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The Foundation for the Horse Campaign Culminates with Over $12 Million in Support
February 01, 2023

The Foundation for the Horse today announced that its “Taking the Lead – The Campaign for the Horse” concluded Dec. 31 after three years and $12,034,260...

AAEP Publishes Lawsonia intracellularis (Equine Proliferative Enteropathy) Guidelines
January 30, 2023

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to assist veterinarians with clinical signs, risk...

The Foundation for the Horse Awards Over $190,000 in Support of Exceptional Science by Accomplished Researchers
December 16, 2022

Helping advance promising research focused on improving the lives of all equines, The Foundation for the Horse has awarded its inaugural Innovation and...

Horse Doctors Blaze New Trails at AAEP Convention in San Antonio
December 05, 2022

Solutions to everyday practice challenges with added emphasis on sustainability of the profession took center stage at the American Association of Equine...

Six Impactful Equine Research Projects Supported by The Foundation for the Horse
December 02, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse has awarded $110,277 for six innovative equine research projects conducted by AAEP-member graduate students, residents, or...

The Foundation for the Horse Announces $11.4 Million in Support
December 01, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse, which in 2020 initiated its first-ever campaign “Taking the Lead – The Campaign for the Horse,” has announced $11.4 million...

Arizona Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors
November 21, 2022

Tegan Easton, DVM, MS, owner of Phoenix Equine Veterinary Services in Scottsdale, Ariz., has joined the board of directors of the American Association of...

Texas Practice Owner, Internal Medicine Specialist to Lead the AAEP in 2023
November 21, 2022

Dr. Rob Franklin, partner at Fredericksburg Equine in Fredericksburg, Texas, as well as co-founder and mission coordinator at animal nutritional supplement...

Dr. Nat White Receives AAEP’s Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award 
November 21, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) presented its 2022 Sage Kester “Beyond the Call” Award to Nathaniel A. White II, DVM, MS, DACVS for...

Dr. Harold Schott Receives AAEP’s Distinguished Educator – Academic Award 
November 21, 2022

Harold Schott, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, professor of large animal clinical sciences at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, received the...

Dr. Monty McInturff Receives 2022 AAEP President’s Award 
November 21, 2022

Monty McInturff, DVM, who has led the charge on a three-year, $10 million comprehensive campaign initiated by The Foundation for the Horse in January 2020,...

California-Based Radiology Consultant Joins AAEP Board of Directors 
November 21, 2022

Elizabeth “Betsy” Charles, DVM, MA, a radiology consultant in Murrieta, Calif., and vice president of learning and leadership development for Southfield,...

AAEP Bestows Distinguished Life Member Award Upon Dr. Richard Mitchell
November 21, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioner (AAEP) presented its 2022 Distinguished Life Member Award to Richard Mitchell, DVM, MRCVS, DACVSMR, co-founder...

Five Future Horse Doctors Receive $5,000 Zoetis Foundation Scholarships from The Foundation for the Horse 
November 20, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse has awarded $5,000 Zoetis Foundation Scholarships to five exceptional veterinary students pursuing future careers in equine...

Kansas State University Veterinary Student Receives 2nd Annual Dr. Bill Rood Leadership Scholarship from The Foundation for the Horse
November 20, 2022

Bailey Fritz, a dual degree DVM–Ph.D. student at Kansas State University, is the 2022 recipient of the $5,000 Dr. Bill Rood Leadership Scholarship. Managed...

Five Dedicated Equine Veterinary Students Awarded $5,000 Merck Animal Health Scholarships by The Foundation for the Horse
November 20, 2022

Five outstanding veterinary students intent on careers in equine practice have received $5,000 Merck Animal Health Scholarships awarded by The Foundation for...

Equine Glandular Gastric Disease Researcher at Louisiana State University Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow
November 20, 2022

Linda Paul, DVM, DACVIM-LA, a Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical and Veterinary Medical Sciences at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine,...

Five Aspiring Horse Doctors Awarded $5,000 Oakwood Foundation Scholarships by The Foundation for the Horse
November 20, 2022

Five accomplished equine veterinary students received $5,000 Oakwood Foundation Scholarships, made possible by the generosity of Renee and John Grisham’s...

University of Illinois Ph.D. Student Receives AAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow from The Foundation for the Horse
November 20, 2022

Rebecca Bishop, DVM, MS, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, received the AAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow...

Dual DVM/Ph.D. Student at University of Illinois Awarded The Foundation for the Horse Research Fellow
November 20, 2022

Samantha Hammack, a dual DVM/Ph.D. candidate at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, received The Foundation for the Horse Research Fellow...

Texas Practitioner Selected for 2022 Good Works Grand Prize
November 19, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) salutes Dr. Beau Whitaker, a partner at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital in Salado, Texas, as recipient of...

The Foundation for the Horse Announces 2022 Recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarships
October 31, 2022

Four future horse doctors currently in their fourth year of outstanding veterinary school performance are the 2022 recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch...

Contura Vet Joins AAEP Educational Partner Program
October 10, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners today announced the addition of Contura Vet as an Educational Partner. Contura Vet joins a distinguished group...

Dr. Charlotte Kin Honored as AAEP’s Good Works Recipient for August
September 21, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) congratulates Dr. Charlotte Kin, the August honoree of the Good Works for Horses campaign, whose...

AAEP Encourages National Reining Horse Association to Reconsider Sedative Rule
September 15, 2022

Under the guidance of our Welfare & Public Policy Advisory Council, the AAEP has submitted a letter to the National Reining Horse Association asking the...

Minnesota Sports Medicine Practitioner Appointed AAEP Vice President
September 12, 2022

Tracy Turner, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR, owner of Turner Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery in Stillwater, Minn., has been appointed the 2023 vice president of...

Dr. Chris Huth Receives AAEP Good Works Distinction for July
August 25, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends Dr. Chris Huth, the July honoree of the Good Works for Horses campaign, for his volunteer...

Equine Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Guidelines Now Available from the AAEP
August 09, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to assist practitioners with diagnostics,...

Dr. Beau Whitaker Honored as AAEP Good Works Recipient for June
July 19, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) applauds Dr. Beau Whitaker, the June honoree of the Good Works for Horses campaign, whose volunteer...

Equine Practitioners Will Blaze New Trails at 2022 AAEP Annual Convention in San Antonio
July 13, 2022

Equine veterinarians and veterinary students will negotiate the changing practice landscape with transformational knowledge, skills, best practices and support...