Funds

FAST Funds

 

  • I. EDUCATION FUND
    • Judges
      • • Horse Protection Act & Regulations
      • • Equine Welfare
    • Trainers
      • • Horse Protection Act & Regulations
      • • Equine Welfare
    • Owners
      • • Owners Informational Clinics
      • • Horse Protection Act & Regulations
      • • Continuing Educational Courses on Inspection Procedures
      • • Pre-Inspection Clinics & Inspections
      • • New Owners Clinics
      • • HIO requirements and Owners Liability in enforcing the welfare of the Tennessee Walking Horse under the HPA and the Regulations
      • • Rulebook for exhibitors & owners
      • • What to look for in purchasing your first TWH.
    • Show Managers
      • • Clinics for TWH Show Managers, Sale Managers
      • • How to Put on a TWH Horse Show for fun and profit
      • • Records that need to be kept to improve your TWH show
      • • Responsibilities of Horse Show Management when dealing with the USDA Inspection Protocol, Trainers, Owners and the public.
      • • How to Promote your TWH Show locally and nationally
    • TWH Youth Programs and Scholarships
      • • Scholarships for the Youth involved in the showing, breeding, training, and ownership of the Tennessee Walking Horse
      • • Camps for the TWH Youth
      • • Sponsorship of Academy Programs
      • • Sponsorship of special classes for the promotion of the Tennessee Walking Horse and the TWH Youth
    • Tennessee Walking Show Horse Specific Clinics
      • • Confirmation
      • • Gaits
      • • Shoeing
      • • Breeding for specific traits
      • • Versatility
  • II. EQUINE WELFARE FUND
    • Tennessee Walking Show Horse HIO FUND
      • • DQP Inspection Clinics on HPA
      • • DQP & USDA VMO Joint Training on HPA
      • • Veterinarian Oversight of HIO Inspection Processes for adherence to the HPA
      • • Creating & Supporting Protocol for a Program of Ring Stewards in Show Ring and Warm Up Ring to ensure HPA compliance
      • • Inspection Protocol for Owners, Trainers, Exhibitors, Show Managers, DQP’s, and other individuals responsible for compliant horses under the HPA.
      • • Technology Support for the Inspection of Tennessee Walking Show Horses
        • o Digital Radiography
        • o Gas Chromography Unit (Sniffer)
        • o Drug Testing
        • o Fluoroscope
    • TWH Rescue and Rehabilitation
      • • Retirement and Rescue Facilities
      • • Catastrophic Assistance
        • o Second Career—establishing and assisting with testing criteria to place Tennessee Walking Show Horses in appropriate second careers
          • • Academy
          • • Mounted Police
          • • Forestry Service
        • o Therapy Programs
          • • Mental
          • • Physical
          • • Behavioral
  • III. PRESERVATION AND PROMOTION OF THE TENNESSEE WALKING SHOW HORSE
    • Promotion and Preservation of TWH Shows and TWH Exhibitions
      • • Tennessee Walking Horse Show Promotions
      • • Act of God donations to Horse Show Charities
      • • Helping Civic, Non-Profits, Corporate and Non-Corporate groups fulfill charitable efforts
      • • Sending volunteers and horse show personnel to assist new and struggling shows
      • • Providing training for horse show volunteers
      • • Promotions
      • • Advertising
      • • Training Horse Show management in responsibilities to Horse Protection Act, Horse Protection Regulations, HIO’s, and United States Department of Agriculture
    • Preservation of Tennessee Walking Show Horse Industry
      • • Education
      • • Good business practices
      • • Accounting
      • • Breeding business
      • • Training business
      • • Running a Sale
      • • Related Industry businesses
        • o Photography
        • o Tack
        • o Feed & Hay sale and production
      • • Accounting Education
      • • Mentoring Programs
      • • Genetic education and studies for good breeding practices
    • Providing a Show Manual to new and existing TWH Show Managers
    • Providing an in depth TWH Show Managers outline to insure having a successful show.
  • IV. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUND
    • Tennessee Walking Show Horse Gait Enhancement Study by Natural and Mechanical Training Aids
    • Epithelial Tissue change Study on all Gaited Breeds comparing age and use
    • AAEP Equine Initiatives
    • Performance Shoe and action device Study
    • Shoe weight influencing gait Study
    • Research of breeding stallions that pass undesirable traits such as cryptoorchidism and club feet.
    • Grant to the University of Minnesota ’s Genetic Diversity Study
    • Any scientific or research project or study that supports the purposes of the Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse, Inc.