Walking Horse Capital of the World

Shelbyville is located 50 miles southeast of Nashville in the hills of Tennessee.  Rich in both cultural history and natural beauty, the town is known worldwide for the annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, a prestigious equestrian event dating back to 1939.  Located along the Duck River in southern Middle Tennessee, you can choose to fish or float, enjoy a long bike ride through the scenic countryside, ride a horse, enjoy one of our numerous festivals, or explore our beautiful historic downtown.

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