uglier than mere chicanery is the widespread… Continue reading Will we ever really get rid of the horrible abuse of horse soring?