Region XI Youth

For information on Region XI AHYA activities and programs please contact our AHYA Youth Director Kate Lewis at or our Youth Coordinator Kathryn Lewis at



Markel Youth Scholarship

Markel will be presenting a scholarship this year at the 2014 Youth Nationals!  For eligibility requirements and more information please click here for a flyer!


  In 2014 Region XI will proudly offers a scholarship opportunity to either a high school senior or a continuing education student.  One scholarship in the amount of $1000 is available to be awarded to a high school senior OR a continuing education student attending a two or four year college or university for advancement of their education and who is currently a member of the Arabian Horse Association through a Region XI club.  This scholarship may be awarded to a student only once during a student’s school career.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to supplement your college funding.  Applications may be received by contacting Ann Hammer, Scholarship Chair, at 12154 Rose Road, Trenton, IL 62293-4640, or by downloading the application from the Region XI website (when available).  All applications must be requested or downloaded by the April 15, 2014 application request deadline.  All application materials must be submitted together in one envelope by May 1, 2014 to be considered for an award.



Looking for information on Youth Team Tournament Rules? Click on the link below for information.











Region XI Youth Team Tournament Rules                                            top

  1. Competition is open to all youth members in good standing with Region XI and IAHYA.
  2. Eligible horse must be a registered Purebred or Half-Arabian.  All horse and rider points will count only after nomination form has beenreceived by Region II Youth Director.   No points earned prior to nomination will count. (post mark will count as received).
  3. Points must be mailed no later than thirty days from last day of the show you wish counted.
  4. Entry fee is $5.00 per class/division to be entered. (Please make checks payable to Region I I Youth High Point).
  5. In the divisions for Purebreds, only the JTR/JOTR classes will count.  AOTR or open points will count, except for Half-Arabians, AOTR will count.
  6. Class "A" Shows and local Shows are eligible along with Regional and National Shows, see the report form on how to count points.
  7. All points will be totaled by December 31.
The Regional youth team tournament program offers youth of each Region the opportunity to compete in shows and rides while developing a feeling of camaraderie and sportsmanship. Team points are accumulated throughout the year with awards being presented to the high scoring youth team in each region. Only shows held INSIDE the region count, with Nationals excluded. If you are interested in more information please contact me and I would be happy to answer all questions and to help you set up your teams.
Sincerely, Kathryn Lewis, Region XI Team Tournament Secretary

For more information contact; Kathryn Lewis, ~ 573-915-7225 ~