AMHR/ASPC Youth News and Info

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Aug 2, 2004
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ASPC/AMHR Youth Committee News:

This is a reminder to everyone about the current DUE DATES for the Scholarships, T-Shirt Designs Contest, Audrey Barrett, Daniel Langfeld and the E-Pony Essay Contest. The due date for these programs and awards is June 1, 2008. All information and forms can be found on the ASPC/AMHR Website http://www.hoofweb.com/youth

ASPC/AMHR Scholarships are open to any Member no older than 21 years of age and no younger than a Junior in High School. There are two scholarships given each year: one AMHR and one ASPC. The scholarships are $1500 each towards further education. The winners will be recognized at the National Convention in Branson, MO.

Audrey Barrett Classic Shetland Youth Award is based on a short biography using a Biography Form supplied by the Youth Committee. This award is available to any youth member who shows registered ASPC Classic Shetland Ponies. There are a possible of 16 winners: two winners from each of the eight areas in the 12 & Under and the 13-17 age divisions. The award is trophy or plaque and the winners will be honored at the National Convention.

Daniel Langfeld, Jr. Award is also based on a short biography using the Biography Form supplied by the Youth Committee. This award is available to any youth member of who shows registered Shetlands and/or Miniature Horses. The awardis a $50 Savings Bond and an award certificate or plaque. There are eight possible awards: one winner from each area. The winners will be honored at the National Convention.

The Dream "E" Pony Essay Contest is open to any youth member. The winner of this essay contest will win an ASPC Gelding from E Pony Farm: Bill and Fran Eperthner. This pony is trained to drive and has several honors in Halter and Driving at Congress. Check the youth website for pictures and more information. The winner will be recognized and presented with the pony at Congress in Cloverdale, IN.

T-Shirt Design Contest is available to all youth members. This contest is for youth to be involved in the designs for the T-Shirts for Congress and Nationals. There are a possible of two winners, depending on entries: one for Congress and one for Nationals. Please mail to Tammy Belles

The Congress Youth Activities Schedule has been posted on the website. This schedule is tentative and can change prior to Congress. Check the site before you head to Congress for updates on Youth Activities.

If anyone interested in donating or sponsoring items for the Congress and/or Nationals Goody Bags, please contact Amy Moerman at moera3@aol.com . The number of items needed for Congress is 75 and the number for Nationals is 175.

If any youth who was named as a winner of the End of Year Awards, aka "Spring Awards", do not receive their award by June 1, please contact Tammy Belless at srfarmsminis@sbcglobal.net or Amy Moerman.

Any questions or concerns regarding Youth Activities or Awards, please contact Amy Moerman.

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