Youth > AMHyA World Show Youth Awards

At the AMHyA World Championship Show, exhibitors compete for a variety of awards. Some of the top-of-the-line prizes include beautiful bronze horse-head trophies and neck sashes for champion and reserve, classic ribbons for Top Ten winners, and an array of special awards that vary by category. Thank you to all the AMHA sponsors that make these awards possible for the AMHyA World Championship Show! Your generosity is amazing!

AMHA Welcomes 2020 World Show Sponsorships!

Youth 1st Place Team - Orange

Leader: Rebecca Kachuriak

Sponsored by:

KC & Stephanie Pappas, First Knight Miniatures

Youth Hi Point Girl 7 & Under - One Horse

Caroline Bigley

Sponsored by:

South Miniature Horse Confederation 

Youth Hi Point Boy 13 -18 yrs - One Horse

Levi Kennedy

Sponsored by: 

John & Charmayne Zucker, Rockin Z Miniatures

Youth Hi Point Girl  - Multiple Horses

Sunny Balshaw

Sponsored by: 

South Miniature Horse Confederation 

REECE FAMILY YOUTH AWARD ~ Sunny Balshaw

Custom marble keepsake box courtesy of Homestead Acres & Dalmar Miniatures.

Custom belt buckle courtesy of Showtime Awards.

This award will is given in memory of Ronnie Reece and in honor of the Reece family. The recipient is selected by the youth committee, from nominations from the youths local clubs based on leadership, sportsmanship, enthusiasm, competitiveness and versatility and someone that other youth look up to as a role model.

JAMES PAYNE MEMORIAL AWARD ~ Kallie Rogers

Bronze statue courtesy of Janet King of Limestone Miniatures

The Jim Payne Memorial Award is all about “Making the Best Better." This award will be awarded to a youth who has been an AMHA member for at least 2 years and is at least 10. This particular individual is passionate about miniature horses, demonstrates good sportsmanship, and is an active participant in the AMHA community. This youth should be driven to succeed, however, is humble and accepting whether he or she wins or loses. 

GAYLE NUTTALL MEMORIAL AWARD ~ Logan Wells 

Trophy courtesy of Tammi Nuttall.

The Gayle Nuttall Memorial award is presented to the winner of the Youth Roadster 12 & under Class. This award honors the dedication and support of Gayle to the Miniature Horses and exhibitors she loved so dearly. Award courtesy of Tammi Nuttall.

ROSS CEARLEY YOUTH SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD ~ Levi Kennedy

Custom trophy courtesy of AMHA - Custom belt buckle courtesy of Showtime Awards.

This award will be given in honor and memory of Ross Cearley, in recognition of the tremendous support and assistance that he provided for many years to the AMHyA Program. This award will be given to the Youth selected for exemplifying, in the opinion of the judges, the best sportsmanship – both in victory and defeat – while exhibiting in the AMHyA World Championship Show. The winner will receive a custom belt buckle courtesy of Showtime Awards.

ALVADAR / PINE RIDGE FARM Future of the Industry Award  ~ Sunny Balsahw

Custom Custom Jack and Cash award curiosity of Alvadar Training & Foaling Center and  Pine Ridge Farm

This award was established to give recognition and support to our dedicated youth, for they are the future of our industry. This Prize is given to the High-Point Overall youth regardless of gender, number of horses, or number of classes at the World Championship Show. The sponsors of this annual award are Martha and Geoffrey Gale of Pine Ridge Farm and the Groters of Alvadar Training and Foaling Center. The award package includes: an embroidered winner’s jacket, $200 cash, and several other prizes for the young miniature horse enthusiast.

Youth 2st Place Team - Gray

Leader: Kerri Postletheweight

Sponsored by:

KC & Stephanie Pappas, First Knight Miniatures

Youth Hi Point Boy 8 to 12 yrs - One Horse

Evan Manning

Sponsored by: 

The Billy Idol Syndicate

Youth Hi Point Girl 13 -18 yrs - One Horse

Rebecca Myers

Sponsored by: 

John & Charmayne Zucker, Rockin Z Miniatures

Youth Hi Point Boy 7 & Under - One Horse

Shawn Rushing

Sponsored by:

South Miniature Horse Confederation 

Youth Hi Point Girl 8 -12 yrs - One Horse

Gracie Kachuriak

Sponsored by: 

Debby Palmer & Natalie Berglund

Youth Hi Point Boy - Multiple Horses

Jordan Henrich

Sponsored by: 

South Miniature Horse Confederation 

Youth Hi Point YOTE

Charlie Kachuriak

Sponsored by: 

Bryce Baker & Shawn Hester, Piece Of Me Miniatures

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World Show Youth Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 Award Winners !

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