Young Adult Programs
Learn more about the leadership and educational opportunities available to young adult members ages 19-35 years old.
AQHA offers a variety of unique programs designed specifically for young adult members to increase their leadership skills and knowledge of the equine industry.
The American Quarter Horse Foundation and AQHA are committed to the development of young adults and their continuous involvement in the equine industry.
The AQHLead program is designed for young adults, ages 19-34, to help support their development as young leaders in the equine industry. Apply by December 31, 2022.
AQHA Emerging Leader
The Emerging Leader Award celebrates the accomplishments of the Association’s exceptional young adult members ages 21-35.
Governance and Convention
Supporting future leaders in accomplishing their dreams.
Each spring, AQHA members gather for the annual AQHA convention to review member-submitted rule changes, appoint new AQHA directors, induct new American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame members and elect the AQHA Executive Committee.
Of The West
View the official job platform of AQHA.
At its core, Of The West was designed to fill a large void when it comes to the job-seeking and hiring process, specifically within the agriculture and western industries.
Support AQHA Youth and Young Adult Programs
Prepare the way for tomorrow's industry leaders.
When you support AQHA youth and young adult programs, you are building a future for the Horse and our industry. Your donation impacts leadership and educational programs like AQHLearn, AQHAchieve and AQHLead.
May 02, 2023 | News and Publications , Ranching
The AQHA Executive Committee recently reviewed and took action on recommendations from the AQHA Board of Directors, which met at the 2023 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.
May 01, 2023 | News and Publications , American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA)
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