Sponsored by Excaliber Training - Herscher, IL

Award Description:
Created to recognize the ASPR youth pony that is the most competitive in the American Show Pony youth classes. Points to be tabulated on youth handler in the following classes: halter mare/gelding, fine harness, roadster, and pleasure driving. The youth member must show the pony for the points to count for this award. Youth does not have to show the same pony in every class. The actual award to be decided by the sponsor. In the case of a tie, the winners will receive identical awards.

How to Apply:
Submit completed point tabultaion sheets along with a Cover Sheet to the American Shetland pony Club, Inc., Youth Committee. Must be postmarked on or before December 31st. Applicants are responsible for recording the classes entered and the placings earned on the tabulation sheet. All placings will be verified with the official show results from the National Office.

Sponsored by Cornerstone Shetlands and Kildow West Training Center

Award Description:
Created to recognize the Modern Youth Pony that is the most competitive in both youth halter and performance classes and the youth member who consistently shows that horse. Points will be tabulated in three youth classes: showmanship, halter mare/gelding, and your choice of one of the following performance classes: halter obstacle, hunter, jumper, obstacle driving, pleasure driving, country pleasure driving, roadster, or versatility. Costume is not an eligible class. You may choose your best performance class for each show and your choice may vary from show to show.

How to Apply:
Submit completed point tabulation sheet along with a cover sheet to the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., - ATTN: Youth. Must be postmarked (or electronically sent) on or before December 31st. Applicants are responsible for recording the classes entered and the placings earned on the tabulation sheet. All placings will be verified with the official show results from the National Office. Award will be calculated by the Sponsor. In the case of a tie, the winners will receive identical awards.

Sponsored by Outlaw Miniatures & Shetlands

Award Description: 
Created to recognize the miniature horse that is the most competitive in both youth halter and performance classes and the youth member who consistently shows that horse. Points will be tabulated in three youth classes: showmanship, halter mare/gelding, and your choice of one of the following performance classes: halter obstacle, hunter, jumper, obstacle driving, pleasure driving, country pleasure driving, roadster, or versatility. Costume is not an eligible class. You may choose you best performance class for each show and your choice may vary from show to show. There are two possible awards each year - one Division A Miniature and one Division B Miniature Youth Horse of the Year. Winner may choose color and size of jacket.

How to Apply:
Submit completed points tabulation sheets along with a Cover Sheet to the ASPC, Inc., home office - ATTN: Tina Byers postmarked (or submitted electronically) on or before December 31st. Applicants are responsible for recording the classes entered and the placing earned on the tabulation sheet. All placings will be verified with the official show results from the National Office. Award will be calculated by the Sponsor.

Download Tabulation Form Here

Sponsored by JoMiKo Farms

ASPC/AMHR Youth COOL Showman of the Year Point Tabulation Worksheet

Award Description:
Created for the ASPC/AMHR Youth COOL classes. Points to be tabulated from Cool classes offered at sanctioned ASPC/AMHR shows. If no youth COOL classes are offered, Open COOL classes may be used to establish points. The youth must show the horse for the points to count towards this award. Youth does not have to show the same horse in every class. There will be one award per year. Award is a jacket embroidered with the winner's name, the year and the ASPC/AMHR COOL Youth Showman of the Year. The winner may choose the color and size of the jacket. In the case of a tie, the winners will receive identical awards.

How to Apply:
Submit completed tabulation sheet along with a Cover Sheet to the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., national office - ATTN: Youth. Entires must be postmarked (or electronically sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on or before December 31st. Applicants are responsible for recording the classes entered and the placing earned on the tabulation sheet. All placings will be verified with the official show results from the National Office.

Sponsored by Jack & Merry Wicke, River Oaks Farm

Award Description:
Based on points earned by youth who participate in AMHR Lead Line classes. high Point winners selected from applicants in each of the eight Areas of ASPC (provided there is a participant in each Area). Actual award to be determined by the award sponsor. Award is based on the Youth Member points and multiple miniature horses may be counted.

