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AAEP Publishes African Horse Sickness Guidelines
July 02, 2020

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

Tell AAEP Why Your Horse Vet is Exceptional
May 28, 2020

To commemorate the important relationship between veterinarian, owner and horse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners invites horse owners to...

AAEP Updates Vaccination Guidelines | Routine vaccinations considered essential during COVID-19 pandemic
May 07, 2020

The Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has issued revised guidelines for the administration of selected...

Innovative Vet Direct Safety Net Program to Help Horse Owners in Need
April 23, 2020

The Foundation for the Horse and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) have partnered with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...

Request Research Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by July 15
March 09, 2020

The Foundation for the Horse, formerly the AAEP Foundation, governed and stewarded by equine veterinarians and horse owners, is now accepting grant proposals...

AAEP Statement about Federal Charges against Veterinarians in Horse Racing Investigation
March 09, 2020

American Association of Equine Practitioners President David Frisbie, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, DACVSMR, today issued the following statement in response to the...

The Foundation for the Horse Awards $25,000 to Assist Veterinarians Involved in Australia Wildfire Relief
March 02, 2020

The Foundation for the Horse, which in mid-January issued a call for contributions through its Disaster Relief Fund to support veterinarians working with...

USDA APHIS announces new requirements for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) testing
February 28, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services announced the implementation of new requirements for...

Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Gains Momentum in Evaluating and Implementing Reforms, Increasing Membership and Expanding the Leadership Team at Steering Committee Meeting
January 31, 2020

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL (January 27, 2019) – The Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Steering Committee met in Florida to advance ongoing safety reform initiatives....

AAEP Publishes Glanders Guidelines
January 22, 2020

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

The Foundation for the Horse providing $10,000 in matching funds for Australia wildfire relief
January 14, 2020

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting aid through its Disaster Relief Fund to support veterinarians working with wildlife, horses and other livestock...

More than 5,400 Ascend New Practice Heights at AAEP Convention in Denver
December 17, 2019

Offering science-backed solutions to the clinical challenges of everyday practice along with resources and strategies to strengthen emotional resilience and...

AAEP Honors Dr. W. David Wilson with Distinguished Educator – Academic Award
December 10, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) recognized W. David Wilson, BVMS, MS with the Distinguished Educator – Academic Award in honor of his...

Dr. Katie Flynn Receives AAEP President’s Award
December 10, 2019

Katie Flynn, BVMS, MRCVS, received the AAEP President’s Award during the Dec. 10 President’s Luncheon at the American Association of Equine...

The Right Horse Initiative Receives AAEP’s Equine Welfare Award
December 10, 2019

The Right Horse Initiative has received The Lavin Cup from American Association of Equine (AAEP) in recognition of the nonprofit organization’s innovative...

Colorado State Researcher Dr. David Frisbie Takes Reins of AAEP as 2020 President
December 10, 2019

David D. Frisbie, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, DACVSMR, esteemed orthopaedic surgeon, researcher and professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical...

AAEP Past President Dr. Terry Swanson Accepts Distinguished Educator – Mentor Award
December 10, 2019

Littleton, Colo.-based equine veterinarian Terry Swanson, DVM received the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Distinguished Educator –...

Colorado State University Postdoctoral Fellow Honored as AAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow
December 09, 2019

Lynn M. Pezzanite, DVM, MS, DACVS-LA, a Postdoctoral Fellow and Ph.D. student at Colorado State University, was named the winner of the AAEP Past Presidents’...

Colorado State University Ph.D. candidate named EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow
December 09, 2019

Sherry A. Johnson, DVM, MS, DACVSMR, a Ph.D. student at Colorado State University, received the EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow for her research into new...

Three Future Horse Doctors Share in Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship Proceeds of $300,000
December 09, 2019

Three distinguished veterinary students aspiring toward careers in equine medicine have been awarded Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships totaling...

AAEP Foundation Renamed The Foundation for the Horse
December 08, 2019

The AAEP Foundation, which for 25 years has served as the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners to improve the welfare of horses,...

West Virginia Practitioner Selected for 2019 Grand Prize Good Works Award
December 03, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) salutes Dr. Clara Mason, a solo ambulatory practitioner in Winfield, W. Va., as recipient of the grand...

Statement from the American Association of Equine Practitioners regarding the new Thoroughbred Safety Coalition
November 20, 2019

“As doctors of veterinary medicine, the AAEP commends the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition for its wide-ranging initiatives to ensure the safety of the...

AAEP On Call Program to Serve Breeders’ Cup Telecast
October 29, 2019

Two equine veterinarians will be serving the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program during the NBC Sports telecast of the Nov. 1–2...

Dr. Tom Juergens Honored by AAEP’s Good Works Campaign for September
October 18, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends Dr. Tom Juergens, the September honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, who for the...

University of Florida Professor Joins AAEP Board of Directors
October 12, 2019

Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM, clinical professor and director of student affairs at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, Fla.,...

Pennsylvania Industry Veterinarian Joins AAEP Board of Directors
October 12, 2019

Sarah Reuss, VMD, DACVIM, a professional services veterinarian in Philadelphia, Penn., with Boehringer Ingelheim, has joined the board of directors of the...

Four Recent Equine Veterinary Graduates to Receive $4,000 Zoetis/AAEP Foundation Scholarships
September 29, 2019

The AAEP Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of $4,000 Zoetis/AAEP Foundation Scholarships: Jenny Hamilton, DVM, Virginia-Maryland...

AAEP Foundation grants top $700,000 for second consecutive year
September 27, 2019

The AAEP Foundation has approved $731,000 in grants for 28 programs and projects committed to the Foundation’s mission of improving the welfare of...

Dr. Clara Mason Named AAEP’s Good Works Recipient for August
September 23, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) salutes Dr. Clara Mason, the August honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, whose commitment to...