TWHBEA is pleased to announce that Kathy Potter has accepted a position as the new Youth/Performance Horse Coordinator. Kathy replaces Joni Jenne’ who has held this position for five years and has been promoted to Director of Marketing, Programs.

Kathy is an avid Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast and brings 25+ years of experience to the youth program.  Kathy showed American Quarter Horses as a young child and switched to Tennessee Walking Horses as a teenager competing in 4-H.  While attending Morehead State University in Morehead, KY, Kathy showed American Quarter Horses, Hunter Jumpers and Saddlebreds in intercollegiate competition. 

After graduating from Morehead, Kathy returned to the Tennessee Walking Horse and has successfully shown in virtually every division offered - halter, equitation, trail, pleasure, park and performance.  She considers this a true testimony to the versatility of the breed. 

Kathy is stepping aside from the show ring to dedicate herself to introducing young horse enthusiasts to the versatility of the Tennessee Walking Horse.

Kathy and her husband, Scot, have two sons, Daniel 17, and Dillon 15, and reside in Shelbyville, TN.  You may reach Kathy at TWHBEA (931)359-0597 or via email at