1962-Voice Of The Tennessee Walking Horse 1962 November Voice - Page 18
Sun's Jet Parade, 11, World's Champion
At 1957 Celebration, Victim Of Hepatitis
Charlie Goldswig of Dayton, O. and
St. Petersburg, Fla., has already estab
lished headquarters at the Gulf Winds
Apartments, St. Petersburg Beach,
Fla., and is geared up to spend the
winter season promoting Tennessee
Walking Horse activities in the Sun
He and wife, Della, flew to St.
Petersburg while the United States
was still in the midst of negotiating
with the Soviet Union for removal of
Soviet missiles from bases in Cuba-
90 miles from Florida.
Goldswig is president of the Tennes
see Walking Horse Assn, of Florida,
and is bent upon encouraging breed
participation in the five Sunshine Cir
cuit Horse Shows announced for the
1963 season by President John Snively
of the Sunshine Circuit Horse Show
All five shows are members of the
American Horse Shows Assn. Their
Imperial Charity Show, Winter Ha
ven, Jan. 23-27;
but I’m sending the money. Enclose
Bethesda Charity Show, Delray
have $4.00 for I year. Hope to get Beach, Jan. 31-Feb. 3;
soon the first magaz.ine.
JC Charity Show, Lake Worth, Feb.
“GURI (he also drew what is
Miami Charity Show, Miami, Feb.
apparently a horse’s head)
"P. S. The stallion here in our 13 - 17 ;
Bahia Shrine Temple Show, Or
stock farm is a white pure-bred Tenn
essee Walking named Silver Jerry lando, Feb. 21-24.
Dan—and I have to tell you that he is
Prize money for the circuit is an
a wonderful riding horse.”
nounced at $100,000 in addition to
(Note—It is a mystery to us how trophies and ribbons—setting a new
Guri managed to get our name. May high for awards.
be one of our Voice readers can supply
Special arrangements are being
the answer. We have asked Guri for made to provide adequate stall space
information on his stallion and stock. and exhibitor areas. The Orlando
When the data arrives, it will make show will highlight a $2,500 Walking
news for all who love the Tennessee Horse Stake.
Goldswig is anxious to get informa
Cyprus is an island in the East Med
iterranean Sea with an area of 3,572 tion on all state organizations dedi
miles and a population of some 450, cated to the Tennessee Walking
000 to 500,000 people. It is 40 miles Horse; including names of officers,
south of Turkey and 60 miles west of etc. So far he has this information on
in Ohio, Indiana, Florida and
Syria. Jt is noted for its agricultural clubs
development, has an ancient history California.
Before leaving Ohio Goldswig took
dating back several thousand years.
Various nations have dominated the part in a "stall showing” attended by
island through history, more recently more than 300 at Marvin Wilson's
including Great Britain. We are not new stables, on the former McGraw
familiar with the present status of farm on Lower Springboro Road near
The Tennessee Walking Horse second in 1958. In the stallion pre
world mourned passing of another liminaries he was second in 1956 but
World's Grand Champion on Oct. 22 first in both 1957 and 1958.
Since retirement from the ring he
when Sun’s Jet Parade died at the Vic
Thompson’s Stables near Shelbyville. had been in stallion service at Thomp
Tenn. The horse was ill a week of son’s Stables. He was owned by G. G.
hepatitis (a liver ailment, the veteri Gardebled of New Orleans, La., who
bought him from E. P. Riley at the
narian’s diagnosis showed.
Dixie Jubilee in 1957 jusi before he
Jet Parade won the Celebration won
the championship there. He had
World’s Grand Championship in been owned as a 2-year-old by E. P.
1957—with Thompson riding him to Riley, Gainesville, Ga., who sold him
a triple crown by taking the Dixie to Boyce Hogan, Washington, Ga.
Jubilee at Baton Rouge, and the
Thompson had trained the horse
Southern Championship stake at since 1955. He was on a road trip
Montgomery, Ala. that year.
when the champion died. The horse
He competed three times in the was buried in the center of the track
Celebration Grand Championship in front of the stables—and a perma
Stake, finishing fourth in 1956 and nent marker will be placed there.
Walking Horse Breeder On Cyprus,
Mediterranean Isle, Orders Voice
The mail on Tuesday, Oct. 23,
1962, brought another great big eye-
opener for the Voice Editor and his
It was a letter from Guri Copla,
P.O. Box 163, Larnaca, Cyprus. He
was ordering a subscription with a
two-dollar bill and two one-dollar
Hills, U.S. currency. This letter was
addressed to the Voice Editor but it
was mailed to the Tennessee Walking
Horse Breeders’ Assn, of America,
Inc., at Lewisburg, Tenn.
Our Breeders’ Assn, friends for
warded it to us.
We were amazed to learn from Mr.
Copla’s letter that he has a smooth
riding Tennessee Walking Horse stal
lion, and evidently has a breeding
program under way. We immediately
wrote to him asking more informa
tion. His brief letter said:
"Dear Mr. Green, I’m very sorry
but I couldn’t send a leiter till now
because I moved here to breed horses.
"As I settle down here for the
meantime I’m trying to get from you
the magazine of 'The Voice of the
Tennessee Walking Horse.’
"As a foreigner I am not able to
send an international money order
Goldswig To Push