AQHA Magazines, Website Take Honors

Writers, photographers and designers for AQHA Publications won six first-place awards June 20 during the annual seminar of American Horse Publications.

America’s Horse, The American Quarter Horse Journal, AQHA.com and the Q-Racing Journal earned first-place awards at the recent American Horse Publications seminar.

Writers, photographers and designers for AQHA Publications won six first-place awards June 20 during the annual seminar of American Horse Publications.

America’s Horse, The American Quarter Horse Journal, AQHA.com and the Q-Racing Journal all earned first-place awards.

“It makes me proud that our AQHA Publications team is respected by the leaders of the publications industry,” said Craig Huffhines, AQHA executive vice president. “I believe our subscribers agree with them.”

In the prestigious general excellence for association publications category, the Journal was first and America’s Horse was second, with recognition for editors Becky Newell and Holly Clanahan, as well as art director Tim Archer.

Other awards were:

First Place

  • “The Ride of My Life” by Holly Clanahan in America’s Horse
  • “A Compounded Relationship” by Larri Jo Starkey and Becky Newell in the Journal
  • “The Honky-Tonk Kid” by Abigail Boatwright in America’s Horse
  • 2014 AQHA World Championship Show Multimedia Coverage by the Journal staff on AQHA.com
  • Q-Racing Journal digital edition by the Q-Racing Journal staff

Second Place

  • “The Right Side of the Line" by Abigail Boatwright in the Journal
  • America’s Horse digital edition by the America’s Horse staff

Third Place

  • “Use Caution With Compounding” by Andrea Caudill in Q-Racing Journal
  • “The Kindest Cut” by Larri Jo Starkey in the Journal
  • “A Roaring Success” by the Journal staff in the Journal

Honorable Mentions

  • “Haltering and Bridling” by Holly Clanahan and Buster McLaury in America’s Horse
  • “Nikeela Black” by Andrea Caudill in Q-Racing Journal
  • “Western Civilization” advertisement by David Brown in the Journal
  • “The Cowboys of Barthle Brothers Ranch” cover page by Justin Foster and Larri Jo Starkey in the Journal

American Horse Publications is an association of equine industry professionals who care about horses and the communication of equine information. The annual seminar awards program recognizes excellence in equine publishing.

AQHA Publications is the publishing arm of AQHA.

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