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APHA magazines win Livestock Publications Council Awards

Two APHA magazines were recently recognized for outstanding work in the livestock publication industry. The Paint Horse Journal and its sister publication Paint Horse Racing—now part of APHA’s speed-focused magazine, Flash—won four awards at the 2014 Livestock Publications Council Annual Awards Contest, which took place July 26-30 at the Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana.

rst Place

  • Feature/Human Interest—”Lady Loopers,” written by Rebekah Holt, October 2013 Paint Horse Journal
  • Marketing Article, Association—”Marketing Paints Abroad,” written by Milt Toby, July 2013 Paint Horse Racing

Second Place

  • National Show Coverage—”Come One Come All,” written by the Paint Horse Journal Staff, September 2013 Paint Horse Journal
  • Technical Article, Association—”The Sum of the Parts” written by Tracy Gantz, October 2013 Paint Horse Racing 
Honorable Mention

  • Instructional Story, Association—”From Start to Show,” written by Jessica Hein, January–June 2013 Paint Horse Journal

“These four awards from the Livestock Publications Council recognize the breadth of editorial we strive to include in our publications—from human-interest profiles about APHA members to in-depth marketing and conformation articles to event coverage, there’s certainly something for everyone in the pages of the Paint Horse Journal and its sister publications, Flash and Chrome,” Director of Publications Jessica Hein said. “We are honored to have our publications rise to the top for editorial excellence in a broad and talented field of livestock industry publications.”

Subscribing to the Paint Horse Journal is easy—and you’ll receive Flash free, too! Simply visit phj.apha.com/subscription to subscribe, renew or give a gift of the only publication dedicated to Paint Horses. APHA members receive preferred rates on a Paint Horse Journal subscription or renewal—to become part of the APHA family, visit join.apha.com.

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About APHA

The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.