Tour #2 – Walk On! Walking Horses, Cattle, Arts, and the TSU Nursery

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This tour will give participants a taste of three important components of Tennessee agriculture and Tennessee culture. The tour will begin with a visit to ThorSport Farm, a Tennessee walking horse training and breeding facility recognized for its sense of community, exceptional facilities, and world class care. ThorSport Farm is home to about 60 independently owned horses of various breeds. Fred Adams Cattle Company will be the next stop, showcasing Tennessee’s largest agriculture sector. Mr. Adams is a local cow-calf producer using innovative grazing and commodity feeding techniques and artificial insemination to constantly improve genetic quality. The tour will change focus from agriculture to small town heritage and cultured arts with its next stop at the Cannon County Arts Center. The visit will include lunch and then a short walk through the center, where participants will learn why Woodbury is known as one of the top small arts towns in the nation. Finally, the tour will visit the Tennessee State University Nursery Research Center, a national leader in horticulture research. The center is located in Warren County, known as the Nursery Capitol of the World and home to more than 300 nursery production facilities. This tour will include moderate walking.

ADVISEMENT: This tour will include moderate walking, and closed toed shoes are advised.