Blood-Horse Publications Wins AHP Awards

Bloodhorse.com won top award for Equine-Related Publishing Media Website.

Blood-Horse Publications received several awards June 20 at the American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Awards Program held at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

This year's contest, for material published in 2014, drew entries from 115 AHP members and total entries increased from 736 in 2014 to 837. Seventy-two members were named finalists.

Blood-Horse Publications and staff received the following honors:

FIRST PLACE
Equine-Related Publishing Media Website (11 entries): Blood-Horse, for BloodHorse.com. Tom LaMarra, Online Content Manager; Ron Mitchell, Online Managing Editor; Claire Novak, Online Features Editor; Chris Wittmer, Adam Spradling, and Jennifer Whittle, Web Producers.

Online Equine-Related Longform Journalism (7 entries): Blood-Horse, for Memories of a Master, by John Scheinman. Kim Reeves, Designer. Claire Novak, Online Features Editor. Jim McCue, Photographer. Tim McCue, Videographer. Published on BloodHorse.com.

SECOND PLACE
Online Equine-Related Longform Journalism (7 entries): Blood-Horse, for Waiting and Waiting for Crowning Glory, by Frank Angst. Kim Reeves, Designer. Claire Novak, Online Features Editor. Anne M. Eberhardt, Visuals Director. Published on BloodHorse.com.

Personality Profile, Single Article: Keeneland Magazine, for Dual Passions, by Sue Wylie. Photos by Kirk Schlea.

THIRD PLACE
Editorial Action Photograph (13 entries): Blood-Horse, for "Four Off The Floor", by Anne M. Eberhardt, Photographer.

Held since 1974, the AHP Annual Awards Contest provides members with an opportunity to be recognized for excellence in equine publishing as well as professional critiques for improvement.