Farm Family School Horse Night Still On For Tonight

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The Cannon County Walking Horse Association is sponsoring Horse Night tonight for Farm School. The event is still scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Woodbury Lions Club.

CCWHA invites all those interested to attend and support our night of farm school.


January was a busy month for the UT Extension office with an assortment of activities and meetings. Attendance has been great for the Farm Family School meetings.

Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule and being a part of the University of Tennessee Extension activities. As a reminder, the Farm Family School along with all activities of the Cannon County Extension is open to the public. Please accept this invitation to be a part of any activity which you have an interest.

Horse Night is scheduled for February 10. It will feature Mark S Wooten, D.V.M. from Nolensville, Animal Hospital. Dr. Mark Wooten graduated from the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine in 1982.

After spending a year in private practice in Milan, TN he joined Castleton Farm of Ohio as resident Veterinarian for six years before leaving to join Nolensville Veterinary Hospital to develop the equine practice.

After his first year, the equine surgical facility was constructed allowing for more advanced care in medicine as well as surgery including the ability to perform colic surgeries. Dr. Wooten has also completed advanced training and certification in equine chiropractic and acupuncture which complement traditional veterinary medicine.

Dr. Wooten's special area of interest is equine sports medicine and he is owner and breeder of standard bred race horses.

A special thanks goes to Dr. Trea Wessel for organizing this year’s session. Horse Night would not be the same without our annual sponsor, the Cannon County Walking Horse Association (CCWHA). The CCWHA works throughout the year planning and organizing events for area horse enthusiast. Their Labor Day and Memorial Day rides have a historic significant to our county’s equine industry.

No Farm Family School is scheduled for February 17th due to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The Lions Club is also hosting a Blood Drive in the Lions Club Building on the 17th.  

All meetings will be held at the Woodbury Lions Club Building beginning at 7 p.m. In the event of severe weather, listen to WBRY radio, or

Help spread the word, bring a friend or neighbor to Farm Family School! For more information please contact the Cannon County Extension Office at 563-2554.

All programs conducted by the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service are conducted on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, Religion, veteran status or other legally protected categories.

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