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In various regions across the United States small competitions (Youth & Mustang Challenges) are being held for youth who are interested in training and competing with a 12-24-month-old Mustang.  These competitions are managed and hosted by approved trainers in our Trainer Incentive Program.  Youth trainers in these programs pick up a Mustang (age 12-24 months old) approximately 90 days before the competition and may compete in the following areas – Conditioning, In-Hand Trail Class, Showmanship, Costume, Freestyle, etc.  Youth and their families are required to adopt their Mustang prior to the start of the competition, but they can reassign the adoption to another individual after the competition. See below for specifics regarding 2016 Youth & Mustang Challenges.

·         Youth trainers compete for prizes and awards

·         Youth trainers receive $200 in reimbursed expenses

2016 Youth & Mustang Challenge Schedule: 

Applications Due Event Date Location Contact  

Trainers Selected

 April 22-23, 2016 Horseshoe Park in Queen Creek, AZ

Randy Helm (602) 448-5019

Trainers Selected May 6-7, 2016 Jacksonville Equestrian Center Center in Jacksonville, FL

Ashley Stevenson (954) 605-0028

March 21, 2016 June 17-18, 2016 Davis County Events Center in Farmington, UT Janet Tipton (801) 554-4431 
March 1, 2016 July 14-16, 2016 Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, MO

Sue Crane (573) 310-1372   

February 29, 2016 August 5-6, 2016 Topsfield Fairgrounds in Topsfield, MA Peter Whitmore (978) 652-2231
April 15, 2016 August 20, 2016 Lee S. Jones Arena in Eddyville, KY Dominique Wood (573) 647-1785
March 28, 2016 August 25-27, 2016 Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA James Lamb (828) 403-0937





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