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NYCHA Purpose

  • Improve and promote the cutting horse industry
  • Improve and develop the capabilities of youth in the breeding, raising and showing of cutting horses.
  • Develop scholarship, leadership, community interest and participation of youth interested in cutting horses.
  • Encourage moral character, sportsmanship and clean living among all its members.
  • Allow the youth members to learn about the leadership of the NCHA by working in conjunction with the NCHA Youth Committee.
  • Acquaint the youth members with the structure and functions of the NCHA

It is a constant goal for the NCHA to do it’s best to work with and fundraise for our youth membership. There is no greater pleasure than watching the children of our industry grow up and become successful adults. All efforts of the NYCHA Officers, Youth Committee Members, and Youth Coordinator are committed to encouraging education and growing funding for scholarships for the youth that will become the future of our industry. Sponsors and donors are always appreciated, be part of the future with us!


President – Gianna Pietrafeso
1st Vice President – Jessica Pietrafeso
2nd Vice President – Chaser Crouch
Secretary/Treasurer – Madison Melasky
Reporter – Gracie Correll
Junior Officer – Ryann Packard




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  The National Youth Cutting Horse Association was formed in 1993 to offer youth members the opportunity to develop horsemanship skills, learn sportsmanship and discipline, develop leadership skills and to learn responsibility in caring for their horses and themselves.

  The youth organization is a division of the NCHA and operates within the same bylaws, rules and regulations. NYCHA strives to offer programs and opportunities to fit the needs and abilities of all horses and riders.

NYCHA  Sponsor  

Youth Sponsors


Thank you to our sponsors!
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260 Bailey Avenue
Forth Worth, TX 76107

NCHA Youth Department
(817) 244-6188
(817) 560-2288 fax

NYCHA Officers
NYCHA Area Directors
NYCHA Youth Committee

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