January 23, 2009 — The Equine Network, a publishing group of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORC), welcomes Rick Swan as associate publisher of Horse & Rider magazine. As associate publisher, Rick will lead the advertising sales efforts for Horse & Rider as well as handling accounts in the barn, trailer and Western apparel categories.
Swan comes to Horse & Rider with extensive knowledge and experience in the Western horse world. In addition to more than 18 years with equine publications, including recent positions with Western Horseman and Equestrian Retailer, Swan is a seasoned horseman, reining competitor and owner of an American Quarter Horse, anAmerican Paint Horse and a Morgan. Swan received his MBA from the University of Colorado.
“Rick brings a wealth of equine industry experience to our team, and we are looking forward to have him on board with Horse & Rider,” said Associate Group Publishing Director Dave Andrick.
Horse & Rider magazine provides horse owners with the expert advice they seek through how-to articles from Team Horse & Rider–12 renowned experts in the Western arena, including Clinton Anderson, Al Dunning, Bob Avila and Stacy Westfall–and from other top trainers, veterinarians and horse behaviorists.
Those interested in advertising in Horse & Rider may contact Swan at [email protected] or (480) 471-4671.
The Equine Network, a publishing group of Source Interlink Media, LLC, publishes Horse & Rider, EQUUS, Practical Horseman, Dressage Today, Arabian Horse World,EquiShopper and Discover Horses at the Kentucky Horse Park magazines and produces the websites EquiSearch.com, Equine.com and EquiShopper.com. Source Interlink Media, LLC, is a subsidiary of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORC), a media and marketing services company. Source Interlink is one of the largest publishers of magazines and online content for enthusiast audiences and a leading distributor of home entertainment products, including DVDs, music CDs, magazines, games, books and related items. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.sourceinterlink.com.