2018: Emily Holowczak

2018: Emily Holowczak

COLLEGE ATTENDED: Mount Holyoke College

MAJOR: Creative Writing, Magazine Writing, English Literature

CONFERENCE SHE WON AWARD: The Hunt for Excellence, Hunt Valley, Maryland

CAREER GOAL: Equine Journalism, currently freelancing for Equestrian Living and Practical Horseman

2013: April Leonard

2013: April Leonard

COLLEGE ATTENDED: Cazenovia College, New York

MAJOR: Equine Business Management

SEMINAR SHE WON AWARD: AHP Meet at the Peak Seminar, Colorado Springs, Colorado

CURRENT POSITION: Staff Writer at JRPR, an equestrian public relations company in Wellington, Florida

2012: Dani Moritz-Long

2012: Dani Moritz-Long

COLLEGE ATTENDED: William Woods University, Missouri

MAJOR: Communications Journalism & Public Relations and Equine General Studies (Equine Media)

SEMINAR SHE WON AWARD: AHP Ride Into History Seminar, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

CURRENT POSITION: Works for Disney Vacation Club and JRPR. Lives in Orlando, Florida with husband, Alex.

2010: Hailey Elin Harroun

2010: Hailey Elin Harroun

COLLEGE ATTENDED: Oklahoma State University

MAJOR: Double major of Pre-Veterinary Animal Science and Agricultural Communications

SEMINAR SHE WON AWARD: AHP 40th Anniversary Seminar, Lexington, Kentucky

CURRENT POSITION: After graduating from Oklahoma State in May 2010, Hailey attended veterinary school at Colorado State University and graduated in 2014. She is a Captain in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps.

2009: Erica Larson Spradling

2009: Erica Larson Spradling

COLLEGE ATTENDED: Michigan State University

MAJOR: Journalism with external specialty in Equine Science

SEMINAR SHE WON AWARD: AHP Free Rein in the Big Easy Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana

CURRENT POSITION: News Editor, The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care. She is married to Adam Spradling and lives in Lexington, Kentucky. Currently, Erica competes in three-day eventing with her off-the-track Thoroughbred, Dorado.