APHA Club of Distinction

An APHA Club of Distinction


GSPHYC 2021 Officers

President - Reese Yates

Vice President - Katie Leonarski

Secretary - Alexi Hollenweger

Treasurer - Kadence Bonnaci

Historian - Ava Stanker

A note from Cyndy Hetzell

"Mega thanks to our wonderful crew at the New Bling Fling Horse at the Dream Park on Sunday!  Barbara Mantini, Dorothy Quirk show secretaries, Mitch Leonarski gate man, Kim Clark ring stewardess, Margie Moser announcer, Danianna Sullivan silent auction, Anne Leonarski and Lori Scorrer organizers, Katie, Reese, Lexi, Kadence, Anna Lia and everyone else that made the show and clinic a success..... Thank You!  You guys were awesome!!!"

They've done it again - Garden State Paint Horse YOUTH CLUB is proud to announce they have won the prestigious 

2017 APHA


  • Pillow Drive - new pillows to be donated to the Women's Shelter 
  • Collecting travel sized shampoo, conditioners, etc.for the shelters
  • Tshirt Drive - new MEN's Tshirts (any style, plain, white, colored, designs) L & XL preferred to be donated to the Men's shelter 
  • Birthday Cards - to be donated to the Women's Shelter 

AjPHA Youth Conference - Fort Worth, TX
Alpaca SOCK Sale
Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale
Flower Sale

Thank you to Carla Perri and Sharon Horn for helping the Youth Club with Year End Awards and Fundraisers.  

We would also like to thank our Sponsors:

  • The Leonarski Family
  • Hetzell Farms
  • The Sullivan Family
  • The Ware Family
  • The Cope Family
  • The MacAvaddy Family
  • The Brown Family
  • Dorothy Quirk
  • Soft Ride Boots

A BIG THANK YOU  to  Markel Insurance for sponsoring "FROM THE HEART AWARD"

    DON'T MISS OUT - RESERVATIONS ARE COMING IN   - GSPHYC Super Clinic March th 9 AM-4 PM at the Gloucester County Dream Park in big indoor. $45.00 for the day English Equitation, Western Horsemanship, Showmanship and "Moving Your Horse's Body" Tack Swap also. Text or email Cyndy Hetzell @ nflash@aol.com 609-420-7290 or send me a facebook message to reserve your spot. Support the Garden State Paint Horse Youth Club, get your horse out in the ring and learn something. Novice and Advanced groups. Hope to see you there!


Congratulations to the GSPHYC 

2016 APHA Youth Club of the Year

2016 From the Heart Award

2015 APHA Youth Club of the Year

2015 From the Heart Award

2014 APHA winner - "From the Heart" award for community service

2nd place AJPHA Club of the Year

Cyndy Hetzell: Youth Advisor 
(856) 358-6124 or




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