1963-Voice Of The Tennessee Walking Horse 1963 December Voice - Page 10

TE! WUKING H'lojRSE Largo runs from Feb. 26-March 1st; the show in Tampa, March 4-8th; the show in Orlando, with a $2,500 Walking Horse stake, March 12-15th; and, the eighth and Method of Selecting Judges final show of the Circuit in Gaines­ ville, March 18th-22nd. I am happy to report that a The judging of horse shows gen­ erally is accepted as one of the Convention Hall is being built in toughest jobs found anywhere! St. Petersburg and will have With a view to improving the facilities for an indoor horse show. The Florida Walking Horse As­ situation, the Orange State Circuit has requested the Professional sociation is conducting a member­ Horsemen’s Association of Florida, ship drive and hopes to gain 100 as well as the Florida Walking members by April 1, 1964. As you Horse Association, to submit a list can see, the state of Florida is the of judges whom they think should place to go for a vacation and be considered by the committees horse shows. appointing the judges for the three 1 have had several inquiries re­ Orange State Circuit Horse Shows. garding a story entitled, “Horse The Association should be Fever,” which appeared in this saluted for their perception in this magazine last year. Next month’s direction and in recognizing that magazine will contain this article. * * * through closer cooperation and giving consideration to others will In answer to inquiries about this difficult aspect of showing horse transportation — to those of horses be improved. At some future you who do not have your own time no doubt, horse-show mana­ van or trailer, I am happy to re­ gers and officials will also tighten port that Charles W. Glenn, 5320 up the late entries and scratches in 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, changing of classes. Of course, Florida, has been authorized by there are extreme cases of urgency the Florida Public Utilities Com­ or illness where it is necessary to mission to transport show horses. make a change . . . but once people * * * have signed up and the entries have been recorded, it is mani­ The next meeting of the Florida festly unfair to ask the horse-show Walking Horse Association will be secretary, judges, and all other of­ held December 18, in Bradenton, ficials to be upset and turned Florida, at the Cabana Motor around to satisfy the whim of Lodge. * * * some one exhibitor. There are many refinements that could be In order to meet with members made to improve the staging of a all over the State of Florida, sec­ horse show which have been put tional meetings will be held by in vogue elsewhere to the mutual the Trustees who are located benefit of all. strategically. Exact dates, time, and places of these meetings will Sunshine Circuit be announced at the December The Sunshine Circuit for 1964 meeting. offers $100,000 in cash, trophies and ribbons, with classes in all INTEREST OF WEBB FAMILY HELPS DEVELOP major divisions, starting in Winter YOUTH CAMP Haven Jan. 29th-Feb. 2, with a $10,- Among the best known young 000 Jumper Stake. The $2,500 Working Hunter stake will be held families in the Walking Horse at DelRay Beach, Feb. 5-9th. Mov­ World are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Webb ing to Miami, Feb. 14th-18th a $2,- and their five children. From old­ 500 Five Gaited stake has been est to youngest, each member of planned. This will be followed by a this devoted family enjoys the $2,500 Three Gaited stake in Palm scores of Tennessee Walking Beach, Feb. 20-23rd.