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Paint Horse Journal honored with 2018 APEX Awards

APHA’s publications, the Paint Horse Journal and Chrome, were recently acknowledged as exceptional magazines in the 2018 Apex Awards for Publication Excellence.

The Paint Horse Journal earned the Award of Excellence in the Magazines, Journals & Tabloids–Print +32 pages category. “Pushing Buttons,” written by Jessica Hein for Chrome, received the Award of Excellence in the Writing–Interviews & Personal Profiles category.

The APEX Awards recognize excellence in graphic design, editorial content and overall excellence in communication. The awards are sponsored by the editors of Writer’s Web Watch, a branch of Communications Concepts, Inc., located in Springfield, Virginia.

“Each year we enter publications in the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence we know we will be going up against some of the best publications in the world,” Director of Publications Jessica Hein said. “Having the honor of receiving not one, but two awards for our publications reiterates how proud we are of producing enjoyable content for Paint Horse lovers across the globe.” 

The 2018 APEX competition had more than 1,400 entries with some of the toughest international competition. Entries came from various types of publications in multiple fields, including airlines, universities and for-profit companies. The success of the Paint Horse Journal and “Pushing Buttons” amongst a tough field of competition goes to reaffirm APHA’s place as a leader in the equine industry.

The Paint Horse Journal is a monthly publication by APHA; current APHA members receive a discount on their subscription. Subscribe or renew at apha.com/phj/subscribe.


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About APHA

The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded in 1962. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.