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The AAEP’s Educational and Media Partners Program is an esteemed group of industry-leading corporations, media outlets and industry organizations dedicated to providing resources and education through the AAEP to equine veterinarians and horse owners to improve the health and welfare of the horse.

Since its inception in 2001, the AAEP Educational Partners Program has aligned the association with industry partners to help gain funding to enhance membership benefits, provide educational opportunities and make a greater impact on the health and welfare of the horse. These win-win partnerships also provide unmatched incentives to selected Educational Partners that have shown continual support of the AAEP, the AAEP Foundation and its programs. For more information on any partner or sponsorship program, contact Keith Kleine, director of industry relations, at (859) 233-0147 or 





From fierce competitors to casual trail companions, horses require careful management to keep them at their best. As the global leader in equine health, Boehringer Ingelheim Equine Health’s focus and passion is to improve the lives of horses. For us, it’s all about the horse. It’s through heart-led science that we have developed the most advanced treatments in equine health. When you partner logic with passion and heart, you get better science. And better science means better care. We have pioneered advancements in the areas of equine asthma, gastric health, PPID, vaccines, joint therapy, parasite control, and many others through products such as Aservo® EquiHaler® (ciclesonide inhalation spray), Gastrogard® (omeprazole), Ulcergard® (omeprazole), Prascend® (pergolide tablets), Vetera® Vaccines, Surpass® (1% diclofenac sodium), Legend® (hyaluronate sodium) Injectable Solution, Equioxx® (firocoxib), and more. For more information about Boehringer Ingelheim, our product portfolio and our commitment to veterinary medicine, visit

Partner since 2001 



Zoetis is focused on bringing our customers solutions to help predict, prevent, detect and treat a variety of equine conditions across the continuum of care.  Building on more than 65 years of animal health experience, Zoetis invests in research and development to bring novel and enhanced health products and technologies to market. 

Continuous Innovation
In 2018, Zoetis launched Core EQ Innovator®, the first and only vaccine to contain all core equine disease antigens to protect horses against West Nile virus, Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis, tetanus and rabies — in one injection. This ground-breaking vaccine exemplifies Zoetis’ commitment to bringing customers innovative solutions that address their evolving and most pressing healthcare challenges. In addition, Zoetis recently added Platinum Performance nutrition products and Stablelab® point-of-care diagnostic blood test to its portfolio, giving veterinarians even more ways to assist in overall equine wellness.

Advancing the Veterinary Profession
As a longtime supporter of the AAEP, Zoetis sponsors the AAEP Foundation Scholarship for students and matches donations to the AAEP Equine Memorial Giving program. Additionally, Zoetis is proud to sponsor the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (AAEVT). The company’s support of the AAEP and AAEVT is part of the Zoetis Commitment to Veterinarians™ program that supports professionals in the industry.

For more information on how Zoetis supports the equine veterinary industry and works to help horses live long, healthy lives, visit

Partner since 2001


For 25 years the team at Platinum Performance® has focused on researching the role of nutrition in equine health and developing formulas to help veterinarians improve the health and performance of the horse. Platinum Performance® remains committed to making sure that equine veterinarians have the powerful nutritional tools and information needed to benefit from cutting-edge advanced nutrition and supplementation as ways to help improve patient outcomes and complement other therapies being used in practice. As founder, Dr. Doug Herthel said, “Nutrition can be powerful, no matter what type of case you are dealing with; it’s a standard of care. Proper nutrition is an important part of practicing good medicine.”

Partner since 2002


As a global healthcare leader, Merck works to help the world be well. Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, is the global animal health business unit of Merck. We offer one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios – not only of products, but also of services and technologies – to prevent, treat and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species. Our mission – The Science of Healthier Animals – guides all of our work. Healthier animals mean a sustainable food supply, protection for humans against diseases passed from animals, and longer, healthier lives for pets.

Partner since 2002


Cargill, Inc., a proud AAEP Educational Partner, manufactures and markets some of the world's most comprehensive lines of equine nutritional products, including brands like Nutrena, Progressive Nutrition, Legends and ProElite. We provide over 80 years of experience and unmatched resources to bring advanced nutrition technology to you and your clients.

