Youth > AMHyA Executive Committee

The AMHyA Executive Committee works with the AMHA Executive Committee to help plan activities and events for AMHA Youth on a nationwide scale. In addition to this, the Youth Executive Committee is also responsible for executing fundraising and procuring donations for said activities. Above all, council members serve their club and association by setting examples of sportsmanship, community, and unity within AMHA.

If you would like to hold a leadership position - please review the AMHyA Leadership Manual.

For more information call the AMHA Office 817-783-5600 with any questions.


Emily Baker

My name is Emily Baker and I am 18 years old. I live in Austin, Texas and have been an AMHA member for 8 years. Aside from showing horses, I also compete in 4-H Veterinary Science and Photography competitions. After I graduate this year, I plan to major in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Astrophysics.  


Kameron Welma

Kameron Welma is the current Vice President of AMHyA. This is his third year serving on the AMHyA youth committee. He is a Junior in high school living in Kyle, Texas. Kameron has been showing horses for 10 years, since he was 7 years old with Tony and Lauren Greaves with Little America Miniature Horse Ranch. He loves to share the joy of miniature horses with others through visiting nursing homes, talking with visitors at shows, and helping Mr. Tony at various events. 


Along with showing horses, Kameron is an Eagle Scout, varsity athletic trainer for his high school, a cadet in the Fire Academy, is a certified scuba diver, and a Special Olympics volunteer. Kameron loves anything that puts him in the outdoors; camping, hiking, kayaking, fishing, etc. 


Kallie Rogers

My name is Kallie Rogers and I am 17 years old.  I live in Longview, Texas and have been showing  minis  for 4 years.  In addition to showing minis I also have big horses that I compete with in speed, break away roping and ranch horse classes.  I am also very active in my local 4-H showing livestock and competing in livestock and horse judging.  I plan on attending college after graduation to pursue a degree in Veterinarian Medicine.


Braeden Barnett

My name is Braeden Barnett and I am 16 years old. I live in Jayess, Mississippi and have been an active AMHA member since 2008. I am currently the AMHyA Treasurer. The miniature horse has been my heart and passion for 12 years now. Aside from showing miniatures in AMHA, AMHR, 4-H and my local club, I am also an active member in my home church, as praise singer, youth drama team leader, and volunteer children's church worker. My future plans are to continue showing in hopes of one day becoming a trainer.


Tommy Yost

My name is Tommy Yost and I am 16 years old. I live in Vacaville, California and have been an AMHA member for 6 years. Aside from showing horses, I also play high school varsity baseball. I am a sophomore in high school and after I graduate I plan on playing baseball at the next level. 


Gracie McBride

My name is Gracie McBride and I am 16 years old. I live in Weatherford, Texas and have been a AMHA member since 2015. I’ve always had a love for horses, but got my first miniature when I was 11. I’ve enjoyed showing over the last several years, and am looking forward to this year!


Ashley Hackett

My name is Ashley Hackett and I’m 14 years old. I have been showing horses for about 3 years now and I love to help animals in need. 


Marixi Mae Malek

Howdy! My name is Marixi Mae Malek and I am 18 years old. I am from the small town of Richmond, Texas. I have proudly been an A.M.H.A member since I was 5 years old. I am finishing my freshman year at Texas A&M University where I am majoring in Industrial Engineering. After earning by Bachelor's degree I plan to also earn my Master's in Business. Last year I was the committee’s president, however this year I am glad to be spending my last year as a competing youth as the director at large. 


Danyal Kheyroolla

My name is Danyal Kheyroolla and I am 14 years old. I live in Katy, Texas near Houston. I enjoy playing video games after school and showing the horses. I have been showing for 3-4 years now.


Sophie Sachtleben

My name is Sophia Sachtleben.I have recently moved to Austin, Texas. I have been an AMHA member for six years now. Besides AMHA I enjoy playing tennis and painting. After I graduate I plan on being a nurse anesthetist. 


Katherine Duperow

Hi my name is Katherine DuPerow I’m 16. I live in Katy, Texas, this will be my third year showing with AMHA. Aside from showing horses I play softball and participate heavily in FFA which includes raising livestock as well as CDE and LDE competitions. 


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