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46th Annual 
American Youth Horse Council


March 2023

Fort Worth, TX


First established in the 1970s, the American Youth Horse Council was founded by breed organizations and specialists to provide support to all youth and youth leaders throughout the equine industry. Today the AYHC is leading the charge to unite kids and horses, across breeds and disciplines, through a variety of means and opportunities.

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View the list of edits to the Horse Smarts publication or download a copy of the index

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