About American Horse Publications (AHP)

American Horse Publications (AHP) has united equine-related publishing media, businesses, media professionals, colleges, and students for over 50 years. The professional membership association promotes excellence in equine media and encourages relationships and communication within the horse industry through education and networking.


American Horse Publications (AHP) strives to be the primary source of education, resources and networking for the equine media community. We believe a proactive approach in an ever-evolving communications-driven world allows us the flexibility and opportunity to promote, support and reward excellence in equine media.

Become an AHP Member

Equine publications, media professionals, equine-related businesses and organizations, as well as colleges and students pursuing a career in equine media are welcomed to become an AHP member. To learn more about membership and benefits, click here.

2022-2023 Board of Directors

To learn more about this dedicated group of individuals who govern the association, click here.


Editors and publishers of half a dozen publications were represented at an informal meeting in Lexington, Kentucky in 1970. They discussed a new idea advanced by Arnold Kirkpatrick, who at the time was editor of The Thoroughbred Record.

Kirkpatrick envisioned an organization of horse publications, an idea that raised eyebrows in some circles and fists in others. Horse groups didn’t see eye‑to‑eye on many matters in those days and any thought of Quarter Horses, of Harness and Thoroughbred types getting together was considered by many to be a bit radical. read more


American Horse Publications
Executive Director: Christine W. Brune

Mail: 49 Spinnaker Circle
South Daytona, FL 32119

Email: ahorsepubs@aol.com
Phone: 386-760-7743

Additional Contacts:

Newsgroup, Awards Contest, Membership, Conference: 
Chris Brune, ahorsepubs@aol.com

Special Awards Programs:
Judy Lincoln, ahorsepubs2@aol.com

Webmaster: Christy West

The Inside Track Newsletter:
Jennifer Denison

AHP Webinars: 
Jeremy McGovern