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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...

Physician Abraham Verghese to Address the Power of Human Touch During 2018 Convention Keynote
August 23, 2018

In the age of modern medicine and technology, renowned physician, educator and bestselling author Abraham Verghese, M.D., fears doctors have begun to neglect...

AAEP Denounces Inhumane Treatment of Donkeys Caused by Skin Trade
July 12, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners joins international equine welfare organizations in condemning the inhumane transport and killing of donkeys...

2018 Convention Calls Practitioners to San Francisco to Transform Equine Practice
July 09, 2018

The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 64th Annual Convention, to be held Dec. 1–5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif., will...

Dr. Virginia Reef to Unravel Cardiovascular Complexities During AAEP’s 2018 Milne Lecture
June 21, 2018

Acclaimed equine cardiologist and ultrasonography pioneer Virginia B. Reef, DVM, DACVIM, DACVSMR, will help practitioners determine the significance of murmurs...

AAEP Foundation Announces 2018 Recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarships
June 18, 2018

Chosen from nearly eighty exceptional applicants, three distinguished veterinary students aspiring toward careers in equine medicine have been selected to...

Aug. 1 Deadline to Apply for Research Fellow Scholarships
June 11, 2018

Applications currently being accepted for the 2018 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents’ and EQUUS Foundation...

AAEP Foundation Partners with TEVA to Aid Relief Efforts Following Volcán de Fuego Eruption
June 06, 2018

The Texas Equine Veterinary Association (TEVA) Foundation has donated $5,000 to relief efforts for the disaster caused by erupted Volcán de Fuego in...

Warner, Crapo Introduce Legislation to Prevent Horse Soring
May 24, 2018

CONTACT: Rachel Cohen (Warner) 202 228 6884   ~Bipartisan bill would prevent the cruel and abusive treatment of horses~  WASHINGTON...

AAEP On Call Program to Serve Derby and Oaks Telecast
May 02, 2018

Equine surgeon Keith Latson, DVM, DACVS, will represent the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program and assist NBC Sports with...

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...