The Country Hearth Inn will serve as the host hotel for the Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) Spring SHOWCASE in Shelbyville, Tenn.  The Spring SHOWCASE will be held March 15-17, 2012, in the Calsonic Arena.

The Spring SHOWCASE features a full array of amateur and professional competition in both pleasure and performance divisions.  The show will have 14 championship classes on Saturday night with floral horseshoes and custom jackets presented in all championship classes.  All championship class entries must have qualified previously in a qualifying class.

The Spring SHOWCASE will also feature two “Breast Cancer Awareness” classes, one performance and one pleasure where no entry fee will be required but all entries will be asked to make donations.  All donations will be sent to the Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink for the Cure.  Winners will receive a floral horseshoe, Passionately Pink for the Cure jacket and a FAST signature pink boutonniere. 

Also, keeping with a FAST tradition, admission and parking will be free for the three-night event.  Entries can be made online at  For additional information contact Margo Urad at 214-763-7379.  The Country Hearth Inn is located at 1607 N. Main Street and reservations can be made by calling 931-680-1030 or online at Queen room rates are $75 per night and double bed rooms are $90 per night.

FAST is a 501 (c)3 organization that’s mission is to promote and preserve the Tennessee Walking Show Horse.  All donations are tax deductible and are put to immediate use in the industry.  For more information or to make a donation visit FAST online at