About Region 5

The Arabian Horse Association's Region 5 encompasses Alaska, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Western Montana.

Region 5 has earned the respect of Arabian horse competitors across the country. Whether for show, endurance or dressage, horses from the Pacific Northwest are among the best in the nation.

The quality and caliber of our Region 5 horses are evident by the results of highly competitive shows such as the U.S. Nationals, Canadian Nationals, and Scottsdale.

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Updated: March 19, 2018

The youth board, coordinator and regional director have been working together to create a plan for the Region 5 Youth.  

We see the goals of the youth in a three-pronged approach.

I. Create fun opportunities for the youth through the year.
II. Breed Promotion to the public
III. Encouraging development and growth through activities associated with the judging team

The following is an outline of the plan along with activities and dates. We hope everyonewill remember that this plan is subject to change and update through the year.


Fun Activities for the Youth

The Youth Plan to hold fun activities at each of the shows along with meetings.

Northwest Heritage
● Games
● Youth Meeting Saturday March 31 during the dinner break. The meeting will be held
at the picnic tables by the concession stand.
Pacific Rim Arabian Sport Horse Show
● Games

Daffodil
● Youth party on Saturday in conjunction with the exhibitor dinner
● Toilet paper roll horses
● Carrot Bundle Fundraiser

Cascade Youth Benefit
● Youth Judging Team Tryouts
● Mentoring Program
● Youth Meeting Saturday Lunch
● Shout out Bear fundraiser

IEAHC Memorial Day Classic
● Waiting for updates from club

Region 5 Sport Horse Championship
● Design a test partner game

Mid Summer Classic
● Dessert Dash
● Wheelbarrow Race

Region 5 Championship Show
● Silent Auction
● Paint a Pony
● Flocking
● Tail Tours


Art Contest (Region 5)

The youth plan to hold an art, writing and photography contest at the Region 5
Championship Show. There is a PDF outlining the rules on the Championship Page of the
Region 5 Site.


Youth Judging Team

The Youth plan to hold judging clinics once a month up until the Judging Team tryouts at
the Cascade Youth Benefit Show

Participants will have to judge 4 classes and give one oral presentation regarding
reasoning to their placings. The top 4 highest scores will move forward to the 2018 Youth
Judging Team.

Once you qualify to be on the judging team it is required that you must do the following:

● Attend all Judging Team practices
● Volunteer at one local show and the regional championship show. We encourage the local show to be the Cascade Youth Benefit show and the Regional show can either be the Sport Horse Show or the Main Ring show. Please ensure to work these detailsout with the youth director.
● Assist with fundraising efforts and sponsorships for the cascade youth benefit show
● Attend all local youth meetings
● If you are not a member of AHA you will have to join through one of the local clubs.