AUTHOR AND ATTORNEY MILT TOBY is vice-president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the country’s largest organization dedicated to freelance writers. He won the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award for Dancer’s Image: The Forgotten Story of the 1968 Kentucky Derby, and two American Horse Publications Editorial Awards for Dancer’s Image and for Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred’s Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky.
A frequent speaker on legal issues and the publishing industry, Toby lives in Central Kentucky with his wife, equine veterinarian Roberta Dwyer; a Dalmatian; a Doberman; and a fat, orange rescue cat named Plumpkin. Toby's next book, Taking Shergar: Thoroughbred Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case, was released in 2018.
Toby presented two legal sessions, Media Law Update and Negotiating 101, at the 2018 AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
- Media Law Update 2018 - Milton C. Toby [pdf]
- Negotiations 101: A Skill Set for Freelancers and Editors - Milton C. Toby [pdf]
Toby also presented an AHP webinar, What Does "Fair Use" Really Mean? [AUDIO RECORDING]