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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...

AAEP Creates Commission to Alleviate Equine Veterinarian Shortage
July 07, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has formed the Commission on Equine Veterinary Sustainability to develop strategies to retain and...

AAEP Publishes Nocardioform Placentitis Guidelines
June 23, 2022

Equine veterinarians can help protect their clients’ broodmares and unborn foals from nocardioform placentitis (NP) with new disease guidelines published by...

AAEP Publishes Leptospirosis Guidelines
June 06, 2022

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

The Foundation for the Horse Offers New Innovation & Discovery Grant Opportunity
June 02, 2022

Further advancing promising research focused on improving the lives of all equines, The Foundation for the Horse today announced the availability of new...

Nominate an Altruistic Equine Veterinarian During Summer 2022 ‘Good Works’ Campaign
June 01, 2022

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is honoring horse doctors this summer who perform “good works” to benefit horses and the equine...

AAEP On Call Program to Serve Derby and Oaks Telecasts
May 05, 2022

Equine surgeon Alan Ruggles, DVM, DACVS, will represent the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program and assist USA Network and NBC with...

Request Grant Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by May 25
April 25, 2022

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

The Foundation for the Horse Partners with British Equine Veterinary Association on Ukraine Equine Relief – Awards $50,000 to Support Efforts
April 11, 2022

More help needed; donations welcome The Foundation for the Horse, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), announced...

The Foundation for the Horse Accepting Grant Proposals from Emerging Equine Researchers
March 31, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting research grant proposals from up-and-coming equine researchers, including AAEP-member graduate students, fellows, and...

The Foundation for the Horse Accepting Gifts for Ukrainian Equine and Veterinary Medical Relief
March 09, 2022

As the devastation unfolds from the war in Ukraine, many in the equine and veterinary communities have asked how they can help. Through The Foundation for the...

Equine Disease Communication Center Providing Latest Updates on EHV-1
February 25, 2022

The Equine Disease Communication Center is closely monitoring EHV-1 outbreaks in California. EHV-1 most often causes a respiratory disease which is usually...

EDCC Receives Federal Grant to Promote Biosecurity Awareness, Mitigate Infectious Disease Spread
February 14, 2022

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC), working with the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), has been awarded a cooperative agreement...

Equine Piroplasmosis Guidelines Published by the AAEP
January 03, 2022

Comprehensive guidelines to assist veterinarians with identification, control and prevention of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP), a blood-borne protozoal infection of...

Practitioners Celebrate the Return of In-Person Education at AAEP Convention in Nashville
December 16, 2021

The resumption of in-person learning at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) 67th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 4–8, enabled...

Drs. Carol Clark and Amy Grice Receive 2021 AAEP President’s Award
December 07, 2021

Carol Clark, DVM, DACVIM, and Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, who have been integral to tackling the ongoing issue of retention and recruitment of equine veterinarians,...

Sports Medicine Associate from Colorado Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 07, 2021

Jackie Christakos, DVM, associate veterinarian at Littleton Equine Medical Center in Littleton, Colo., has joined the board of directors of the American...

AAEP Past President Dr. Bill Moyer Receives Distinguished Life Member Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioner bestowed its 2021 Distinguished Life Member Award upon renowned educator and disaster medicine expert William...

Ohio State Associate Dean Dr. Emma Read Takes Reins as AAEP’s 2022 President
December 07, 2021

Dr. Emma Read, associate dean for professional programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was installed as president of the American...

Dr. Joy Tomlinson, Renowned Equine Hepatitis Virus Researcher, Receives AAEP Research
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2021 AAEP Research Award to Joy Tomlinson, DVM, DACVIM, whose groundbreaking research into the...

University of Georgia Professor Emeritus Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 07, 2021

P. O. Eric Mueller, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, professor emeritus of surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, has joined the board of...

AAEP Honors Former Officer and Longtime Volunteer Dr. Jim Morehead with Distinguished Service Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) presented its 2021 Distinguished Service Award to James “Jim” Morehead, DVM, founding partner of...

AAEP Presents Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award to Pioneering Equine Surgeon Dr. Larry Bramlage
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2021 Sage Kester “Beyond the Call” Award to renowned equine orthopedic surgeon Larry...

AAEP Honors Dr. Elizabeth Santschi with Distinguished Educator – Academic Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored Kansas State University Professor of Equine Surgery Elizabeth Santschi, DVM, DACVS, with its...