Youth Gelding Essay Contest

Sponsored by John and Cindy Cherry of Cherryville Farms

Deadline for Essay is July 15, 2017

Winner Announced Saturday, September 9th during AMHR Nationals

Youth does not need to be present to win. (Youth will be asked to Skype in to receive award.)

Essay Contest is open to current Youth Members Ages 8 thru 17 years old.

The Essay

500 - 1000 Word Essay

Who are you? Tell us about yourself from your favorite color to your favorite activities! Sports? Awards won? Favorite television show? etc., 

What is your Horse Experience? Shows/Leisure/Pet

Why do you want this Gelding? Explain to us your goals and where your horse will live.

Essay deadline is July 15th, 2017.

All entries should be sent to Tina Byers at the home office:
ASPC, Inc., Youth Gelding Essay Contest
Attn: Tina Byers
81B E. Queenwood Road
Morton, IL 61550
or email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Essay Rules and Fine Print

1. Winner does NOT need to be present to win. Winner will be asked to Skype/Facetime for Gelding Presentation if not present.

2. Gelding will be presented to winning youth at AMHR Nationals

3. Gelding transportation from AMHR Nationals is the sole responsibility of winner (of special importance if you will not be present).

4. Gelding is given free of charge. Youth will receive Transfer of Ownership and Original Papers will be given to youth with Gelding.

5. Youth and Parent will be asked to sign a contract that Youth will attend 2 shows with this Gelding in the 2018 show year.

6. Youth Committee asks that a Thank You letter be sent to John and Cindy Cherry: Cherryville Farms, 4503 Cherry Lane, Santa Fe, TX 77517.

7. Youth will write and send a report/article to Youth Committee on how the first year together is going by May 5th, 2018. No word limit on this write up, but please be creative and include photos and descriptions of your adventures together. Will be provided to managing editor of The Journal and printed as space permits.