The All-American Youth Showmanship
Award is designed to encourage and
recognize the development of excellence
in showmanship skills.
1. Youth must have participated in four or more showmanship classes which use the Belgian Draft Horse Youth and Education Fund, Inc. Youth Showmanship Guidelines.
2. A youth selects his/her placings from the best four shows which:
- At least one must be a current Belgian Merit Program® show.
- Showmanship class may be an all Belgian breed or mixed breed.
- Points are calculated by actual placing that occurs in a class.
- Youth must show a Belgian horse, ownership not required.
1. To be on the All-American team a
youth would have to earn 26 or more
point at four shows. To be on the Reserve
All-American team a youth would have to
earn 24 or 25 points. A youth would
have to earn 23 or 22 points to be
recognized for an Honorable Mention.
2. Youth 10 through 18 years of age can
participate. A calendar year (January 1 -
December 31) will be used for qualifying