1. For Immediate Release

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    When it became obvious that some Tennessee Walking Horse organizations were motivated to maintain the status quo of the industry (soring for money) instead of embracing a future of sound prosperity and success for the Natural Walking Horse, a group of sound horse advocates and professionals formed a new breed...
  2. WWHA Letter to Congress

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    Congressman Whitfield,                 When the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act was created, it was clear that the Act had been written by those who supported a Sound and Natural Walking Horse Industry. For decades the Horse Protection Act has been treated as an unimportant piece of legislation; those who benefited...
  3. Bands and heavy shoes

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    The World Walking Horse Association, Inc. is a breed association, not a show organization. As such, we have limited ability to control what horses wear on their feet. We cannot realistically create regulations and enforce them when it comes to how a horse is shod, however, horses with heavily weighted...
  4. DNA Typing and Parentage Verification

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    DNA testing allows WWHA to obtain the genetic markers on a specific horse from a hair or blood sample to keep on file. It is most commonly done from a hair sample. Parentage verification is testing conducted to verify that the sire and dam of a specific horse are correctly...
  5. WWHA Announces 1st President to serve.

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    The World Walking Horse Association is pleased to announce that our 1st President to serve will be Mr. Marty Irby of Tennessee. Mr. Irby was President of TWHBEA (Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association) from 2010 – 2012. He is a multi-term TWHBEA Director who served on the Sire...
  6. WWHA Supports HR 1518 & S 1406, we urge you to do the same!

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    The World Walking Horse Association supports the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2013 or the PAST Act – Amends the Horse Protection Act (HPA) to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to prescribe regulatory requirements for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to license, train, assign, and oversee persons who are...
  7. World Walking Horse Association – Point System

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    New York, New York – The World Walking Horse Association has announced it’s point system. Points will be given to any horse that is registered with WWHA and any member who holds a valid membership. All points are awarded if the show has been officially approved by the WWHA.     ...