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Welcome to the official home of the American Youth Horse Council. Since the 1970s the AYHC has been working to unite kids and horses by providing leadership and resources to serve and promote all aspects of the equine industry.
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Join us at the 37th Annual AYHC Symposium

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Become a member of AYHC

Learn more about becoming an official AYHC sponsor

Earn rewards for recruiting AYHC members through the AYHC Membership Recruiting Contest

  Noteworthy News.....

Visit the Take Me Riding educational website for 5-9 year olds interested in horses

 38th Annual AYHC Symposium
March 27-29, 2015
Redmond, Oregon

AYHC Award Nominations
Due December 1, 2014
AYHC Leader of the Year
AYHC Student Leader of the Year
AYHC Partnership Award

AYHC Board of Director Nominations
Due December 1, 2014

Impact of Youth/Horse Connections
AYHC is collecting research data on the value of youth and horse connections.  Each month we'll post a new research article on the Resources/News page.

December featured article

Nadeau, J., McCabe Alger, E., & Hoagland, T. (2007). Longitudinal Study of the General Knowledge of 4-H Horse Members






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