TWHBEA Trails Program


(Click on each program for INFORMATION and APPLICATIONS )

Distance Program Entry Form
-For Registered Tennessee Walking Horses

Open Gaited Distance Form-For Unregistered Tennessee Walking Horses and all other breeds

Download Distance Program Log Sheets here

Download Open Gaited Distance Program Log Sheets here

The TWHBEA DISTANCE PROGRAMS are designed for the pleasure riding enthusiast who enjoys the benefits gained from trail riding on a regular basis. 


•    To obtain hours, both owner and rider must be current members of TWHBEA.
•    All riding must be done on trails, arena riding and lesson hours are not eligible.
•    Ride length is determined by time in one half hour increments after the first hour.
•    Log books must be sent in by November 1 for High Point Awards


•    50 hours – Jacket Patch
•    100 hours – Chevron Bar and TWHBEA Cap
•    250 hours – Chevron Bar and TWHBEA Horn Bag
•    500 hours – Chevron Bar and Engraved Halter
•    1,000 hours– Chevron Bar and Insulated Jacket
•    1,500 hours– Chevron Bar and Insulated Saddle Bags
•    2,000 hours– Chevron Bar and TWHBEA Saddle Pad
•    3,500 hours–  TBD
•    5,000 hours–  TBD
•    7,500 hours–  TBD
•    10,000 hours– TBD



The TWHBEA TRAILS PROGRAM is designed to recognize trail riding enthusiasts who enjoy spending quality time on the trail and competing in trail events.

• Owners and riders must be members in good standing of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) during the time the hours are accumulated.

• Any number of TWHBEA registered horses may be entered by a member.

• Hours or mileage logged in one ride can not be recorded toward multiple programs. (For example: Mileage and hours from an Endurance Ride can not be recorded toward Distance Program hours.)

• All riding must be done on trails, arena riding and lesson hours are not eligible.

• Log sheets can be mailed monthly or whenever you complete a level.

• TWHBEA Trail Program Log sheets must be sent in by November 1st. Separate log books or pages must be used for each horse.

• Participants in the Distance Prorgam and Open Gaited Distance Program must utilize the log sheets provided by TWHBEA. Log sheets can be downloaded here. DISTANCE  OPEN GAITED DISTANCE

• TWHBEA will be collaborating with organized trail associations on point tabulations for Competitive Trail Riding. Endurance and Limited Distance Program points will be tracked through AERC & SEDRA.

• Trail programs year runs November 2nd – November 1st.



For more information on this program contact:

Kristen Corbin







Gary Clayton of Alabama and his Tennessee Walker win prestigious 2008 President’s Cup award from North American Trail Ride conference (NATRC). 

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