Your Guide to Equine Health Care

AHP Names the 2017 Student Travel Award Winners

Annise Montplaisir, Taylor Pence, and Kaycie Timm will receive a $750 travel award to attend the 2017 AHP conference.

No account yet? Register


Searching for students with a passion for both horses and publishing is what American Horse Publications (AHP) has been doing since 1993. The AHP Student Award competition has discovered a long list of talented young people who have become an asset to the equine publishing industry.

Three students have risen to the top to become 2017 AHP Student Award finalists. They have earned an opportunity to meet leading equine industry professionals and discuss career possibilities during the AHP Equine Media Conference. Each Travel Award Winner will receive a $750 travel award to attend Saddle Up for Scottsdale, in Scottsdale, Arizona, on June 15-17 for three days of educational sessions and related activities.

The 2017 Student Travel Award winners are:

Annise Montplaisir (North Dakota State University)

A Christmas pony led Montplaisir to a 4-H project and Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association equestrian team competition. From a volunteer racetrack ambassador at the North Dakota Horse Park, she progressed to a media relations intern establishing her career path in publishing. Her first freelance article published in Young Rider magazine piloted her to a position as American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA’s) online communications and publications intern in

Create a free account with to view this content. is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into

Start your free account today!

Already have an account?
and continue reading.


No account yet? Register

Written by:

Related Articles

Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with

FREE weekly newsletters from

Sponsored Content

Weekly Poll

sponsored by:

This poll is no longer accepting votes

Which hoof problem do you encounter most often in your horses?
342 votes · 342 answers

Readers’ Most Popular

Sign In

Don’t have an account? Register for a FREE account here.

Need to update your account?

You need to be logged in to fill out this form

Create a free account with!