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AAEP Publishes Rotavirus Guidelines
March 21, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines for the identification, management and prevention...

Dr. David Turoff Recognized as February’s Good Works Recipient
March 12, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) applauds Dr. David Turoff, the February honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, for his two...

Survey Results Establish Equine Research Priorities
March 11, 2019

Colic (gastrointestinal diseases) is considered by both equine veterinarians and horse owners as the most important equine health care problem in need of more...

AAEP On Call Program Welcomes New Veterinary Spokespersons
March 05, 2019

Two veterinarians dedicated to caring for Thoroughbred racehorses have joined the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program. On Call is a...

Dr. Saralynn Specht Honored by Good Works Campaign for January
February 14, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends Dr. Saralynn Specht, the January honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, for donating...

AAEP Foundation Celebrates 25 Years as Advocate for Horse Welfare
February 13, 2019

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the AAEP Foundation, an organization whose commitment to the equine and veterinary communities profoundly impacts the health...

AAEP to Celebrate “Good Works” of Veterinarians Throughout 2019 Campaign
January 07, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners is applauding the “good works” of veterinarians who are dedicating their time, money and resources to the...

More Than 5,100 Gather in San Francisco for AAEP Convention
December 10, 2018

With a focus on practical knowledge and skills, cutting-edge treatments and advanced diagnostics, the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 64th...

Colorado State University Professor Joins AAEP Board of Directors 
December 04, 2018

Luke Bass, DVM, MS, DABVP, assistant professor and head of the Equine Field Service at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and...

AAEP Honors Dr. Richard “Chip” Estes with Distinguished Educator – Mentor Award
December 04, 2018

Ocala, Fla.-based equine veterinarian Dr. Richard “Chip” Estes was recognized with the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 2018 Distinguished...

Virginia Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors for Three-Year Term
December 04, 2018

Mitchell K. Rode, DVM, founding owner of Clarke Equine - Wellness and Performance in Berryville, Va., has joined the American Association of Equine...

Renowned Equine Orthopaedic Surgeon Recognized with AAEP Research Award
December 04, 2018

Pioneering equine surgeon and researcher C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, Ph.D., DSc, FRCVS, DACVS, a University Distinguished Professor who holds the Barbara Cox...

AAEP Honors Dr. Kent Fowler with Distinguished Service Award
December 04, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners recognized a California regulatory veterinarian for his leadership and advocacy in protecting the horse from...

AAEP Past President Dr. Tom Lenz Honored with Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award
December 04, 2018

Thomas R. Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT, semi-retired equine veterinarian of Louisburg, Kas., received the AAEP’s Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award for...

Dr. Jeff Berk Introduced as 2019 AAEP President
December 04, 2018

Jeffery T. Berk, VMD, a central Kentucky-based thoroughbred practitioner exclusively focused on domestic and international sales work, was installed as...

Retired Michigan State University Surgeon Honored as AAEP Distinguished Educator
December 04, 2018

John Stick, DVM, DACVS, professor emeritus at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, received the American Association of Equine...

North Carolina State University Colic Researcher Named AAEP Foundation Past Presidents’ Research Fellow
December 03, 2018

Amy Stieler Stewart, DVM, DACVIM, a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University, received the AAEP Foundation Past Presidents’ Research Fellow for her...

Four Promising New Horse Doctors Receive Zoetis/AAEP Foundation Scholarships 
December 03, 2018

Four recent veterinary graduates who have embarked on careers in equine medicine have received $4,000 scholarships from Zoetis and the AAEP Foundation. The...

Recent Veterinary Graduate Receives NWPVMA Equine Symposium Scholarship
December 03, 2018

Sarah Appleby, DVM, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, received the Northwestern Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical...

Aspiring Clinician-Scientist Honored as EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow
December 03, 2018

Sian Durward-Akhust, BVMS, MS, DACVIM (LAIM), MRCVS, a doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota, received the 2018 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow by...

Five Future Horse Doctors Awarded Oakwood Scholarships at AAEP’s 64th Annual Convention 
December 03, 2018

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

Merck Animal Health and American Association of Equine Practitioners Mark 10 Years of Helping Rescue Horses
December 03, 2018

More than $1 million of donated vaccines have impacted thousands of horses Ten years ago this month, Merck Animal Health and the American Association of...

Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Five Promising Equine Veterinary Students 
December 03, 2018

The Merck Animal Health/American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation scholarship recognizes promising veterinary students committed to a...

AAEP On Call Program to Serve Breeders’ Cup Telecast
November 01, 2018

Two equine veterinarians will be serving the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program during the NBC Sports telecast of the Nov. 2-3...

Vetstream Joins AAEP Media Partner Program
October 19, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners today announced the addition of Vetstream as a Media Partner. Vetstream specializes in the provision of...

It’s Not Too Late This Year for West Nile Vaccination
October 04, 2018

Although fall is underway, the American Association of Equine Practitioners urges horse owners to vaccinate or booster their animals against West Nile virus...

AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Now Accepting Monetary Donations to Aid Hurricane Florence Victims
September 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry...

Florida Racetrack Practitioner Selected as AAEP Vice President
September 07, 2018

Dr. Scott Hay, president and managing shareholder of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based racetrack practice Teigland, Franklin and Brokken DVMs, Inc., has been...

Kindred Biosciences Joins AAEP Educational Partners Program
August 29, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today announced the addition of Kindred Biosciences, Inc., as an Educational Partner. The company...

AAEP Foundation Allots Over $700,000 for Equine Welfare Projects 
August 28, 2018

The AAEP Foundation has approved 2018 funding of $701,723 for 28 equine organizations, projects and programs committed to the Foundation’s mission of...