The 2019 Great Celebration Mule & Donkey Show

The 28th Annual Great Celebration Mule & Donkey Show was held last week in Shelbyville, Tenn.

The event hosts several associations, including the AGMA World Grand Champion show, the NASMDA National Championship Show and is a NMDA sanctioned show.

She’s A Painted Jewel and Noelle Salmons were the 3 and Over, 58” and Over Molly Mule Halter champions

She’s A Painted Jewel and Noelle Salmons were the 3 and Over, 58” and Over Molly Mule Halter champions

More photos from the halter classes

Gaited Halter at the 2019 Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show held in July in Shelbyville, Tenn.
Perfect Percy and Shelley Reddish won National Champion Mule Obstacle Driving , National Champion Pleasure Driving Mule, and National Champion Mule Pleasure Driving Turnout

Perfect Percy and Shelley Reddish won National Champion Mule Obstacle Driving , National Champion Pleasure Driving Mule, and National Champion Mule Pleasure Driving Turnout

More photos from the mule driving classes

Donkey Driving

Thomas Arnold and Clara May won NASMA National Champion Youth Pole Bending (with a faster time then the adult class winner). This pair also won the NASMA National Champion Youth Barrels class

Thomas Arnold and Clara May won NASMA National Champion Youth Pole Bending (with a faster time then the adult class winner). This pair also won the NASMA National Champion Youth Barrels class

Oklahoma Speck and Jimmy Porter won the donkey barrels class

Oklahoma Speck and Jimmy Porter won the donkey barrels class

Brianna Basham and BB won the NASMA National Champion Open Mule Barrels class

Brianna Basham and BB won the NASMA National Champion Open Mule Barrels class

Open Mule Reining Champion C More Leg, exhibited by Tim Phillips and owned by Sarah Stephens

Shelley Reddish on Perfectly Percy and Robert Kidd on Foxy Duns and Roses in reining

Reserve High Point Junior Mule Mossy Rocks High Plains Drifter, exhibited by Matt Caldwell and owned by Larry Martin

Reserve High Point Junior Mule Mossy Rocks High Plains Drifter, exhibited by Matt Caldwell and owned by Larry Martin

Great Celebration High Point Walk Trot 10 & Under Lilly Huckaby and Pistols and Posies

Great Celebration High Point Walk Trot 10 & Under Lilly Huckaby and Pistols and Posies

Patrick McCuiston in barrels

Patrick McCuiston in barrels

Look for more coverage of the show in an upcoming issue! In the meantime, to see your photos featured in the show results section for this show, email them to mules@socket.net

Terri Hurley and MV Ben’s Limited Edition (Silver Amateur English Equitation and Amateur English Equitation Champion)

Terri Hurley and MV Ben’s Limited Edition (Silver Amateur English Equitation and Amateur English Equitation Champion)

Sarah Stephens on C More Leg (Open Mule Working Hunter Champion)

Sarah Stephens on C More Leg (Open Mule Working Hunter Champion)