AYHC Award Nominations
Due November 15, 2016
The American Youth Horse Council is dedicated to recognizing those individuals and programs that enhance the lives of youth through their involvement with horses. Each year we recognize a Leader of the Year (an adult leader of a youth equine program), a Student Leader of the Year ( a youth, age 14-19, who demonstrates leadership), and an AYHC Youth Equine Industry Connections Award (an equine-related program that best helps kids “connect through horses.”) The awards are announced at the annual AYHC Symposium each year. The deadline for these nominations is November 15, 2016. Corresponding applications are listed below.
Please note: The person submitting the nomination must be a current AYHC member. The nominee is not required to be a current member of AYHC.
AYHC Leader of the Year
This annual award recognizes the adult leader who best exemplifies outstanding leadership to young people within the horse industry. This award is presented each year during the annual AYHC Symposium. The AYHC Leader of the Year nomination is due November 15 each year.
AYHC Student Leader of the Year
This annual award goes to the student leader (age 14-19) who best demonstrates outstanding leadership to their peers in the equine industry. This leader introduces newcomers to the industry, mentors young horsemen and promotes the equine industry within their local community, in fun and innovative ways. The AYHC Student Leader of the Year nomination is due November 15 each year.
AYHC Youth Equine Industry Connections Award The American Youth Horse Council seeks to recognize programs or organized activities that help build strong youth leaders within the equine industry. AYHC is seeking nominations for the annual AYHC Youth Equine Industry Connections Award (formerly titled Partnership Award). This award recognizes the organization, business or program that best provides leadership and inspiration to young people in accordance with AYHC’s mission of “connecting kids through horses.” The winner of this award is announced each year during the AYHC Symposium. The AYHC Connections Award Nomination is due November 15 each year.
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