Appaloosa Youth Association Hosts Horse Judging Contest at National Show

advertising-sponsorship-web-version-2.jpgInterested in brushing up your equine judging skills? Then gather your friends and head to Jackson, Miss. as the Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA), the official youth program of the Appaloosa Horse Club, is proud to host the Youth/Collegiate Horse Judging Contest at the 61st National Appaloosa Show & 2008 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show. This exciting event will be held Monday, June 30 at 8 a.m. in Barn 14 at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds.

The collegiate and youth divisions are open to teams and individuals. Youth teams with participants 18 and under are limited to four per team, and collegiate teams are limited to five per team.

Participants will judge four halter classes and four performance classes. Prizes will be awarded to the top ten individuals and the top four teams in both divisions for excellence in judging halter, performance, reasons and overall.

The fee for individuals is $25, and $75 for a team. Be sure to enter early as fees increase after June 1 to $35 for individuals and $100 for teams. Lunch will be provided by the ApHC for participants and the awards ceremony will take place later that afternoon. Entry forms must be received in office by June 13.

Entry forms can be found in the Appaloosa Journal or visit

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