The Foundation for the Advancement and Support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse (FAST) has finalized its board with the appointments of Bruce Vaughn, Eugene Ray and David Landrum.  Vaughn is a long-time owner and exhibitor of Tennessee Walking Horses and also serves on the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association Executive Committee.  Vaughn is from Valley City, Ohio.

Eugene Ray is the County Mayor of Bedford County and resides in Shelbyville, Tenn.  Mayor Ray has been a supporter of the Tennessee Walking Horse in the community of Bedford County for many years.  The Walking Horse industry is the largest industry in Bedford County.

David Landrum is a World Grand Champion Walking Horse trainer from Franklin, Tenn.  Landrum is a past President of the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association and currently sits on the board of directors.

Landrum, Ray and Vaughn join Brenda Carlon, Bob Ramsbottom, Lee McGartland, Jeffrey Howard, Kathy Zeis, Secretary/Treasurer, Kasey Kesselring, Vice President and Mike Inman, President on the board of FAST.

FAST’s mission statement is to engage in fundraising initiatives to provide financial support via tax deductable donations for the advancement and support of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse in the areas of education, equine welfare, the promotion and preservation of the Tennessee Walking Horse shows and exhibitions, preservation of the breed and scientific research and development.

FAST is a 501 (C) 3 charitable organization and donations are tax deductible.  You can visit the FAST web site at