2017 Horse of the Year Nomination Deadline
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2017 Horse of the Year Nomination Deadline

Each year, the MWHA recognizes a horse as an exemplary representative of the breed. MWHA members are encouraged to nominate horses they feel have shown in the show ring, in versatility activities, on the trail, as sires or dams, or promoting the Tennessee Walking Horse in other ways.  

To nominate a horse for Horse of the Year for 2017, submit the online nomination form by December 1.

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Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner

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The 2017 Minnesota Walking Horse Association Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet will be held January 21, 2017 at the Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes (6967 Lake Forest Rd., Baxter, MN 56425, 1-877-687-5634)

Download the following information and registration form.

Download information about the hotel.

The deadline to receive the hotel room discount is December 28, 2016.

Dinner reservations must be received by January 16, 2017. 


Exhibitors Meeting – 12:00 pm
General Meeting – 2:00 pm
Social Hour – 6:00 pm
Dinner & Awards – 6:30 pm

Dinner Cost:

$30/person, $15/17 & under

Queen’s Buffet Menu:

Queen of Heart’s Stuffed Pork Loin
White Queen’s Roasted Turkey
Tweedle Dee’s Garlic Yukon Mashed Potatoes
Tweedle Dum’s Duchess Potatoes with Gravy
Cheshire Cat’s Pasta Salad
Mad Hatter Mixed Green Salad with Assorted Dressings
White Rabbit Cakes in Lemon, Chocolate Mint, & Vanilla/Chocolate
The March Hare’s Mini Cheesecakes
The Caterpillar’s Rice Krispy Cards
Coffee, Tea, & Lemonade
Bread Service Included

Lodging Info:

Call (877) 687-5634 to reserve room in the MWHA block. The rate is $149 per night before the reservation deadline, based on 4 people per room. Additional guests are $10 each. Water park passes are included! Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. The deadline for the rate discount is December 28, 2016. Regular rate is $204 per night.

Costumes encouraged:

This year’s theme is Alice in Wonderland, so come to dinner dressed as your favorite character and join in the fun. Prizes awarded for best costume and best decorated Mad Hatter hat.

Silent Auction:

Bring your silent auction items to help support our wonderful organization. And bring cash or check to make your auction purchases!


Contact Kim Anderson at (320) 815-4412

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