The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) has recently announced that it issued grants to the SHOW HIO to fund their previously held Designated Qualified Person (DQP) Refresher Course and their upcoming Judges’ Clinic to be held on February 18- 19, 2011. FAST issued a grant for $1,500 to SHOW for the DQP Refresher Course and $2,500 for the Judges’ Clinic.
FAST has continued to support efforts to help in the promotion and preservation of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse which is line with the mission of the foundation. “We are happy to continue to help educate, promote and preserve our great breed as we move forward,” said President Mike Inman.
Don’t forget FAST Scholarship Applications are due by June 01, 2011. FAST gave out 22 Scholarships in 2010 totaling $12,500.00. Check out the FAST web site www.FASTwalkingshowhorse.org to see the 2010 recipients. The FAST Scholarship Committee consists of Brenda Carlon, Chairperson, Jo Ann Dempsey and Kathy Zeis.
FAST has donated over $135,000.00 to industry initiatives and continues to gain momentum as the industry’s only foundation that supports the show horse. All donations made to FAST are tax deductible and will be used to help promote and preserve the Tennessee Walking Show Horse. “We urge industry stakeholders to look at FAST as a tax deductible way to help fund our great horse, educate our children and promote our horse to the public,” concluded Inman.