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A Young Child Rides A Horse In The Annual Germantown Charity Horse Show in Memphis, Tennessee.The first Germantown Horse Show was held in 1947 at a new privately owned show ring and barn located at present-day 7930 Poplar Pike. Three gentlemen from Jackson, TN were invited to manage and participate in the show: Emmet Guy as show manager and announcer, and Jimmy Exum and Haskell Belew as hunter/jumper exhibitors. Out-of-town guests called for hospitality, so a square dance was held in the loft of the barn the night before the show—the first Exhibitors Party. Traditions were being established, and the dream was taking shape.