Partner since 2002


As a leader in veterinary healthcare innovation, IDEXX serves equine practitioners with advanced diagnostics and information management technologies designed to enhance practice performance and animal health. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX employs more than 9,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries.

Partner since 2006

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American Regent Animal Health, a division of American Regent, Inc., is committed to advancing animal health with proven FDA-approved products like Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). The company’s portfolio is anchored by the only FDA-approved polysulfated glycosaminoglycan products for horses and dogs, which have been relied on for over three decades by veterinarians. American Regent, Inc., a Daiichi Sankyo Group Company, manufactures and distributes human and veterinary pharmaceutical products and is committed to providing the ever-changing U.S. healthcare marketplace with a growing and diversified American Regent portfolio. For more information on American Regent Animal Health, visit or call 800-458-0163.

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Partner since 2006

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Dechra Veterinary Products is proud to be an AAEP Educational Partner. Dechra’s equine portfolio includes Osphos® (clodronate injection), Orthokine® vet irap 10 and 60, and Osteokine® (PRP). Dechra also offers Equidone® Gel (domperidone), the Vetivex® line of parenteral fluids, Phycox® EQ joint health supplements, and a comprehensive line of topical dermatologic products. The recent addition of Zimeta® (dipyrone injection) further expands Dechra’s equine offerings.

Partner since 2014



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Celebrating its 43rd year as America’s premier equine publication, EQUUS Magazine is committed to helping its audience take the best care possible of their horses while enjoying ownership to the fullest. In addition to its award-winning quarterly print magazine, EQUUS delivers vital information about horse care, management, behavior and training through its website, social media channels, membership club and podcasts. Reporting on the latest veterinary research and featuring horse care advice from experts around the world, EQUUS works in tandem with AAEP to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information about equine health and wellness available today. 

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EquiManagement is your go-to source for equine veterinary education and information on business, research and practitioner wellness. We provide information in a variety of formats to suit your busy lifestyle, so make sure you are taking advantage of all of the available content! 

We offer a quarterly print magazine to all AAEP members that you can access complete issues online. You can listen to EquiManagement’s two veterinary podcasts. The Disease Du Jour podcast is published twice a month on equine health topics and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health. The Business of Practice podcast is published twice a month on business and practitioner wellness topics and is sponsored by Dechra Veterinary Products. Make sure to visit for original articles and news. Sign up for our newsletters to get news and equine health information delivered directly to your inbox. EquiManagement Update offers you content and news on business and practitioner wellness. Research Reports provides summaries of published equine studies and presentations. 

EquiManagement is a proud partner of AAEP, NEAEP, AVMA PLIT, BEVA, WEVA, NZEVA, AMMVEE, ISELP, The EPM Society and the AAEVT.


The Horse provides hands-on participants in the horse industry with accurate, up-to-date horse health information. AAEP members, both on our editorial advisory board and beyond, are trusted sources and respected reviewers of our world-class content. We consistently reinforce the value of working with equine practitioners to provide optimal care. 

Accurate and effective communication is key to every veterinarian/client/patient relationship, and The Horse provides easy-to-use tools for educating your clients, such as Fact Sheets and Special Reports. You may print articles one-off and hand them to clients, or you may link to tools and articles in your practice newsletters with proper attribution to The Custom solutions for branding your practice are also available.

To find out more about these custom tools, contact We also offer a special The Horse magazine gift subscription discount to AAEP members. 


Vetstream Ltd is a digital publisher offering online clinical information and CPD/CE which is accessible 24/7.

Vetlexicon is the world’s largest, peer-reviewed clinical reference source, providing content for the treatment of small and large animals. Designed to assist in clinical diagnosis and treatment, the information it provides acts as a safety net, as if you have an experienced vet in the room with you. It will ensure consistency throughout practice and encourage best quality of care.

Vetacademy supplies catch-free CPD/CE for all veterinary professionals, covering all aspects of practice including clinical, management, communication, and customer service. Choose from courses suited to specialty, species, job role and timeframe.

Vetstream are a proud association partner to the AAEP. Association members receive exclusive discounts to the services - contact to find out more.