Event Detail

This event is for AHP Members Only. Please log into your account before registering to see the available options. Contact Chris at ahorsepubs@aol.com for login assistance. Not a member? Click here to join.


The Ever-Changing Media Landscape

Attending the 2023 AHP Equine Media Conference provides cutting-edge educational resources on the latest trends in media,

encourages best business practices and journalism standards, and connects the industry through networking sessions and opportunities.

The annual AHP Equine Media Conference includes two days of educational sessions

plus special evening events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The conference is the number one place in the equine industry to network with equine media and members of AHP. 

The 2023 Equine Media Awards winners are announced on Saturday night for members’ work published in 2022.


Attendee List as of 6.19.2023

Schedule of Events as of 6.16.2023


Hotel Reservations

Hotel Headquarters: DoubleTree by Hilton – Phoenix-Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
 Visit hotel website
“Your warm cookie is waiting.”

The cutoff date for the group block has ended.

Chris has a limited number of group rates available.

Please email her at ahorsepubs@aol.com.

Airport/Hotel Transportation Options
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX)
Hotel offers a Complimentary Airport Shuttle (Call from Baggage Claim)
Complimentary Hotel Self-Parking


Conference Registration

Online registration closes June 16, 2023.

After June 16, please contact Chris Brune at ahorsepubs@aol.com to register and pay online.


All registrants must agree to an Assumption of Risk Waiver.  Download and save the PDF to your computer. Sign the waiver and save the file under your name.
Choose your file and upload it in the field on the registration form or email to
AHP does not collect or share personal registration information.

AHP Members Only Full Registration Fees
Full registration fee includes all sessions, breakfast, and lunch on Friday and Saturday PLUS events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings          
$275: Media Industry or Nonprofit Member Staff
$275: Media Professional Member
$375: Affiliate Business Member Staff
$125: Student Member

AHP Members Only One-Day Registration Fees (Friday or Saturday)
One-day registration includes all sessions and meals on Friday or Saturday.
$175: Media Industry or Nonprofit Member Staff 
$175: Media Professional Member  
$275: Affiliate Business Member Staff


Ready to Register? Scroll to the end and click on Register Now 


Thursday “Old Town Scottsdale Tour”

June 22, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $40
Known as the “West’s Most Western Town,” Scottsdale, Arizona, has rich agricultural roots but today it’s a vibrant city
filled with spas and resorts, galleries, boutiques and diverse cuisine. It’s also home to several well-known horse trainers.
Experience Old Town Scottsdale in your own way during this tour planned just for AHP members attending the Meet at the Mesa
Conference. The bus will leave from the Doubletree Hotel at 9 a.m. sharp and drop you off in Old Town 
where you’ll have more than four hours on foot to explore everything this colorful Western-centric area has to offer. 
The bus will leave at 2:30 p.m. and return to the hotel.
Tour requires a separate registration form and fee. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP.


Frequently Asked Questions


How late can I register?

Online prepaid registrations are accepted until Friday, June 16, 2023
After June 16, please contact Chris Brune at ahorsepubs@aol.com to register and pay online.


What if I was issued a priority code?

If you have been given a PRIORITY CODE, please enter the code on your registration form in the required field.
Code can be used only one time per registrant. Members who earned referral credits will be notified by email.


How do I submit registrations for additional staff?

Additional staff registrations and/or guest charges.


Media Industry, Affiliate Business, and Nonprofit members may register additional staff during the initial registration process
by clicking on the option “Add Another Person” after you complete your registration.


All registrants may add guest meal charges for non-registrants attending a meal event.
Click on “Add Another Person” after completing your registration to select the meals your guest(s) will be attending.
Guest Charges for Meals
Welcome Reception - $25
Friday Breakfast - $35
Friday Luncheon - $40
Friday Evening Event - $60
Saturday Breakfast - $35
Saturday Luncheon - $40
EMA Dinner & Reception - $95


Can a staff member attend the evening events who is not registered for a full or one day registration?

Yes, they can. There is a separate registration for single events for members only.
Welcome Reception Members Only (Thursday Night) $25
Special Awards Reception and Party Members Only (Friday Night) $60
Awards Reception and Dinner Only (Saturday Night)  $95


How do I make changes to my existing registration?

Registrants can't modify their existing registration once it's been paid and finalized without assistance.
Please contact Chris at ahorsepubs@aol.com.
She will make any edits or additions to your registration and send you an invoice for the balance.
Balance must be prepaid before June 16. 


How do I get a receipt?

Once you have completed your registration, click on “Finalize Registration” to pay online. 
You will receive a notification of your registration and payment from chris@americanhorsepubs.org


What if I need to cancel my registration?

Registration Cancellation & Refund Policy
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • If circumstances change and you can no longer attend the 2023 AHP Conference, you may cancel your registration by providing written notice to Chris Brune at ahorsepubs@aol.com.
  • Registrations will be refunded in full if you notify AHP of your cancellation in writing on or before midnight, EST, Friday, June 16, 2023.
  • There will be no refunds given for any cancellations received after June 16, 2023. 


Who do I contact for assistance registering?

For assistance with registering or questions about attending the conference, contact: Chris Brune, ahorsepubs@aol.com.


What is the address to ship items for the AHP Equine Media Center or Sponsors?

Shipments should arrive no earlier than Friday, June 16 and by Tuesday, June 20
Ship to:
Christine W. Brune
American Horse Publications Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone 480-967-1441 
E-mail: ahorsepubs@aol.com / 386-290-3253


AHP Conference Staff – See you in Tempe!

Chris Brune, AHP Executive Director ahorsepubs@aol.com.
Carol Aldridge, Conference Management Director, carol@equineofficesolutions.com
Judy Lincoln, Administrative Assistant, ahorsepubs2@aol.com

“We learn better when we are together.”