The Goals of the Kentucky Walking Horse Association are:
To Unite horse owners of Kentucky.
To maintain a high standard of integrity and efficiency.
To foster and promote a feeling of good will among members.
To maintain Tennessee Walking Horses as a respected profession and industry.
To promote harmonious relations with allied industries.
To maintain and promote Walking Horse shows.
To promote the advancement and improvement of the Tennessee Walking Horse.
To promote uniform rules which are fair and equal to all.
To assist in the enactment and enforcement of local, state and federal legislation benefit to the public and the industry, and to oppose legislation detrimental to the industry