Green Light Development is proud to present the 1st Annual Chennault Foundation Memorial Walking Horse Show benefiting the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum. The show will be held at the Monroe Civic Center Equestrian Pavilion on Saturday, October 26th. Over 100 horses are expected from all over the southern United States.
The family festivities begin at noon with local vendors, food, and music. In the horse arena, the opening ceremony is at 4 pm. followed by the parade of horses and special guest Donna Douglas , aka Ellie Mae Clampitt from the Beverly Hillbillies. Ella Mae will ride in a horse drawn buggy with Nell Calloway; granddaughter of General Claire Chennault and Director of the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum and then the competition! “Tennessee Walking Horse Shows are quite a flashy competition, with riders dressed in formal attire. The horses are well trained, putting on a spectacular exhibition for their audience.” said Wendell Rogers; C.E.O. of Green Light Development.” We are proud to bring this caliber of show to Monroe, said Rogers. The best part of this event is that it not only raises money for the museum, it also provides a day of entertainment for the community at no cost to the attendees." Some of the pre-horse show activities for the kids includes photo opportunities standing alongside a ¾ size replica of a WW2 P-40 fighter plane, an Army truck, bouncy house, food, music by Mike McKenzie and many local vendors. The smell of popcorn and cotton candy will be in the air. Come one, come all, we look forward to seeing there.