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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45th Annual 
American Youth Horse Council


March 18-20, 2022

Murfreesboro, TN


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.

Helping Kids Connect through Horses...

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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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