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AAEP Applauds Introduction of PAST Act in the U.S. House of Representatives
October 13, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends representatives Steve Cohen (TN-09), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),...

The Foundation for the Horse awards nearly $640,000 for programs benefiting the welfare of the horse
October 06, 2021

The Foundation for the Horse has approved $638,922 in grants for 31 programs and projects committed to The Foundation’s mission of improving the welfare of...

The Foundation for the Horse working with Veterinary Groups Providing Hurricane Ida Equine Relief
August 30, 2021

More help needed; donations welcome With the arrival of Hurricane Ida as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 mph, one of the strongest hurricanes ever to...

Diagnostic Imaging Expert from Kentucky Appointed AAEP Vice President
August 16, 2021

Katherine Garrett, DVM, DACVS, shareholder and director of diagnostic imaging at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., has been appointed 2022...

Celebrate Equine Practice at the 2021 AAEP Annual Convention in Nashville
August 12, 2021

Event marks return of in-person learning; virtual option also available Equine veterinarians and veterinary students will write the next verse of their...

Synchrony, Provider of CareCredit Financing Solution, Joins AAEP Educational Partner Program
July 22, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners today welcomed Synchrony, provider of the CareCredit financing solution for health, veterinary and personal...

Sept. 1 Deadline to Apply for Equine Research Fellows Scholarships
July 14, 2021

Applications are being accepted until Sept. 1 for The Foundation for the Horse Past Presidents’ and EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows scholarships for...

The Foundation for the Horse Opens Application for $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarships
June 16, 2021

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting applications through July 28 for the Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships. Three distinguished veterinary...

Request Grant Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by June 30
June 11, 2021

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting applications for funding from nonprofit organizations that share its mission to improve the welfare of horses. The...

AAEP Statement on Appointments to the Horseracing Integrity & Safety Authority’s Board and Committees
May 06, 2021

“The appointments of five equine veterinarians to the Horseracing Integrity & Safety Authority’s governing bodies brings scientific expertise and...

AAEP Publishes Epizootic Lymphangitis Guidelines
April 14, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to assist practitioners and regulatory agencies...

The Foundation for the Horse Research Grant Proposals Due June 7
March 31, 2021

Grants up to $20,000 will support up-and-coming equine researchers The Foundation for the Horse is accepting grant proposals from graduate students, fellows...

AAEP Publishes Equine Parvovirus-Hepatitis Virus Guidelines
March 25, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to educate practitioners about transmission, risk...

AAEP Response to Violence Against the Asian American & Pacific Islander Communities
March 20, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners unreservedly denounces the racism and violence committed against Asian Americans. We steadfastly stand with...

AAEP Issues Updated Euthanasia Guidelines
March 08, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners has updated its guidance for humane euthanasia of a horse. The chief revision to the AAEP’s Euthanasia...

AAEP Publishes Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis Guidelines
February 19, 2021

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

Equine Veterinary Anesthesia Pioneer Dr. John Hubbell Delivers Famed Milne Lecture at AAEP Convention
December 14, 2020

Acclaimed veterinary anesthesiologist John A.E. Hubbell, DVM, MS, DACVA, examined the challenges and clinical progress of safely anesthetizing horses when he...

AAEP Recognizes Regulatory Veterinarian Dr. Mary Scollay with Distinguished Service Award
December 09, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) honored a longtime volunteer leader within the association and strident advocate for the welfare of...

Dr. Sherry Johnson Receives AAEP President’s Award
December 09, 2020

Sherry Johnson, DVM, MS, DACVSMR, received the American Association of Equine Practitioners President’s Award for spearheading AAEP’s first-ever online...

AAEP Past President Dr. Scott Palmer Honored with Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award
December 09, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2020 Sage Kester “Beyond the Call” Award to Scott Palmer, VMD, DABVP, for his extensive...

Dr. Stephen O’Grady Receives AAEP’s Distinguished Educator Award for Mentorship
December 09, 2020

Virginia-based private practitioner Stephen O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS, who has raised the standard of hoof care through instruction in basic and therapeutic...

Pennsylvania Group Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 09, 2020

James Zeliff, DVM, MBA, founder and managing partner of Allegheny Equine in Murrysville, Penn., a multi-doctor, clinic-based ambulatory practice, has joined...

AAEP Bestows Research Award upon Renowned Theriogenologist Dr. Katrin Hinrichs
December 09, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented the 2020 AAEP Research Award to Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, Ph.D., DACT, whose pioneering research in the...

Texas Practice Owner Named AAEP Vice President
December 09, 2020

Dr. Rob Franklin, partner in Fredericksburg Equine Veterinary Services in Fredericksburg, Texas, and a strong advocate for equine-humanitarian efforts through...

University of Kentucky Outreach Veterinarian Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 09, 2020

Emma Adam, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DACVS, an equine outreach veterinarian for the University of Kentucky Department of Veterinary Science in Lexington, Ky., has...

AAEP Recognizes Veteran Staff Member Keith Kleine with Distinguished Service Award
December 09, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) honored a tireless advocate for equine veterinary practice and the welfare of horses when presenting...

Florida Racetrack Practitioner Dr. Scott Hay to Lead the AAEP in 2021
December 09, 2020

Scott Hay, DVM, president and managing shareholder of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based racetrack practice Teigland, Franklin and Brokken DVMs, was installed as...

AAEP Honors Dr. Susan White with Distinguished Life Member Award
December 09, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) presented Susan L. White, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at the...

Veterinary Business Consultant Joins AAEP Board as Treasurer
December 09, 2020

Dr. Amy Grice, a veterinary business consultant in Virginia City, Mont., has been appointed treasurer of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr....

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program Awarded 2020 Lavin Cup from AAEP
December 09, 2020

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, the largest racehorse adoption charity in the United States, received the 2020 Lavin Cup from the American...