Youth Programs Internship

The Arabian Horse Association (AHA) is seeking an individual for a Youth Programs internship position at the 2018 U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show in Tulsa, Okla, from October 22-28, 2018.

The Arabian U.S. Nationals ranks as the most prestigious North American championship in the Arabian show horse industry. Amateur and professional riders or handlers will compete in Halter, Native Costume, Reining, Working Cow, Cutting, Trail, Show Hack, Sidesaddle, Park horse, Driving and much more. U.S. Nationals is held at the Tulsa Expo Square from October 19-27 and is known for its grand scale and first-rate horsemanship skills seen at the show.

During this show the Arabian Horse Association also hosts a National level Hippology and Horse Judging Contest. The youth internship position will be assisting our Youth and Family Programs Coordinator with executing a National level Hippology and Horse Judging Contest.

The internship position will assist with the following responsibilities during the event:

For the Youth and Family Programs Coordinator

  • Finalizing horse list and contest classes for judging contest
  • Helping to set up horse judging contest
  • Helping to set up hippology contest
  • Assisting with handling of horses and organizing horses for horse judging contest
  • Helping to organize awards for awards breakfast
  • Helping with Awards Breakfast set up and execution

The Youth Programs internship position is a great position for a college student looking to gain real-world experience in the horse industry. Travel expenses, lodging and a meal per diem is also included for the duration of the internship. Interested applicants must be 18 year old and have some horse experience. Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume to Brenna Whitlock at Resumes and cover letters must be received by August 17th.

AHA is a major equine association serving 84,000 Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horse owners across North America. AHA registers and maintains a database of more than one million Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses. AHA produces championship events, recognizes over 400 Arabian horse shows and distance rides and provides activities, education, and programs that promote breeding and ownership.

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