The Path to a Career in the Equine Media Industry Begins Here

Apply for the 2024 AHP Equine Media Student Award and start paving the way to the career of your future.

Applications Due January 30, 2024

High school seniors and undergraduate college students under 25 are eligible to enter the 2024 AHP Equine Media Student Award. American Horse Publications will present two applicants with a travel award of $1,000 to attend the 2024 AHP Equine Media Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, May 16-18, 2024. The travel award winners also receive complimentary conference registration and student membership. All Student Award applicants will receive a free one-year membership to AHP. The finalists can attend educational sessions and network with equine media professionals and businesses.

A panel of media professionals interviews the finalists and selects the 2024 AHP Equine Media Student Award winner, announced during the conference. Equine Network, LLC presents cash awards to finalists.

The 2023 AHP Student Award Winner, Josie Mac Fladager, is currently a senior at Tarleton State University, majoring in Agricultural communications with an equine science certification, Fladager became the 32nd student to claim the title of AHP Equine Media Student Award Winner at the 2023 AHP Equine Media Conference held in Tempe, Arizona this past June.

Student Award applicants are required to submit a completed application form plus additional required information via email by January 30, 2024. Eligible students may access guidelines and an application on the AHP website at

AHP encourages high school, college, and graduate students under 25 to JOIN AHP for a yearly membership dues of $35. The AHP CAREERTRACK includes student internship opportunities and job listings AHP members offer. To share information with students who dream of a career on email media, download and share the one-sheet, Horses + Media = AHP.

For more information on AHP and its student programs, visit our website at or contact Judy Lincoln, AHP Student Programs Coordinator, at

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AHP (American Horse Publications) is a professional association of equine-related media, professionals, associations, and businesses. Established in 1970, AHP has promoted better relationships and communication within the equine media industry. Since 1993, the AHP Student Award program has continued to promote awareness of the career opportunities available to students.

For more information, contact: Judy Lincoln
(386) 760-7743

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