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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...

Ohio State Associate Dean Appointed 2020 AAEP Vice President
September 03, 2019

Dr. Emma Read, associate dean for professional programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named 2020 vice president of the...

Dr. Sam Crosby Receives AAEP’s Good Works Distinction for July
August 22, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) congratulates Dr. Sam Crosby, the July honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, whose persistence...

AAEP Publishes Equine Infectious Anemia Guidelines
August 19, 2019

Comprehensive guidelines providing the most current information on diagnostics, transmission, risk factors, control and biosecurity strategies for Equine...

Equine Veterinarians Praise Passage of Anti-Soring Legislation in U.S. House
July 25, 2019

  The American Association of Equine Practitioners hails today’s passage of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) in the U.S. House of...

Equine Practitioners Are Invited to Experience 2019 AAEP Annual Convention in Denver
July 19, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners invites equine veterinarians and veterinary students to ascend new heights of patient care during the...

Dr. Jean-Yin Tan Recognized as AAEP’s Good Works Recipient for June
July 12, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) applauds Dr. Jean-Yin Tan, the June honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, whose commitment to...

Dr. Dean Richardson to Illuminate the Surgical Possibilities for Fracture Repair During AAEP’s 2019 Milne Lecture
July 10, 2019

Renowned equine orthopedic surgeon Dean Richardson, DVM, DACVS, will impress upon practitioners the surgical opportunities available for fracture repair and...

Dr. Brett Weseli honored by AAEP’s Good Works Campaign for May
June 17, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends Dr. Brett Weseli, the May honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, whose volunteer...

AAEP Foundation, Industry Groups Issue Call for Bisphosphonate Research Proposals
June 13, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three organizations dedicated to the improvement of horse health today announced a call for research proposals to investigate...

Dr. Ginger Reagan Receives AAEP’s Good Works Distinction for April
May 20, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) salutes Dr. Ginger Reagan, the April honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, for both her...