New Youth Event
Event name: Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup. Where/when: Denver, Colorado, during January’s National Western Stock Show. What it is: The event matches each of up to 10 selected local riders, ages 14 to 21, and their horses with a professional mentor for the day. The riders work one on one with their mentors in the morning, and they compete for the title of grand champion that afternoon. The prizes: Grand champion earns $1,000, reserve champ gets $500, and each participant receives $100. More info: Visit nationalwestern.com.