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The American Horse Youth Council invites YOU to join us in our mission to help kids connect through horses. If you’re a member of the equine industry at any level AYHC is the organization for you. As a member of AYHC you’ll enjoy great member benefits such as event discounts, grant opportunities, access to our  recognition programs, networking opportunities and our electronic newsletter. There are several different types of AYHC memberships available. 


Your membership period is for one year (except life membership).

AYHC membership terms are on an anniversary cycle, you will renew on the anniversary of your join date.  If your membership lapses beyond our 90-day grace period, your membership term will begin on the day you renew.


Member Benefits

All Membership Categories include the following Member Benefits:

  • AYHC News Network electronic newsletter

  • 10% discount on AYHC publications

  • Discount on AYHC Symposium registration (non-transferable)

  • Voting privileges (one vote per membership)

  • Eligible to apply for AYHC grant funding

  • Eligible to submit nominations for AYHC Leader of the Year award

  • Access to Members Only content on AYHC website including

    • list of college and university equine programs

    • job board including internship opportunities on AYHC website

    • list of grant opportunities within the equine industry on AYHC website

    • list of educational and horse judging resources on AYHC website

    • summaries of research studies related to youth participation in equine activities

Individual Membership

  • For individuals who would like to receive all member benefits listed above

Group Membership

  • For groups who would like to receive all benefits listed above plus

    • Group members may designate  up to 8 individuals to receive benefits

    • Organization/group member profile on the Member Spotlight

    • One post annually on AYHC Facebook page

    • One post annually on AYHC Twitter feed

Individual LIFE Members benefits

  • For individuals who would like to receive current AYHC member benefits for their lifetime

Join the American Youth Horse Council

  • Individual Member

    Valid for one year
  • Group Membership

    include up to 8 individuals
    Valid for one year
  • Life Member

  • Recurring Individual

    Every year
    Automatically renews! Cancel anytime
  • Recurring Group

    Every year
    Automatically renews! Cancel anytime
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