The 2020 NCHA Summer Spectacular will once again feature the NCHA Holy Cow Performance Horses Youth World Finals and the NCHA Foundation Youth Scholarship Cutting. However, COVID-19-related restrictions mean many extra celebratory activities, such as the talent show (which last year featured a waterless synchronized swimming performance pictured above) are not able to be held. • Photo by Molly Montag.

COVID-19 Spurs Changes to NCHA Youth Week Activities, Gatherings

Youth Week at the 2020 NCHA Summer Spectacular will be centered on high-caliber youth cutting
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Joey Varnadore Squeaks Out NYCHA Senior Youth World Finals Show Win

The conversation in the alleyway prior to introductions for the Senior Youth World Finals focused on points. With just two points separating Joey Varnadore from powerhouse rider Cade Shepard, the two teens speculated on who might come out the winner. Little did they know what the night would hold.