AHP Equine Media Awards (EMA)

AHP Equine Media Award Winners Announced at The Hunt for Excellence Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland

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Look who won AHP Equine Media Gold. Click here for 2018 Equine Media Awards Results [pdf].

The results of the AHP Equine Media Awards competition for material published in 2017 were announced at the AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland, on June 16.

Held since 1974, the American Horse Publications (AHP) annual awards contest offers members an opportunity to be recognized for excellence in a variety of equine media categories. This year’s competition for material published in 2017 drew 823 entries from 108 members, an increase in 40 entries and 3 participants from last year.

The Equine Media Awards, open to AHP members only, offer a Publishing Media Division for print or online publications and freelancers as well as a Business division for equine-related businesses, nonprofit organizations, and colleges.

Why do members enter the contest?

Rewarding accomplishment – Nothing feels better than being recognized for your work. Whether you are staff, a freelancer, or business, achieving excellence in your field is rewarding and demonstrates high standards. All finalists receive a plaque as class winner or a certificate for second, third or honorable mention. Staff members and freelancers love receiving these as recognition of their achievement.


Constructive critique – Every entry receives a constructive critique from the judges. These comments can help members to improve their work or be rewarded for a job well done.


Promotion – Members can spread their publishing excellence to the equine world by promoting and publishing their awards.


Resume builder – Freelancers can add their awards to resumes to build their reputation in the equine publishing world.

For further information on the awards competition or member benefits, contact: Chris Brune, (386) 760-7743; ahorsepubs@aol.com.

Past Awards Contests


Past awards results are available in PDF format 2002 to 2017.