Registration open for National Youth Horse Leaders Symposium


Mother and daughter on horsebackThe American Youth Horse Council (AYHC) is hosting its 33rd Annual National Youth Horse Leaders Symposium March 19 – 21 in Lexington, Kentucky. The event is aimed at adults and teens involved in youth horsemanship groups and activities, but the Symposium is open to the public.

Attendees will be offered a variety of educational experiences including tours to the Kentucky Horse Park to see The Youth Festival in Celebration of the Alltech World Equestrian Games and a tour to Lexington Legendary Equine Establishments. There will also be roundtable discussions, live demonstrations, panel talks and classroom presentations. There will be three tracks: one for teen leaders, adult leaders and industry professionals. The event is hosted by the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville’s College of Business, Equine Industry Program and brought to you by AYHC.

To find out more about each speaker and session and to register for this educational and fun event visit /redirect.php? today. The early bird registration discount ends on February 19. 

Some of the presenters include Julie Goodnight of HorseMaster TV and CHA, Dr. Bob Coleman of the University of Kentucky, Cindy Schonholtz of PRCA, Amber Moffet of Ohio State University, the US Polo Team, the US Mounted Games Association, the KY Mounted Police Unit and many others.  Please visit to find out more information.        

The American Youth Horse Council (AYHC), established in the early 1970’s, is the umbrella organization providing encouragement, communication, leadership and resources to serve and promote the youth horse industry.  AYHC promotes education through the development and distribution of quality educational materials and by providing ongoing training opportunities to those looking help kids connect through horses! Members include adult leaders, student leaders, families, educational institutions, associations and corporations. 



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