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 Youth Convention

 

2019 Convention

July 20, 2019

Oklahoma City, OK

 

The AHYA Convention will be held on Saturday, July 20. During General Session, delegates will vote for the 2019-2020 Executive Officers, vote on possible new resolutions, and have the opportunity to speak during open mic sessions.


 

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Arabian Horse Hippology Contest

Entry forms at due September 23

Team Entries are $150 ($175 post entry fee)

AHA would like to invite 4-H, FFA, and AHA Teams to participate in the Arabian Horse Hippology Contest.

 

This prestigious contest will be held in conjunction with the famous U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show and the Annual Arabian Horse Judgign Contest, which allows contestants the opportunity to judge national-caliber halter and performance horses. Ours is the only national contest for the versatile Arabian breed.

 

2019 Arabian Horse Hippology Contest

October 23-26, 2019

Expo Square - Tulsa, Okla.

Tentative Schedule:

Coaches Meeting – Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 5:00 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Tulsa

Contest - Thursday, Oct 24 at 8:00 am at Hyatt Regency Tulsa

Contest – Friday, Oct. 25 at 8:00 a.m. in the Pavilion

Awards Breakfast – Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8:00 a.m., Hyatt Regency Tulsa (contest or semi-formal attire suggested)

Center Ring Awards Presentation of All Teams – Saturday, Oct. 26, time TBD in Ford Truck Arena

 

Hippology Contest Hotel

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

100 E Second St

Tulsa, Okla. 74103

918.234.1234

 

 

Please contact youth@arabianhorses.org with any questions.


 

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Enter the 2019 Horse Judging Contest!

Entry forms for are due September 23 of the given year.

$150 per team ($175 post-entry fee), $50 per individual ($75 post-entry fee)

 

AHA would like to invite 4-H, FFA, AHA and Collegiate Judging Teams to JC-NEW-LOGO-Final-NoDateparticipate in the 49th annual Arabian Horse Judging Contest.

 

This prestigious contest is held every year in conjunction with the famous U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show, which allows contestants the opportunity to judge national-caliber halter and performance horses. Ours is the only national contest for the versatile Arabian breed, and one of the few contests to regularly feature classes such as English Pleasure, Native Costume, Show Hack, and Country English Pleasure.

 

Each year, winners divide over $10,000 in generously donated scholarships and prizes. The high individual overall of the entire contest receives a certificate to the Arabian Horse Judges School and the opportunity to judge a championship class in center ring at the U.S. National Show.

 

2019 Arabian Horse Judging Contest

October 24-26, 2019

Expo Square - Tulsa, Okla.

Tentative Schedule:

Coaches Meeting – Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in Central Park Hall

Contest – Friday, Oct. 25 at 8:00 a.m. in the Pavilion

Awards Breakfast – Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8:00 a.m., Hyatt Regency Tulsa (contest or semi-formal attire suggested)

Center Ring Awards Presentation of All Teams – Saturday, Oct. 26, time TBD in Ford Truck Arena

 

Judging Contest Hotel

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

100 E Second St

Tulsa, Okla. 74103

918.234.1234

 

For more information, contact Youth & Family Programs Coordinator, at (303) 696-4505 or youth@arabianhorses.org.


 

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AHYA RYTT EnterWant to earn points and win prizes with your friends, or make new friends through showing and riding? The Regional Youth Team Tournament offers youth from each region the opportunity to form teams which work together to earn points. These points, earned from both recognized and non-recognized shows and rides, lead to great year-end awards for the high scoring team in each region. In addition to these awards, regional winners are posted on the AHA youth webpage, and in Arabian Horse Life magazine.

 

Contact your regional youth team tournament secretary today and get a team together. Teams are due FEBRUARY 1st of each year.

 

Entry form

Points Tally Sheet

Official Winners Report form

Rules and Point System

Results

 

 

Regional Youth Team Tournament Secretaries

Region 1

Debbie Price

7031 Opal St.

Alta Loma, CA 91701

951.897.5701

pricelessarabs@aol.com

Region 2

Meaghan Shaffer

meaghan8380@gmail.com

Region 3

Region 4

Lisa Munson

503.519.7745

mphorses1@gmail.com 

Region 5

Michelle Pease-Paulsen

parklne@comcast.net 

Region 6

Region 7

Region 8

Cindy Howey
316.200.6874 (M)
316.445.2150 (H)
howeyrycs@aol.com

Region 9

Debbie Himmel
515 Back Project Rd
Schriever, LA 70395
985.446.1447
plantationarab@bellsouth.net

