A native of Pennsylvania Whitney began riding hunters/ jumpers and hunter paces in 1988 and continued to ride and compete competitively until 1998.
Emily has worked in the horse industry for over 30 years. She has worked for three publications: The Thoroughbred Record , The American Saddlebred, and USDF Connection.
In 1995, Karen teamed up with Stacey Small and launched a quarterly newsletter, Holistic Horse, to spread the word about Integrative Medicine for horses.
Katie is a freelance writer who has worked for multiple AHP members over the past decade. She first joined AHP in the early 2000’s as a student member and then joined as an individual member after graduating from the State University of New York at Geneseo with a B.A. in Communications.
Ever since graduating from Purdue University in 1997, Jeremy has worked only in publishing. He joined American Farriers Journal in 2008 as an associate editor for its magazine and website. In 2016, he became publisher of AFJ.
Diana is a veteran equestrian journalist, who has traveled the world and recorded history for over 30 years.
In 1992, Chris took on the role of Executive Director and holds the record of attending every seminar since her first one. Her family showed Quarter Horses, both regionally and nationally, for many years.
As a freelance communicator and photographer, Kate believes her professional experience in both the equine and communications industries can bring an outside perspective to the issues facing AHP.
Kathy brings energy, expertise, and an infectious positive attitude to her role as an AHP Director.
Jennifer is a senior editor at Western Horseman and a former AHP Student Award Winner.
Every year since 2001, Barrie has designed the AHP Annual Seminar logo and numerous other logos for the association. She earned the Chris Brune Spirit Award in 2006 and was inducted into the AHP Circle of Champions in 2013.
Larri Jo works as an editor for The American Quarter Horse Journal, where she can indulge her passions for writing, editing, photography and the American Quarter Horse.
Pat became involved with American Horse Publications in 1998. He is one of only three individuals who have served two terms as AHP President, in 2007-2008 and 2015-2016.
Judy was Managing Editor for Eastern/Western Quarter Horse Journal for 16 years, where she had the opportunity to be involved with AHP members, awards contests, and seminars. Judy grew up showing American Quarter Horses nationally with her family.