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The Walking Horse Trainers Association, Inc. was established in 1968 under the first president Mr. Vic Thompson.

The purpose of forming this non-profit organization was to promote and develop activities on behalf of and in the interest of the protection of the members of their Assocation.

The Walking Horse Trainers Association began with approximately 200 members in their general membership. This Association concentrates on the positive aspects of the Walking Horse Industry and offers its support to many worthwhile projects


Billy Young

Billy Young


Shelbyville, TN
(903) 312-8348

Edgar Abernathy

Edgar Abernathy

1st VP

Olive Branch, MS
(901) 212-0822

Clay Sanderson

2nd VP

Shelbyville, TN
(931) 638-3377
Jamie Hankins

Jamie Hankins


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