July American Quarter Horse Journal

These are 10 reasons why you'll want to read the Journal's annual youth issue.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Megan D'Andrea and Jelly Dunnit, winners of the 2013-14 AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program, are featured on the July 2015 Journal cover.

Every year, the staff of The American Quarter Horse Journal dedicates the July issue to the industry’s future: youth. The youth-inspired articles in this year’s July Journal include:

  • "When I Grow Up ..." shares advice on careers in the horse industry, from show photographers to journalists, ranch managers, show clothes designers and livestock appraisers.
  • "Chasing My Dream" details how the 2013-14 winner of the AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program is moving forward with her now 2-year-old filly.
  • "Open Doors" introduces you to Craig Huffhines, the new AQHA executive vice president.
  • "Rope a Good Score" focuses on heel horses and how they're judged, with insight from AQHA judge Bill Enk.
  • "Trailer Savvy" informs you of what you need to know before you buy a used horse trailer.
  • "Ride the Pattern: Showmanship" is Part 2 in a series with AQHA Professional Horsewoman Jenny Jordan-Frid, who is breaking down a practice pattern.
  • "Kalee McCann" tells the tale of the outgoing AQHYA president, whose love for Quarter Horses started when she was 5.
  • "Q-Fit" gives you exercises to to increase your riding strength and flexibility.
  • "Journal Family: Mary Huddleston" spotlights an inspirational young woman from Virginia who beat cancer and is now focusing on her multimedia journalism degree, then her amateur showing career.
  • "Horse Health: Anhidrosis" takes a look at this serious summer-time threat, especially dangerous in humid climates. 

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