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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 39th Annual AYHC Symposium

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

  Noteworthy News.....

39th Annual AYHC Symposium
April 22-24, 2016
Lexington, Kentucky 

AYHC Grant Application
Applications due September 30, 2015
See the Awards/Grants link for more details

Featured Educational Resource 
Take Me Riding
Educational website for 5-9 year olds interested in horses

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.

Featured Article

Kaiser, L., C., H., Siegford, J., & Smith, K. (2006). Stress-related behaviors among horses used in a therapeutic riding program. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 228(1), 39-45.

Member Spotlight
Learn more about AYHC Life Member Dan Grunewald













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