Applicants for the USHJA Youth Leadership Award must be 12 to 15 years of age as of December 1 of the current competition year and current members in good standing with USHJA.
Submit the following to USHJA:
Applications are accepted starting May 1 of each competition year and must be received in the USHJA office or postmarked no later than September 1. All applications are reviewed by USHJA and a recipient and alternate will be selected no later than October 31.
The recipient of the USHJA Youth Leadership Award is recognized at the USHJA Evening of Equestrians Awards Dinner during the USHJA Annual Meeting each December. The winner receives a complimentary three-year USHJA Active Membership, a commemorative trophy and a Charles Owen helmet.
2019 - Ian McFarlin, Tallahassee, FL
2018 - Maya Aryal, Fairfax, VA
2017 - Avery Lambert, CA
2016 - Ella Doerr, Avon, NC
2015 - Nicole Cinelli, Allendale, NJ
2014 - Katherine Bundy, Westport, CT
2013 - Hanna Powers, Potomac Falls, VA
2012 - Hannah Bentz, Boca Raton, FL
2011 - Taylor Harding, West Linn, OR