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UHVRC Provides 3,500 Vaccines to Horses in Need
April 20, 2018

In the 10th year of partnership between the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Merck Animal Health, the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign...

Merck Animal Health Partners with the AAEP Foundation to Award $25,000 in Scholarships
March 16, 2018

Building on its longstanding commitment to supporting exceptional veterinary students, Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the AAEP Foundation, will award...

Registration Now Open for 2018 AAEP Continuing Education Events
March 07, 2018

Current and aspiring equine practitioners can participate in lectures and hands-on labs covering diverse areas of equine medicine by attending one of four...

Updated Biosecurity Guidelines Available on AAEP Website
February 21, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published updated biosecurity guidelines to minimize the occurrence and mitigate the spread of...

AAEP Updates Infectious Disease Guidelines, Addresses Rhodococcus equi
January 29, 2018

  Guidelines now more readily accessible in the field Updated Infectious Disease Control Guidelines, including newly created guidelines for...

Deadline to Apply for Free Vaccines through UHVRC is Feb. 1
January 11, 2018

Equine rescue and retirement facilities are invited to apply for free vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC), a program...

Disaster Relief Fund to Assist Horses Impacted by California Fires
December 08, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting monetary donations to help horses affected by the...

Practical Critical Care the Focus of AAEP 2018 Resort Symposium
December 04, 2017

The newest treatment techniques in emergency care will be presented during the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 20th Annual Resort...

More Than 5,300 Saddle Up in San Antonio at AAEP Convention
November 30, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 63rd Annual Convention, held Nov. 17–21 in San Antonio, Texas, dispensed the essential knowledge,...

University of Florida Professor Installed as 2018 AAEP President
November 21, 2017

Margo Macpherson, DVM, MS, DACT, tenured professor of reproduction and former chief of reproduction services at the University of Florida College of Veterinary...

University of Kentucky Equine Infectious Disease Expert Named AAEP Distinguished Educator
November 20, 2017

Peter Timoney, MVB, MS, Ph.D., FRCVS, professor and the Frederick Van Lennep Chair in Equine Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky’s Maxwell H....

Oregon Equine Reproduction Specialist Named AAEP Treasurer
November 20, 2017

Dr. Lisa Metcalf, founding owner of Honahlee, PC, an equine reproduction facility in Sherwood, Ore., has been appointed treasurer of the American Association...

Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines Awarded AAEP 2017 Lavin Cup
November 20, 2017

Amber Slaymaker, welfare manager for Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, accepted the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 2017 Lavin Cup on behalf of the...

Race and Sport Horse Practitioner Joins AAEP Board of Directors
November 20, 2017

Foster Northrop, DVM, founding owner of Northrop Equine PLLC, an ambulatory racehorse and sport horse practice based in Louisville, Ky., has joined the board...

Dr. Nancy Collins Receives AAEP’s “Beyond the Call” Award
November 20, 2017

Nancy Collins, DVM, who while engaged in private practice in Southern California became a distinguished regulatory authority and advocate for the state’s...

Drs. Amy Grice and Stuart Brown Receive 2017 AAEP President’s Award
November 20, 2017

Amy Grice DVM, MBA, and Stuart Brown, DVM, received the President’s Award during the Nov. 20 President’s Luncheon at the American Association of Equine...

Rood and Riddle Ambulatory Practitioner Joins AAEP Board of Directors
November 20, 2017

Deborah Spike-Pierce, DVM, MBA, an ambulatory practitioner and shareholder with Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., has joined the board of...

Dr. Harry Werner Named AAEP Distinguished Life Member
November 20, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) presented Harry Werner, VMD, founding owner of Werner Equine in North Granby, Conn., the 2017...

Merck Animal Health Veterinarian Elected to AAEP Board of Directors
November 20, 2017

Duane Chappell, DVM, equine technical services veterinarian with Merck Animal Health, has joined the board of directors of the American Association of Equine...

Equine Piroplasmosis Researcher Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow
November 19, 2017

Washington State University doctoral candidate Kelly Sears, DVM, MS, DACVIM-LA, received the 2017 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow for her research into equine...

Virginia Horse Owners Commit to Veterinary Education through AAEP Foundation
November 19, 2017

Thanks to the generous support of Renee and John Grisham through their Oakwood Foundation Charitable Trust, the AAEP Foundation has initiated the Oakwood...

Five Equine Veterinary Students Receive Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation Scholarships
November 19, 2017

Five veterinary students committed to careers in equine medicine were the recipients of $5,000 scholarships through the Merck Animal Health/American...

University of Florida Colic Researcher Named AAEP Foundation Past Presidents’ Research Fellow
November 19, 2017

University of Florida doctoral candidate Anje Bauck, DVM, received the 2017 AAEP Foundation Past Presidents’ Research Fellow for her research into...

AAEP Foundation Establishes Equine Research Endowment
November 18, 2017

Consistent with its mission to improve the welfare of the horse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has created an equine...

Esteemed Colorado State University Researcher Selected as 2018 AAEP Vice President
September 29, 2017

David Frisbie, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, whose leadership has shaped the continuing education programs of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, has been...

Equine Industry Rallies Together to Provide Harvey Relief
August 31, 2017

Groups within the veterinary and equine communities are coordinating a major relief effort—consisting of both monetary and supply donations—to aid horses...

AAEP Foundation Disaster Relief Fund Accepting Donations to Assist Horses Affected by Hurricane Harvey
August 28, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting aid to help horses in Texas, Louisiana and...

UHC’s Operation Gelding Receives Grant from AAEP Foundation
August 23, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has awarded the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) a grant of $10,000 to support its Operation...

Equine Veterinarians Invited to Saddle Up for AAEP Convention in San Antonio
August 17, 2017

Equine practitioners will convene in San Antonio, Texas, this fall to acquire practical knowledge and enhance their skills at the American Association of...

AAEP Foundation To Award Four $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarships to Promising Veterinary Students at 2017 Annual Convention
July 31, 2017

Four exceptional veterinary students with aspirations to impact the landscape of performance horse medicine will each receive a $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch...