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Support FAST Through Amazon Smile!

November 22nd, 2017

Dear FAST Friends: Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. While shopping this holiday season remember to use smile.amazon.com, and Foundation For The Advancement & Support Of The Tennessee Walking can benefit from donations through the AmazonSmile program. To … Continued

FAST Status Report June 2017

June 13th, 2017

Dear Friends of the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry: It has been several months since the last update and much of that is due to static activity while the new administration has been transitioning into office in Washington, D.C. Since that … Continued

FAST Adds Kyle Bush and Christy Lantis to Board

February 2nd, 2017

The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) has added Kyle Bush and Christy Lantis to its board of directors. Bush, who resides in Baxter, Tenn., works in his family’s business, Bush Construction Co., … Continued

FAST President Issues December Status Report

December 15th, 2016

Dear Friends of the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry: I regret that it has been two months since my last report to you.  As we neared the end of November, I conferred with our team of consulting attorneys and sadly there … Continued

FAST President Issues October Status Report

October 15th, 2016

OVERVIEW First and foremost, it is imperative to recognize and express thoughtful gratitude to every single donor who has contributed to the FAST Legal/Preservation Fund before, during and following the Celebration show during which we met our Phase I fundraising … Continued

FAST President Issues September Status Report

September 15th, 2016

OVERVIEW First and foremost, it is imperative to recognize and express thoughtful gratitude to every single donor who has contributed to the FAST Legal/Preservation Fund before, during and following the Celebration show during which we met our Phase I fundraising … Continued

Letter to Honorable Kevin Shea concerning upcoming National Celebration

August 13th, 2016

The Association sponsors the annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (the “Celebration”), which this year is scheduled from August 24 through September 3, 2016 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Hundreds of Tennessee Walking Horses (“TWHs”) will be shown at this year’s Celebration, … Continued

A Letter from FAST President Kasey Kesselring

July 13th, 2016

(Tuesday, July 12, 2016) Achieving Momentum, Donate With Confidence, from the Walking Horse Report. Editor’s Note – The following letter is from Dr. Kasey Kesselring, President of the Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse. … Continued

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