Region 10

Heidi Elmer - Beck

5632 N Eagle Road

Evansville, WI 53536

608.290.2641

heidie896@yahoo.com

Region 11

April Nickelson
2083 Hwy NN
Ironton, MO 63650
573.734.1041
region11rytt@gmail.com 

Region 12

Denise Lineberry

423.244.7577

bayviewfarmstn@gmail.com 

Region 13

Rosemary Cate
23369 County Club Lane

Grosse Ile, MI 48138
734.692.0628
rcate6445@gmail.com 

Region 14

Debra J. Swigart
5310 Grantland Drive
Dayton, OH 45429
937.291.3049
dbee56@sbcglobal.net 

Region 15

Jo Butterworth-Devine
PO Box 128
Dinwiddie, VA 23841
804.898.2071
jcbdevine@gmail.com

Region 16

Brooke Foti

203.709.0019

foti.brooke@gmail.com 

Region 17

Region 18

Katherine Monk
11 Earl Street
Streetsville, Ontario
Canada L5M 1N6
905.826.6184
katherinemonk@hotmail.com


 

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AHA youth members are anything but average, and we know it! In fact, AHA offers the Youth of the Year award, which honors one outstanding youth member annually. The Youth of the Year is selected for his or her achievements and contributions to the Arabian horse industry, AHA, and his or her community. In addition to previous achievements, the successful Youth of the Year candidate will show dedication to the Arabian breed and a desire to remain involved in the industry, serving as an ambassador and role model within the Arabian horse community. The winner is featured on the cover of Arabian Horse Life magazine, honored on the youth website, recognized at Youth Nationals, and receives a $1,000 scholarship and personalized carved wood form photograph sponsored by Cottage Craftsman.

 

All applications are due September 1 of the given year. Please see the current AHA Handbook for complete rules.

 

If you would like to apply for Youth of the Year, application forms can be found here.

 

See who won last year.


 

Scholarships

Helping youth fulfill educational goals


Youth of the Year

AHYA members are eligible to apply for the annual Youth of the Year competition, which awards scholarships to both the winner and the first runner up. The application deadline is September 1 of the given year; find applications and more info here. Thank you to All Things Equine, our sponsor for the runner-up scholarship award.

 

National Arabian Horse Judging Contest

Contestants in the National Arabian Horse Judging Contest at U.S. Nationals in October have the opportunity to win $7,000 in total individual and team scholarship awards across the three divisions: 4-H/FFA, Junior AHA, and Senior AHA/Collegiate. Learn more about the judging contest and download an entry form, due Sept. 22, here.

 

Club and Affiliate Scholarships

Click here for a list of all the scholarships available from our local clubs and affiliate equine associations.

 


 

AHYA Board of Director Scholarships

AHYA is working to find a new way to encourage youth to participate on the AHYA Board of Directors. Each Regional Youth Director and Executive Officer will have the oppotunity to qualify for a scholarship. To qualify they must meet certain requirements that show their participation and that they have an active role in AHYA, as well as developing them into future leaders.  

 

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YNL Scholarships

The Arabian Horse Foundation, AHF, is thrilled to announce the continuation of the scholarship program at The Arabian Horse Association's Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show. 2019 Scholarships TBA


 

Arabian Horse Foundation

In a convenient one-stop shopping approach, the Arabian Horse Foundation allows students to fill out a single application that automatically makes them eligible for all memorial and regional scholarships. The Arabian Horse Foundation Scholarship Application deadline is April 1 of each year.

The Arabian Horse Foundation is a 501(c)3 IRS approved charity and is affiliated with the Arabian Horse Association. Members of AHA can make donations to the AHF when they renew their memberships or can go to the AHF's website: www.thearabianhorsefoundation.org. The AHF supports youth educationand research in genetic diseases in the Arabian horse. Please consider a donation.


 

AHYA Raffle

 
AHYA and AHA every year hold a raffle of one large purchase item at U.S. Natioanls in Tulsa, OK. This year's item is in the works and more inforamtion will come to follow.

 

The proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Arabian Horse Youth Association's numerous annual programs, including the AHYA Convention, Regional Youth Team Tournament, National Arabian Horse Judging Contest, and more. Please contact youth@arabianhorses.org or 303.696.4505 with any questions or to purchase your ticket.