How to Apply:
Submit completed point tabulation sheets along with a Cover Sheet to the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc. - ATTN: Youth. Must be postmarked (or submitted electronically) on or before December 31st. In the event of a tie, winners will receive identical awards.

Sponsored by ASPC, Inc., Youth Committee

Award Description:
This award was started by Daniel Langfeld, Jr., of Danby Farm to recognize youth showing the most involvement - whether in the show ring or by promoting Shetlands and/or Miniatures. A potential of eight awards to be presented each year - one in each of the eight Areas. Winners will be selected based on the essay submitted. The winners will be notified by the Youth Committee Member in charge of Awards and an award will be presented at the National Convention during the Saturday Morning Hall of Fame Breakfast. If the winner(s) are unable to attend, the award will be shipped to them.

How to Apply:
Submit a brief biography along with the Application Form on or before June 1. The cover sheet and application form should be completed in its entirety and all required information included or application will be considered null and void.

Sponsored by ASPC, Inc., Youth Committee

Award Description:
Based on points of Youth who apply for this award, with the award going to the youth with the highest points of those who apply in each of two division - Classic/Foundation Shetland and Modern Shetland. Award may be won in multiple divisions during the same year and may be won more than once. Award is based on the Youth member points and multiple pones may be counted.

How to Apply:
Submit complete point tabulation sheets along with a Cover Sheet to the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc. - ATTN: Youth. Must be postmarked (or electronically submitted) on or before December 31st. Actual award to be determined by sponsor. In the event of a tie, winners will receive identical awards.

Schedule of Youth Activities  - NATIONALS 2017
Silent Auction to benefit Youth Program
New this year - Breyer Horse Scavenger Hunt.  Details at Youth table.

Sign in each time you participate in a Youth Activity - your team gets points!!!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
5:00pm - Youth check in.  Silent Auction items accepted
Teams will be announced and the first Team Challenge will be given out to team members.
Sign up for One Youth One Horse Contest and Junior Judging

6:00pm - Junior Judging - Presented by Andrea Barth
Come prepared to learn about judging halter and driving horses!  Youth are to dress as a judge does.  Closed-toed shoes are required.
     6:00pm  Open Pleasure Driving
     6:20pm  Halter
     6:40pm  Open Country Pleasure Driving
     7:00pm  Showmanship
     7:20pm  Hunter

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Coloring Contest Begins
Stop by the Youth table to check out all the craft projects available.  Be sure to turn in first Team Challenge.  Remember - your team gets points!!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
Pizza Party at Noon
Coloring Contest Ends at 5pm - be sure to turn in your pictures.
Get 2nd Team Challenge.
Crafts continue.
Be sure to turn in Team Challenge.  Remember - your team gets points!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Crafts continue.
Youth Awards Presentation scheduled after class *89

3:00pm - Quiz Bowl
Remember - your team gets points!

*This schedule may change - please check at youth table for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

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The following Activities/Events can be used for this program are below but are not limited to (see below for further explanation). Please turn in with Youth Award Application Form, Tabulation Sheet and any other forms required.

Activities Worth 3 points each:

Parade (walking)
Fun Shows (shows where no National Points can be earned)
School Demonstrations
TV Broadcast
Newspaper Articles
Billboards
Magazine Articles (non – ASPC/AMHR/ASPR publications)
Club Group Activities (attend clinics, seminars, etc.)
Other activities (please specify on Worksheet or call Chairperson)

Activities Worth 5 points each:

Parade (driving or riding)
Exhibition at County or State Fairs 
Breed Showcase Events (Equine Fairs)
Convalescent Visits (nursing homes, hospitals, children homes etc.)
CDE events
ADT events 


We understand that there are many other types of activities that may be included in earning points with the Program. You may add it to your point total worksheet and it will be up to the discretion of the Youth Committee to decide if the activity qualifies. If you have any questions on whether an activity qualifies and/or how many points it may earn, you may call the Youth Program Chairperson.


Levels of Achievement and Awards
Level I  - 50 Points Youth/Equine will receive a Certificate
Level II  - 125 Points Youth/Equine will receive a Plaque
Level III  - 200 Points Youth/Equine will receive an Award to be determined by Sponsor

 

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