The Horse Recognized at the American Horse Publications
Annual Awards Program
KY, June 25, 2003 The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care,
a monthly publication celebrating 20 years as the leader in equine
health care news and information, and its companion Web site TheHorse.com,
the Webs premiere site for online equine health care, news
and in-depth, veterinarian-approved articles on equine health care,
were recognized June 21, 2003, at the American Horse Publications
Annual Awards Program in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Horse Publications is a non-profit professional association of more
than 290 publications, individuals and businesses dedicated to promoting
better understanding and communication within the equine publishing
industry. Since its inception in 1970, the American Horse Publications
Annual Awards Program has recognized excellence in editorial content
and graphic design.
a wonderful way to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of The Horse,
commented Stacy V. Bearse, President and CEO of Blood-Horse Publications.
The AHP Awards recognize the creativity and contributions
of our staff, and their committed service to our readers.
Horse and TheHorse.com earned first place awards for the following:
Seattle Slews Successful Surgery, by Kim Herbert
in the News Reporting category; Emergency Shoe Removal,
by Sharon Biggs for the Instructional Single Article category; and
in the Electronic Publication category, TheHorse.com took top honors.
Second place in the Color Editorial Design category went to Beth
McCoy for her Rodeo Horses,; third place prizes went
to West Nile Virus Alert!, by Kim Herbert and Stephanie
Church for Horse Care, and David Stoeckleins Rodeo Horses
in the Open Color Editorial Photograph division.
Horse is published by Blood-Horse Publications, an international
publishing house for top Thoroughbred and general equine magazines,
books, and videos. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications publishes
The Blood-Horse, the Thoroughbred industry's leading weekly news
and information magazine; the official Kentucky Derby and World
Thoroughbred Championship/Breeders' Cup souvenir magazines; Auction
Edge, and Keeneland magazine. Blood-Horse Publications also publishes
books and videos under the Eclipse Press banner. In addition, Blood-Horse
Publications also operates Exclusively Equine, its e-commerce and
mail-order catalogue division; and a family of leading Web sites
including bloodhorse.com and TheHorse.com.