Music Industry News Network [02-06-2013]
Bobby Cyrus Partners With The National Walking Horse Association
(Nashville, Tenn. – Feb. 6, 2013) BGC Records/GMV Nashville Records artist Bobby Cyrus has become the official spokesperson of the National Walking Horse Association.
The singer will team up with the association, performing at select events across the country as part of his 2013 “NWHA Tour” and expressing his support for the associations cause. An official ceremony announcing the partnership was held Jan. 25, 2013.
"I am very honored to have the opportunity to represent an organization so passionate about preserving the health, welfare and natural abilities of one of the most magnificent horses ever bred, The Tennessee Walker," said Bobby Cyrus.
Founded in 1998, The National Walking Horse Association (NWHA), located at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, is a group of dedicated horse owners and enthusiasts committed to preserving and promoting the naturally-gaited walking horse and its welfare.
Cyrus is scheduled to appear at a series of public NWHA events in the coming months, meeting fans, signing merchandise and advocating his passion for walking horses.
“The National Walking Horse Association is very excited and proud to have Bobby Cyrus as an official spokesperson not only for our association, but for our beloved Tennesse Walking Horse!” said NWHA President, Jason Crawhorn.
For more information on Bobby Cyrus and to view a list of NWHA appearances, visit www.BobbyCyrusOfficial.com.
For more information on NWHA, www.NWHA.com.
About Bobby Cyrus: A former heavy-machinery sales and management executive in the coal mining and construction industry of eastern Kentucky, Bobby Cyrus grew up immersed in the sounds of bluegrass and traditional Country music. Cyrus credits artists like Waylon Jennings, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Cordle, Kris Kristofferson, Keith Whitley and Tom T. Hall as some of the key influences that helped define his songwriting and musical style. Cyrus’ “Milkman’s Eyes” (featuring his cousin Billy Ray Cyrus) is currently in release and he has been on a multi-state radio tour in support of the single.
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