Sara Fouts Awarded Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award

January 8, 2024

The American Saddlebred Museum is pleased to announce Sara Fouts of Louisville, Kentucky is recipient of the Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award. The scholarship committee chose Fouts from an outstanding group of nominees. The scholarship celebrates the life of Keith Bartz who focused his time, talent, and resources on building the American Saddlebred Museum and the celebration of the American Saddlebred horse. The recipient is an individual who exemplifies the same character and enthusiasm for our breed.

Currently, Sara is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky. During her career at Seneca High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Sara was involved with the FFA and was active in learning and promoting agriculture related projects. She volunteered over 2,000 hours in the American Saddlebred Industry to achieve her Supervised Agricultural Experience as well as holding several offices, including President, in her FFA chapter.  She also was involved with 4-H and showed at the National Academy Horse Show many times.

Presently, in addition to her academic studies, Sara is a member of the UK Saddleseat Team and actively participates in the organization of an ISSRA sanctioned show as well as taking care of the team horses.  

She is an example of good sportsmanship, horsemanship, kindness, and has a great love of the breed.

Congratulations to Sara!