Preserving, Promoting, & Protecting
The Tennessee Walking Show Horse
with funds in the areas of:

Education

Equine Welfare

Preservation &
Promotion

Scientific Research &
Development

Our Mission

FAST’s (Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse, Inc.) mission shall be to engage in fundraising initiatives to provide financial support for the advancement and support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse in the areas of Education, Equine Welfare and Protection, the Promotion and Preservation of Tennessee Walking Horse Shows and Exhibitions, Preservation of the Breed and Scientific Research and Development.

FAST believes that philanthropy is a privilege and a responsibility, and its actions are undertaken seriously and with adherence to all laws and principles of fiduciary responsibility to its donors, grantees and the public. In order for FAST to obtain its goals it must have financial support from the Tennessee Walking Show Horse enthusiasts and all lovers’ of the breed. There are various levels of giving and you may check them out here. Be a FAST supporter. Please make a donation today and help the Tennessee Walking Show Horse become America’s number one choice for the show ring.

FAST will provide all Tennessee Walking Show Horse enthusiasts a way to contribute to the preservation of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse and the Show venues. To make a donation go to our Ways to Support the Tennessee Walking Show Horse and choose how you would like to make your donation. If you have any questions or opportunities (Grant Application) for FAST contact Mike Inman, Kasey Kesselring, Kathy Zeis or any FAST Director.

Latest News

FAST Announces SHOWCASE Judges

April 26th, 2013

(April 26, 2013 Shelbyville, Tennessee) – The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse’s (FAST) Summer SHOWCASE will be held in Calsonic Arena on June 15, 2013. The Summer SHOWCASE will feature a three-judge panel … Continued

FAST Establishes Dr. Harvey F. Carlon Memorial Scholarship

December 19th, 2012

(December 19, 2012 Shelbyville , Tennessee) – The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) is honored to announce the creation of the Dr. Harvey F. Carlon Memorial Scholarship. The new scholarship will begin … Continued

2012 FAST Scholarship Recipients

August 16th, 2012

Receiving the Wink Groover Scholarship were Paige Bennett, Lindsey Landrum, Monica Thompson and Taylor Willis. The Wink Groover Scholarship is awarded to children of professional Walking Horse Trainers. Receiving the FAST Educational Scholarship were Cory Greene, Hayley Hatfield, Amy Lambert, … Continued

Inman Resigns As FAST President to Pursue New Role

August 6th, 2012

(August 6, 2012 Shelbyville, Tennessee) – The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) President Mike Inman has announced his resignation effective August 3, 2012. Inman was recently selected to succeed Dr. Doyle Meadows … Continued

UHDP Supports New Enforcement Initiative

June 19th, 2012

(June 15, 2012 Shelbyville, Tennessee) – The Unified Horse Show Development Program (UHDP), an arm of the Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST), fully supports the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association’s new Enforcement Initiative. … Continued

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