AHP Equine Media Awards (EMA)

Equine Media Pursues Excellence in AHP's 50th Year

Over 100 AHP members are GOING FOR EMA GOLD with their best material in print and online published in 2019. Entering the AHP Equine Media Awards is a once-a-year-opportunity for members to be rewarded and recognized in excellence in equine media. The Equine Media Awards is open to AHP members only and offers a Publishing Media Division for publications (print and online) and media professionals as well as a Business Division for equine-related businesses, nonprofit organizations, and colleges. Winners will be announced at the 2020 AHP Equine Media Conference in Lexington, Kentucky on May 28-30, where AHP will celebrate its 50th anniversary.


View Equine Media Awards Guidelines and Classes

2020 EMA GENERAL INFORMATION [pdf] Guidelines on entering the Equine Media Awards for all members.

2020 EMA PUBLISHING MEDIA DIVISION RULES & CLASS LIST [pdf] Open to AHP Publishing Media and Media Professional Members

2020 EMA BUSINESS DIVISION RULES & CLASS LIST [pdf] Open to AHP Business, Nonprofit, and College/University Members

Entries are now closed for 2020.

2019 Overall Publication Winner - US Equestrian (Photo credit: Diana De Rosa)

Why do members enter the contest?

Rewarding accomplishment - Nothing feels better than being recognized for your work. Whether you are publication staff, a freelancer, or a business, achieving excellence in your field is rewarding and demonstrates high journalistic and media standards. All finalists receive a plaque as a class winner or a certificate for second, third or honorable mention. Staff members and freelancers love receiving these awards as recognition of their achievement.

Constructive critique - Every entry receives a constructive critique from the judges. These comments can help members to improve their skills or be applauded for a work well done.

Promotion - Members spread the news of their honors by publishing their achievements and awards to the equine world.

Resume builder - Freelancers add their awards to their resumes to build their reputation in the equine media world.

Past Awards Contests

View video of the 2019 AHP Equine Media Awards Presentations. [30 mins.]


Past awards results are available in PDF format 2002 to 2019.



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