Youth

With resources created just for you, you’re sure to up your horsemanship game.

With an AQHYA membership, there's no end to the opportunities that await young horse lovers. Whether you own a horse, strive for world championships, have a knack for horse judging or excel at public speaking, we are excited to welcome you to the AQHYA family.

Programs

Improve Your Horsemanship

We've created resources created just for you to develop your horsemanship skills. Check out the Young Horse Development Program, find an AQHA Professional Horseman for a lesson or dive into our educational materials to learn more.

Competitions

Get that Globe and show the world your talent

The Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show and the Youth World Cup are the pinnacle events for youth around the world. See what it takes to qualify and compete! Competition doesn't end outside of the arena. Learn more about show contests and other opportunities to challenge yourself out of the saddle.

Leadership

Make new friends that share your passion

AQHYA provides opportunities for members across the globe to get involved with horses and meet other youth who are passionate about the American Quarter Horse. Join us at an event, run for an office and participate in programs designed just for you.

Education and Scholarships

Explore educational opportunities with AQHYA

Learn more about our great industry by attending the Youth Excellence Seminar, running for office and joining us on Capitol Hill and attending our events. We're always excited to welcome another eager spokesperson for the American Quarter Horse lifestyle.
August 09, 2022 | News and Publications Ranching
AQHYA members from across the globe competed at this year’s Ford AQHYA World Championship Show for the chance to experience the thrill of taking home a coveted gold globe.
August 08, 2022 | News and Publications Ranching
August 08, 2022 | News and Publications American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA)
August 05, 2022 | News and Publications Year-end high-point award
August 04, 2022 | News and Publications American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA)

AQHYA Video
January 24, 2018

Youth You Hold My Heart

Learn more about joining AQHA, the world's largest equine breed registry and a community of family and friends who love the American Quarter Horse. Visit www.aqha.com/join today.

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