Youth Council

The AMHA Youth Council is composed of AMHA Youth members (21 and under), each selected for his or her devotion to the breed, creativity, and professionalism. Members of the Council strive to adhere to the following three goals, each reflecting values held by AMHA Youth:

  • To perpetuate and promote the Morgan’s long standing history of excellence, athleticism, intelligence, and willingness.
  • To attract equine-minded youth nationwide to AMHA Youth Programs by developing diverse, interesting, and effective campaigns and programs to increase youth involvement.
  • To offer guidance to other AMHA youth and serve as an exemplary role models. Members of the Council are not only representatives of their region, but AMHA.

The Executive Committee of the AMHA Youth Council includes the President, Vice-President of Finance, Vice-President of Public Relations, Vice-President of East Region, Vice-President of Central Region, and Vice-President of West Region. These positions require the youth to be at least 14 years old as of January 1 of the election year. Regional Delegates must be at least 12 years old at the time of application. The Youth Council's calender year starts in May, with elections in the same month. 

AMHA welcomes all youth interested in joining the Youth Council. Fill out the 2020 Youth Council Application form and send to

For more information please contact Nikki at AMHA, (859)287-2470 ext.404.

Would you like to join the Youth Council? Sign up at any time!!

Right now our Youth Council is working on so many fun projects! 

Check our thier live episodes of "The Morgan Horse Source" that airs monthly on thier very own Facebook page: AMHA Youth Network.


Check it out Here!

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 1: Meet the Youth Council

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 2 Equitation

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 3: The Fountain of Youth

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 4: Jerome Parker

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 5: Growing up Morgan

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 6: The Lippitt Club

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 7: Shoe at the Big Show

Morgan Horse Source Episode 8: Becky's Gift

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 9: A day in the Life of a Trainer Featuring Sarah Gove

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 10: Making the judgement call with Karen Homer Brown

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 11: Snap Shot with Howie Schatzberg

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 12: The UVM Morgan Horse Farm

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 13: Ryan Penno DVM

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 14: Chronicles of the Morgan Horse with Ellen Feld

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 15: Stitching it up with Bethea Phelan

Morgan Horse Source: Episode 16: The Family behind Morgan Safenet

Check out our previous 2020-2021 AMHA Youth Council Members!


2021-2022 AMHA Youth Council Members

AMHAY President
Sophie Proctor

AMHAY Vice-President 
Allison Hall

Grace Martin

Director of Public Relations
Kendall Pierce

Director of Marketing
Talia BarNoy


Addison Banks, Delaney Beard, Clea Cloutier, Jordan Freitag, Ella Gilbert, Laura Grayson Osborne, Kiana Pearson, Isabella Rinz, Erin Robinson, Natalie Sander, Emilia Saint Loup, Caprice Tondalo