Horses make a positive impact on the health of children and families. In fact, popular health magazines, websites and academic articles published over the past decade support horse activity as it relates to a positive impact on mental, social and physical health. We know moms and dads are constantly looking for these type of programs with healthy and fun youth exercise activities for their kids, and horses are a popular option.
Just how much of a difference can horses make in a child's life? Not just from illicit drug use, but also through exercise, rehabilitation and healthy family environments? Our collection of tools will help parents explore the possibilities.
Learn how horses make a positive impact on American society.
Innovation is more than a game online or a fancy way to make something look. It is a quality approach to changing a culture. We are developing a digital platform that encourages real pathways to horseback experiences.
Learn how we will use technology to change the way children connect with horses.
A great way to exercise and live a healthy life is on the back of an American Quarter Horse. We'll even give you rewards for each hour you ride. We don't even require that you own a horse, just be in love with them and share your experiences with your family.
Learn how you can go horseback riding today!
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AQHYA is the world's largest and offers healthy competition, leadership opportunities and scholarships.
An even better name coming soon! This digital world currently in development will use games and activities to bring kids 5-9 real life horseback experiences.
AQHYA members can earn scholarships and learn about horse training, care and health with their very own ranching heritage weanling horse.
Now Available! Activities, lesson plans and classroom charts for kids, parents and educators! The American Quarter Horse is now in your classroom or a part of your rainy day solution! More will be added regularly!
This world-class curriculum meets the McRel standards and is great for 4-H clubs, schools and in leadership exercises.
Get horseback today! Find affordable lessons at a stable near you, and sign up to earn prizes each hour you ride!
Throughout the summer, go to one of these workshops for horse crazy kids! Not near Amarillo? Check out a trunk and bring the museum to your home.
Get the gear at Quarter Horse Outfitters. Decorate your kid's room; school supplies; toys; and much more. AQHA members receive discounts on all orders.
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American Quarter Horse Association
1600 Quarter Horse Drive
Amarillo, TX 79104