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We believe youth who engage with horses grow in leadership and life skills.

By empowering adults who teach youth about horses, and connecting them with resources, we are fostering a thriving horse industry.
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March 9-11, 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.

In the News

Rafter P NYCHA Hardship Award

April 21, 2023

AHC Annual Award Nominations Open

March 30, 2023

Up to $75,000 Available for Research Investigating The Impact of EAS on Social, Physical, Cognitive,

March 23, 2023

Register for the 2023 Youth Excellence Seminar

March 16, 2023

Equine Disease Communication Center Launches New Website

January 5, 2023


Available in Spring, Summer & Fall semesters

Digital Publications
Now Available


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