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US Equestrian National Youth Sportsman's Award - Applications Now Open!

US Equestrian is pleased to announce that the application period is now open for the 2023 National Youth Sportsman’s Award. Applications will be accepted through August 15.

The 2023 US Equestrian National Youth Sportsman’s Award is open to applicants aged 17 or younger as of December 1, 2022. The award is open to individuals across all breeds and disciplines who are active members of US Equestrian and their Recognized National Affiliate organization.

The goal of the award is to identify potential future leaders in the equine industry and recognize youth members for their achievements both in and outside of the sport. Applicants should demonstrate an ongoing dedication to the promotion of equestrian sport, serve as a positive role model for their peers, participate at any level of equestrian competition, exhibit characteristics of positive sportsmanship, and be involved in their community.

Applications for Morgan Horse exhibitors can be sent directly to AMHA Executive Director, Carrie Mortensen at AMHA will select one nominee to submit to US Equestrian for final selection of the overall award winner.

The National Youth Sportsman’s Award winner will be recognized during the Pegasus Awards at the US Equestrian Annual Meeting. The overall winner will receive a commemorative trophy and a $1,000 grant to be paid to the educational program of their choice. The overall reserve winner will receive a $500 educational grant.

Visit the US Equestrian National Youth Sportsman’s Award page for more information, including full guidelines, application, and Recognized National Affiliate contact information.

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