Youth Programs

Learn more about the programs available to AQHYA members.

AQHYA offers a variety of unique programs designed specifically for youth members to increase their leadership and horsemanship abilities.

Young Horse Development

Learn more about the AQHA Ranching Heritage Program's Young Horse Development Program for AQHYA members.

This program showcases stock bred and raised by AQHA Ranching Heritage members and engages youth in the horse industry at a fundamental level in a fun and educational way.

Youth Racing Experience

AQHYA members experience the world of American Quarter Horse racing at the Bank of America Challenge Championships.

Youth Racing Experiences allow AQHYA members to participate in the fast-paced world of American Quarter Horse racing from behind the starting gate to the finish line.

Horseback Riding Program

The AQHA Horseback Riding Program rewards participants with new prizes.

This program allows AQHA to reward youth members who simply enjoy riding, whether they own a horse, lease a horse or take lessons.

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.
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