AHP Equine Media Awards (EMA)

The Pursuit of Excellence and Equine Media Gold are Underway for 2019

AHP members have submitted their best material in print and online published in 2018. Entering the AHP Equine Media Awards is a once-a-year opportunity for members to be rewarded and recognized for excellence in equine media. The Equine Media Awards 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.

Entry deadline for the 2019 Equine Media Awards has closed. Finalists will be announced by April 30, 2019.

View Equine Media Award Information and Class Lists

2019 EMA GENERAL INFORMATION [pdf] Guidelines on entering the Equine Media Awards for all members.

2019 EMA PUBLISHING MEDIA DIVISION RULES & CLASS LIST  [pdf] Open to AHP Publishing Media and Individual Members

2019 EMA BUSINESS DIVISION RULES & CLASS LIST [pdf] Open to AHP Business, Nonprofit and College/University Members

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 2018.