YFTA 2023 Accomplishments

Recapping some of YFTA’s 2023 accomplishments: •  Maintained Events & archived News web pages, published reports and photos from youth stakes we attended as well as those we could not. •  Maintained Social Media pages: YFTA FB and Instagram, FB Strideaway Group. •  May/June 2023 issue of Sporting Classics, YFTA story by outdoor writer Tom Davis. •  Reached out to field trialers around the country re: youth trials, Ambassador Program, initiated Youth Judging Apprenticeship Program. […]

NBHA…More Opportunities for Youth Handlers!

Oct 25th, 2023 | NBHA, Trial Info

YFTA’s mission is to grow youth field trials around the country and promote young people’s involvement with bird dogs. As in adult stakes, most youth trials in the southeast where they are most prolific, dogs are handled off horseback. Many of the participants are the children of parents who field trial, bird hunt, manage private quail plantations or shooting preserves. Many have access to horses and grow up riding.  Walking trials are increasingly popular around […]