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Climbing Mt. Debt: Integrating Student Loan Repayment Into a Personal Financial Wellness Plan

Written by Tony Bartels, DVM, MBA Originally appearing in AAEP Proceedings, Vol. 62 For those entering veterinary school in the Fall of 2016, the...

360°: Back Pain & Pelvic Dysfunction Instructors

Dr. David Frisbie, Program Chair Dr. Frisbie began his professional career after obtaining both a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and...

Business Briefs: Should I Pay Off My Loan Early?

There are several factors for equine veterinarians to consider when thinking about paying off a loan early.   Written by Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA,...

When is it Time to Retire?

By: Amy Grice, VMD, MBA Originally posted in EquiManagement on Jan. 26, 2017 Everyone is an individual when it comes to retirement decisions. Some...

When Equine Veterinarians Become Parents

By: Amy Grice, VMD, MBA Recently, a robust discussion began on the Parenting Rounds of the AAEP listserv. A pregnant veterinarian asked for advice on...

Disaster Relief Fund to Assist Horses Impacted by California Fires

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting monetary donations to help horses affected by the...

Practical Critical Care the Focus of AAEP 2018 Resort Symposium

The newest treatment techniques in emergency care will be presented during the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 20th Annual Resort...

General Equine Health
Ask the Vet

Pose your equine health questions for our expert, Dr. Shanna Nelson of Fox Creek Veterinary Hospital in Wildwood, MO, during October on topics related to...

Meet Our Presenters

The presenters at the 2018 Resort Symposium comprise leading authorities from academia and private practice in the fields of internal medicine, surgery, and...

AAEP Foundation Disaster Relief Fund Accepting Donations to Assist Horses Affected by Hurricane Harvey

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting aid to help horses in Texas, Louisiana and...

Rhinebeck Equine LLP Review

This internship is an amazing opportunity to work with fantastic doctors both in the hospital and in the field. I was looking for a well rounded internship...

Resort Symposium Program

Monday, January 29 Sponsored Session 11-11:45 a.m. Emerging Trends in Equine Diagnostics - Scott Moffit Presented by...

Rhinebeck Equine LLP Review

This internship is well-rounded and bolstered by excellent mentorship. Rotating through both hospital (surgery/anesthesia and medicine) and ambulatory services...

Colic Research Symposium Program

All sessions will take place in Patterson Ballroom - Lower Level B   Tuesday, July 18 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Welcome and Physiology/Pathophysiology...

AAEP Foundation To Host 12th International Equine Colic Research Symposium

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation will host the 12th International Equine Colic Research Symposium, July 18-20, 2017, in...

Clinical Guidelines for Veterinarians Treating the Performance Horse

Introduction Performance horses compete in a wide range of athletic activities and a majority of AAEP members provide care to this type of horse. The...

Thoroughbred Race Day Injury Management

Created by the AAEP’s Racing Committee, the Thoroughbred Race Day Injury Management Guidelines provide protocols for appropriate preparation, response and...

AAEP Publishes Guidelines for Race Day Injury Management of Thoroughbreds

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has developed and published comprehensive guidelines for the emergency race-day management of injured...

Castration: From Stallion to Gelding

Castration is a surgical procedure performed by a veterinarian that is defined as the removal of the testicles of a male horse. The procedure can be...

Equine Dental Care: What Every Horse Owner Should Know

By Rob Arnott, DVMHorses have been around for many, many years. Some experts have determined from fossil evidence that horses have existed for over 55 million...

Colic: Minimizing its Incidence and Impact in your Horse

Colic is the number-one killer of horses. The good news is that most cases of colic are mild and resolve with simple medical treatment, and sometimes with no...

Colic: Updates and Prevention

By Dr. Nancy LovingColic is one of those emergency crises that horse owners seek to avoid.  Based on information from the National Animal Health...

Can You Prevent Colic?

Colic. The very word makes you shudder. It seems to happen at any time and place and to any horse. As common as colic is, it remains misconstrued and lacks...

COLIC WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU AND YOUR HORSE

By David E. Freeman, MVB, PhD, Diplomate ACVS Although colic surgery was considered hopeless 60 years ago, today it can save horses from devastating...

Laminitis: Prevention & Treatment

Every day veterinarians across the country see hundreds of cases of laminitis, a painful disease that affects the horse's feet. What is especially alarming is...

Emergency Preparedness: Being Prepared During Times of Disaster. Important Tips for Horse Owners

Written by the AAEPIn the event of a disaster, your veterinarian knows how important it is for you as a horse owner to have pre-planned actions and proper...

Help Us Help Horses

By Nathaniel White II, DVM, MS, DACVS Since its inception in 1994, the AAEP Foundation has allocated more than $750,000 dollars to equine research,...

Evaluation & Care of Newborn Foals

By L.R.R. Costa, MV, MS, DACVIMIdentifying the Signs of Impending Parturition The normal gestation period of mares varies from 320 to 360 days. As a mare...

The Equine Foot

By Brad R. Jackman, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVSIntroductionThe foot of the horse is a very unique structure that undergoes a tremendous amount of strain and...

Wounds in Horses

By Written by: Spencer Barber, DVM, DACVSFirst Aid / Emergency Care - Sep 30th, 04Despite owners providing excellent facilities, wounds are common in all types...