How AHP changed my career

By and , December 27, 2019

Longtime AHP member, Jennifer Bryant, recalls a meet-cute story from her first AHP seminar in 1995 that changed her career. A chance meeting with Lua Southard in the line for the ladies’ room led to a new position and a lifelong friendship.

UK grad loves Big Blue as much as Big Red (Man o’ War)

By and , November 23, 2019

If you think no one will be discussing college basketball in May when AHP meets in Lexington for its 50th anniversary conference, let me tell you a true story says AHP member and UK grad, Tracy Gantz, who wrote this article for the AHP 50th Anniversary blog.

What I love about Lexington

By , November 18, 2019

Twenty-one years ago, Whitney Allen moved to Lexington, KY with the plan to stay for two years and then high tail it back to her hometown in Pennsylvania. As she crossed the state line into Kentucky, she was filled with the sense that this is where she was supposed to be. She thought the feeling would pass. It didn’t.

The Kentucky Horse Park, a personal perspective

By , October 31, 2019

I have lived in Lexington, Kentucky since 1980, so when asked the question what my favorite place in Lexington is, you would think I would know immediately. However, I truly had to think about it, but I kept coming back to the same answer, The Kentucky Horse Park.

Annual Awards given at the AHP Conference

By and , October 17, 2019

Many special moments happen during the annual AHP Equine Media Conference, especially when it comes time to honor those in the equine media industry, and also the horse industry as a whole, with special awards. When those times come, don’t hesitate to cheer on both new and old friends during one of the many awards ceremonies at the conference.

Keeneland favorite thing in Lexington

By and , September 30, 2019

Is anything a more iconic vision of Central Kentucky horse country than Keeneland? As a horse racing fan ever since I can remember, I have always loved Keeneland, one of my favorite places in Lexington.

An Interview with Tony Chamblin, AHP Past President and former Executive Director

By , September 24, 2019

Tony Chamblin served two terms as president of American Horse Publications from 1974-1976 and then became AHP’s first Executive Director, a position he held from 1976 to 1983. “Tony was there during AHP’s formative years,” says current Executive Director, Chris Brune. “He has been extremely supportive and follows the progress of the association via social media and email. I was honored to present him with the AHP Champion Award in 2008.” We asked him a few questions about his thoughts on AHP becoming 50 years old and what he has experienced throughout the years. He gives us his insight on the changes in publishing and the horse industry.