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AAEP Leadership Program

The AAEP is pleased to announce the launch of its newly developed leadership training program, AAEP Lead.  Our goal is to provide younger members of the equine veterinary profession with leadership skills and training to further their professional developmLeadent and growth.

AAEP Lead will take place the weekend of October 15-17, 2021, in Lexington, Ky., at the AAEP Headquarters located at the Kentucky Horse Park. Participation is limited to 15 members who have graduated veterinary school within the last 15 years.  Travel, lodging, meals and training expenses will be covered for this inaugural event.

Learn more about the program content and schedule here.

How to Apply:

If you’d like to attend AAEP Lead, please send a statement of interest, a current CV and one letter of recommendation to the AAEP Member Engagement Committee at the following email - - by August 1, 2021.  Your statement of interest should express why you believe you should be considered and how this educational experience will make you a better veterinarian and contributor to the veterinary profession as an AAEP member.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions.