2024 AHP Equine Media Awards (EMA)

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The annual AHP Equine Media Awards contest, held since 1976, recognizes excellence in equine media categories and provides a judge’s critique for every entry. AHP membership is required to enter.

The AHP award contest allows members to enter their best content from the previous year. Finalists represent a broad spectrum of media, including print and online journalism, digital media, photography, videography, podcasts, books, and more.

The EMA winners were announced on May 18, at the AHP Equine Media Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.

Pictured: Laurel Witt, Western Horseman, and Barrie Reightler, AHP President
Photo Credit: Diana De Rosa

Why do members enter the AHP Equine Media Awards?

Rewarding accomplishment

Nothing feels better than being recognized for your work.


All entries receive a judge’s constructive critique.


Members spread the news of their honors to the equine world.


Freelancers add their awards to resumes to build their reputations.

Who are previous EMA winners?

Promoting excellence in equine media has been part of AHP’s mission for over 50 years. The annual awards competition recognizes standards in journalistic integrity for informative and engaging content in various media categories. Showcasing excellence in equine media and providing guidance for improvement are the two key elements of this member program.