King captures Blue Ribbon in walking horse event

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Photo submitted Pictured from left, Barbara Civils (King's Certified Riding Instructor), Alexis King and Kim King (Alexis's mother).

On July 22, Alexis King of Cornersville won the first place blue ribbon in the Youth English Equitation 17 years and under Canter class at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association (TWBEA) World Versatility Show in Murfreesboro. Under the direction of certified riding instructor Barbara Civils of Belfast, King is preparing for the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville in August. King is the daughter of Steven and Kimberly King of Cornersville and is the granddaughter of Bobby and Mae Bills of Cornersville and Jerry and Donna King of Lewisburg. King will be a sophomore at Cornersville High School this year.