Frequent Rider Program
Are you an active equestrian that rides outside of the arena? The Frequent Rider Program could be for you! Log all of your time spent in the saddle and become eligible to win fun prizes! Learn more here.
Prize Money Programs
AHA offers a variety of breeding and competition-based prize money programs. Approximately $1 million in prize money is issued annually through the Arabian Breeders Sweepstakes, Halter Futurity and Performance Futurity/Maturity programs. These programs allow breeders and exhibitors alike to showcase yearlings, two-year-olds and three-year-olds before regional and national audiences. Learn more here.
If you’ve never encountered an Arabian horse up close, start your adventure by visiting a Discovery Farm. This unique program offers you the opportunity to explore Arabian horses at farms with knowledgeable owners in a relaxed, no pressure atmosphere. You’ll learn all about the breed characteristics and gain firsthand knowledge of what makes this breed truly special. Learn more here.
Regional Youth Team Tournament
Want to earn points and win prizes with your friends, or make new friends through showing and riding? The Regional Youth Team Tournament offers youth the opportunity to form teams which work together to earn points. These points, earned from both recognized and non-recognized shows and rides, lead to great year-end awards for the high scoring teams. In addition to these awards, winners are posted on the AHA youth webpage. Learn more here.
Both you and your horse can earn recognition through the AHA Achievement Awards programs. Once you sign up, amateur rider and horse points are tracked automatically throughout the year every time you compete in AHA shows/rides and some open events.
The Amateur Achievement Awards program assigns points to individual riders, handlers and drivers. Riders don't have to own the horse they compete with since these program tracks riders only. Horses can earn Achievement Awards points and have permanent symbols added to their name, signifying honor and prestige. There are six different levels that could leave your horse a legacy. Learn more here.
AHYA Youth of the Year
AHA youth members are anything but average, and we know it! In fact, AHA offers the Youth of the Year award, which honors one outstanding youth member annually. The Youth of the Year is selected for his or her achievements and contributions to the Arabian horse industry, AHA, and his or her community. In addition to previous achievements, the successful Youth of the Year candidate will show dedication to the Arabian breed and a desire to remain involved in the industry, serving as an ambassador and role model within the Arabian horse community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship sponsored by the Arabian Horse Foundation. They will also be honored on the youth website, recognized at Youth Nationals, and have the opportunity to work on a special interest project to help improve the Arabian horse industry. Learn more here.
Meet an Arabian Horse Month
MONTH OF SEPTEMBER!
The Arabian Horse Association would like to assist lesson and training barns in promoting their programs to help encourage new people to learn about the Arabian horse and to get them excited about taking the next step when our restrictions start to get lifted, whether that means lessons, volunteering, or even looking into horse ownership. Learn more here.
Practicing speaking, judging, and logic skills are a huge benefit to youth in the Equine Industry, imparting invaluable professional experience. AHYA offers a Judging and Hippology Contest for 4-H, FFA, and Collegiate Judging Teams at the United States Arabian and Half Arabian National Show. Learn more here.
The best way to be connected in the Arabian Horse Industry is through one of AHA's many clubs. You can find clubs in your area, by visiting our Get Involved page. Select your region from the map and then locate the club closest to you. Clubs offer a variety of member benefits, activities, ways to get involved and help to promote the Arabian breed!
T.A.I.L (Total Arabian Interactive Learning)
A horse show can be a wonderful venue for a family that wants to spend a fun day together looking at horses. In order to welcome these families and individuals, the T.A.I.L. program evolved. The program's goal is simple - make people feel comfortable and welcome so that they can learn more about the Arabian. Families can be shown around a horse show venue, discover different farms, watch classes and have questions answered. This program is perfect for Scout, FFA and 4H leaders and their groups. It’s an easy and effective way for current Arabian owners and lovers to share their love for the breed with others. Learn more here.
AHA Convention is the place to get fully immersed in the Arabian Horse Community. Convention is the meeting place to discuss resolutions, policy, and rules within the Arabian Horse Industry. Whether you attend as a guest or a delegate, you have the chance to have your voice be heard. Learn more here.
AHA offers a myriad of options in scholarships for youth, in addition to various Club and Regional Scholarships. Learn more here.