2022 AHP Back to the Bluegrass Conference

Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, Lexington, Kentucky – May 12-14, 2022

Networking for media professionals who are passionate about horses.

The annual AHP Equine Media Conference is for members only and includes two days of educational sessions plus special evening events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Networking is key to building relationships in the equine media industry.

Keynote Speaker: Donna Barton Brothers

Award Winning Sports Analyst and Commentator, Author, and Former Top Jockey

DONNA BARTON BROTHERS was born with racing in her blood. In 1969 her mother, Patti Barton, was one of the first half-dozen women to be licensed as a jockey in the United States

Brothers went on to become a jockey as well, retiring in 1998 as the second leading female rider in the nation by money earned.

In 1998 she moved on to the television side of horse racing and in 2000 started covering horse racing for NBC Sports. Since then she has covered the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, and Breeders’ Cup among many other thoroughbred horse racing events and races for NBC Sports. 

Guest Speakers & Presenters

Learn more about the speakers and their sessions.

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Schedule of Events

Schedule as of 5.11.2022

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Special Events

2022 AHP Equine Media Awards Presentations
AHP members recognized for excellence published in 2021. Finalists announced.

AHP Special Awards
Meet the winners of the Equine Industry Vision Award, AHP Equine Media NextGen Award, and the AHP Equine Media Student Award.

Bluegrass State of Mind Tour – SOLD OUT

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Registration Fees

No onsite registrations will be accepted.

Hotel Headquarters

Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, USA, KY 40511 859-231-5100 – Visit Hotel Website
Complimentary Hotel Self-Parking at Marriott

Networking is key to building relationships in the equine media industry.

It’s time to be together and back to the bluegrass!

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