2016 Calendar of Events
January 30 Deadline for having committee request forms filled out and returned to office.
January 16-18 Maryland Horse World Expo, Timonium, MD www.horseworldexpo.com
February 5-6 30th Annual Kentucky After Christmas Sale- http://www.horsesaleslp.com/
February 5-7 Horse Expo, Pomona, California-www.horseexpoevents.com
February 6 South Carolina Horse Expo, SC Equine Park, SC-
February 20 Walking Horse Association of Ohio Banquet-Flyer
February 20 WHAA Barn Party-Priceville Racking Horse Arena Grounds, Priceville, AL
February 26-28 Equifest, Park City, Kansas-www.equifestofks.com
February 26-28 Southern Equine Expo, Murfreesboro, TN- www.southernequineexpo.com
March 5-6 Alabama Horse Fair, Montgomery, AL- http://alabamahorsecouncil.org/wp/?page_id=44
March 3-6 Annual Pennsylvania Horse World Expo, Harrisburg, PA-www.horseworldexpo.com
March 4-6 Horsemen’s Council of Illinois, Springfield, IL- http://www.illinoishorsefair.com/
March 11-13 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo, Denver, Colorado-www.RockyMountainHorseExpo.com
March 17-19 Walking Horse Trainers’ Association National Trainers’ Show, Shelbyville, TN
March 28-April 1 Spring Break Horse Camp-Lookout Hills Farm, Burlington, KY
March 31-April 2 Mississippi Charity Horse Show, Jackson, MS
April 1 Deadline for submitting suggested By Law changes.
April 1-3 Virginia Horse Festival, Dowell, VA- www.virginiahorsefestival.com/
April 1-3 Annual Iowa Horse Fair, Des Moines, IA- http://iowahorsecouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-IHF-poster.pdf
April 1-3 Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo, Indianapolis, IN-http://hoosierhorsefair.org/
April 7-10 Equine Affair, Columbus, OH-www.equineaffaire.com
April 8-9 South Carolina Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary Cancer Benefit Horse Show, Clemson, SC
April 11-15 Spring Break Horse Camp-Lookout Hills Farm, Burlington, KY
April 16-17 9TH Annual Ladies Retreat-Little N Ranch-St. Louis, MO-www.findyourgait.com
April 16 Walking For Cancer Horse Show, Shelbyville, TN
April 15-17 Midwest Horse Show, Madison, WI- www.midwesthorsefair.com/travel/dates-of-the-midwest-horse-fair
April 21-23 Gulf Coast Charity Trainers’ Show, Panama City Beach, FL
April 22-24 Minnesota Horse Expo, St. Paul, MN-www.mnhorseexpo.org
April 21-24 Mane Event, Red Deer, Alberta- https://red-deer.maneeventexpo.com/
May 1 Membership totals as of this date determine region realignments and number of directors to be elected per state and region.
May 7 Alabama Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary Horse Show, Priceville, AL
May 26-28 Spring Fun Show-Shelbyville, TN
May 28 Semi Annual Board Of Directors Meeting-Lewisburg, TN
June 1 For those wishing to have a percentage of National Futurity winnings sent to a handler or trainer, this is the deadline to furnish the name and address of that individual as well as the desired percentage.
June 2-5 Rendezvous 2016, Circle E, Belvidere, TN- www.equestrianlegacy.net
June 10-12 Western States Horse Expo, Sacramento, CA-www.horsexpo.com
June 25-26 Lincolnland TWHBEA Versatility Show- Illionis
June 30 Christmas in July Horse Show, Shelbyville, TN
July 21-22 TWHBEA World Series Versatility Championship-Murfreesboro, TN
July 22 Marshall County Horseman's Assocation Horse Show, Lewisburg, TN.
July 29 55th Annual Belfast-TWHBEA Horse Show-Belfast, TN
August 1 Deadline to declare as candidate for the board of directors.
August 1 Deadline for paying Stallion and Mare National Futurity fees.
August 1 Deadline for declaring a class at the National Futurity for two and three year olds.
August 1 Deadline for entering a nominated male padded horse that will be a gelding by the day of the National Futurity in the Mare and Gelding class.
August 1 Deadline for paying National Futurity nomination fees for two and three year olds.
August 23 TWHBEA National Futurity-Shelbyville, TN
August 24 - September 3 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, Shelbyville, TN
September 30 End of current year foal crop.
September 30 Deadline for nomination of all current year weanlings to National Futurity.
September 30-October 1 Southern Championship Charity Horse Show-Conyers, GA
October 1 New foal crop registration begins
Octoer 15 Deadline for election ballots to be returned.
Stallion Breeding Reports must be postmarked no later than October 15.
(To avoid an increase in fees, foals must be registered within 6 months of the foaling date. To avoid an increase in fees, transfer must be executed within 30 days of the date of purchase.)
October 14-15 Alabama Jubilee Horse Show-Priceville, AL
November 1 Deadline for prospective Executive Committee members to return their Prospective Officer Questionnaire to the Nominating Committee for consideration.
November 1 Deadline for GO! Gelding Opportunities Program logs to be turned in.
November 1 Deadline for Versatility Books to be turned in.
November 3-5 Tunica Fall Classic, Tunica, Mississippi
November 12 Walking For The Angels Horse Show-Shelbyville, TN
November 10-13 Equine Affair, West Springfield, MA-www.equineaffaire.com
November 15 Deadline for Nominating Committee to present proposed slate of officers for the next year to the current Executive Committee.
December 2-3 Annual General Membership Meeting, Semi-Annual Committee and National Board of Directors Meetings and Annual Awards Banquet
December 31 Expiration date for all memberships.
For further details or information, please contact (931) 359-1574.