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 Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Program's Young Horse Development Program for AQHYA members.

This program showcases stock bred and raised by Zoetis 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.
July 12, 2019 | News and Publications Youth officer positions
The AQHYA Executive Committee and regional directors for 2019-20 were elected at the 2019 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo, Texas.
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