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.


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.


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.


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.
December 02, 2022 | News and Publications Awards and recognition
The Emerging Leader Award will celebrate the accomplishments of the Association’s exceptional young adult members ages 21-35.
November 30, 2022 | News and Publications AQHA Programs
November 09, 2022 | News and Publications World shows
November 08, 2022 | News and Publications Ranching
October 31, 2022 | News and Publications Ranching

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 today.

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