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Dancing for the Horses 2023

Friday, May 12, 2023
6:00 pm10:00 pm
5441 Clinton Highway
Knoxville, TN 37912

Friday, May 12, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Grande Event Center | 5441 Clinton Highway Knoxville, TN 37912
COST $80 per person or $700 per table. (Tables seat 8 guests and dinner)
Purchase Tickets Below
*Cocktail Attire*

Click on a celebrity to be taken to his or her donation page. Each $1 donated equals one (1) vote for that celebrity and horse.

Horse Haven of Tennessee presents Dancing for the Horses, an evening of entertainment, a benefit to raise money for the care of abused and neglected horses across Tennessee. Dancing for the Horses pairs local celebrities with professional dancers from Go Dance to compete for awards and bragging rights. In addition to his or her dance, celebrity dancers have the chance to earn additional votes before the event through fundraising. Each dollar donated is one vote towards their final score. At the end of the night, the winners will be announced and the coveted Isaac Award given to the dancer with the highest total of their dancing score and their fundraising efforts.

About HHT: Horse Haven of Tennessee is an equine welfare organization that works with local law enforcement and state agriculture investigators to rescue abused and neglected equine across the state. We also provide evidence of abuse and neglect to local law enforcement for use in prosecution cases. When a horse’s case is done in court and has been released into our care, we make sure that it is healthy enough for a new home and find it an adopter. We do also provide assistance programs for owners who are going through hard times. For more information, please visit,

About Go Dance: Go Dance is Knoxville’s ultimate dance experience. As the highest awarded ballroom dance studio in the region, we offer first-in-class private ballroom dance lessons, group classes and social events exclusively available to our students. The studio is owned and operated by East Tennessee’s only three-time, TripleCrown Dancesport Champion, Sam Gordon. We are staffed by highly-talented, full-time, dance professionals, who train daily in all forms and styles of ballroom dance. Popular dances include, but are not limited to: Foxtrot, Salsa, Swing, Tango and Waltz. For more information, please visit,

Sponsored By:

Gold Sponsor:
Tim’s Fencing

Silver Sponsor:
A Festive Affair
Go Dance
Mountain Commerce Bank
Home Wash Exterior Cleaning

Bronze Sponsors:
Autumn Care Assisted Living
Capital Wealth Management
Judy Lawrence
Lee Gowan, CPA
Richer Than You Think
The Settlement
Well Built Construction

Event Partners:
Cityview Magazine
Davina Rose Photography
Pinkstaff, Simpson & Headrick, PC
Tennessee School of Beauty

  • GFAS
  • 2023 Equus Guardian
    2023 Equus Guardian
  • Guidestar