The 2018 Built Ford Tough Youth World will offer Level 3 13 & Under Classes!!!

Exhibitors can qualify to compete in Level 3 13 & Under Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Horsemanship, Hunt Seat Equitation, Showmanship, Ranch Riding and Trail. The World and Reserve World Champions, Top 10 Placings and Five Finalists will be awarded in each Level 3 13 & Under class. Winners in the 13 & Under classes will be awarded as a one-go-round format. 

AQHA will still recognize the Top Three 13 & Under competitors in the rest of the Level 3 classes at the Ford Youth World. 

The 2018 Ford Youth World qualifying period is May 1st 2017-April 30, 2018.


The 2018 AQHYA World Show Theme is Reach Out and Amplify. The theme will encourage AQHYA members to continue to #ReachOut by amplifying their passion, purpose and AQHYA.


2018 Youth World State Qualifying Shows

Labor Day 2017
Silver Classic 2017
April 7th-8th
April 27th-29th
May 19th-20th
June 15th - 19th - 6 Judges
additional shows - do not count towards Youth Qualifying



NQHYA Officers

President: MacKenzie Doescher

Vice President: Hannah Wiese

Secretary: Adilynn Friesen

Treasurer: Lilly Hirschfeld

News Reporter: Ella Gerlach

Youth Advisers

Michelle Doescher....Omaha,

Amanda Lemburg....Osceola,