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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...

Thirty-Six Veterinary Students Rewarded for Leadership, Commitment to Equine Medicine
May 02, 2019

Thirty-six veterinary students preparing for careers in equine medicine have received a combined $54,000 in financial support through the 2019 Winner’s...

AAEP On Call Program to Provide Horse-Health Updates for Derby Week Racing
May 01, 2019

Veterinarians Kevin Dunlavy, Alan Ruggles and Keith Latson will assist NBC Sports with horse-health information during live racing telecasts May 2 – 4 at...

UHVRC Distributes 3,500 Core Vaccines to Horses in Need
April 30, 2019

Entering its second decade of partnership between the AAEP and Merck Animal Health, the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) provided 3,500 doses...

Statement from President Dr. Jeff Berk about the Prohibition of Race-Day Furosemide by U.S. Racing Coalition
April 19, 2019

“Horse racing in the U.S. faces significant challenges to its long-term health. The leadership of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)...

Dr. Steve Naile Honored as AAEP Good Works Recipient for March
April 15, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) congratulates Dr. Steve Naile, the March honoree of the Good Works for Horses Campaign, for protecting...

Request Research Funding from the AAEP Foundation by June 15
April 09, 2019

The AAEP Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, is now accepting grant proposals from AAEP-member graduate...

Save the Date for the AAEP’s 2019 Continuing Education Opportunities
April 09, 2019

Expand and refine your skill set by attending one—or more—of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) continuing education events in...

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...