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AAEP On Call Program to Serve Derby and Oaks Telecasts
May 05, 2022

Equine surgeon Alan Ruggles, DVM, DACVS, will represent the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program and assist USA Network and NBC with...

Request Grant Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by May 25
April 25, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting applications for funding from nonprofit organizations that share its mission to improve the welfare of horses. The...

The Foundation for the Horse Partners with British Equine Veterinary Association on Ukraine Equine Relief – Awards $50,000 to Support Efforts
April 11, 2022

More help needed; donations welcome The Foundation for the Horse, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), announced...

The Foundation for the Horse Accepting Grant Proposals from Emerging Equine Researchers
March 31, 2022

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting research grant proposals from up-and-coming equine researchers, including AAEP-member graduate students, fellows, and...

The Foundation for the Horse Accepting Gifts for Ukrainian Equine and Veterinary Medical Relief
March 09, 2022

As the devastation unfolds from the war in Ukraine, many in the equine and veterinary communities have asked how they can help. Through The Foundation for the...

Equine Disease Communication Center Providing Latest Updates on EHV-1
February 25, 2022

The Equine Disease Communication Center is closely monitoring EHV-1 outbreaks in California. EHV-1 most often causes a respiratory disease which is usually...

EDCC Receives Federal Grant to Promote Biosecurity Awareness, Mitigate Infectious Disease Spread
February 14, 2022

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC), working with the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), has been awarded a cooperative agreement...

Equine Piroplasmosis Guidelines Published by the AAEP
January 03, 2022

Comprehensive guidelines to assist veterinarians with identification, control and prevention of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP), a blood-borne protozoal infection of...

Practitioners Celebrate the Return of In-Person Education at AAEP Convention in Nashville
December 16, 2021

The resumption of in-person learning at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) 67th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 4–8, enabled...

Sports Medicine Associate from Colorado Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 07, 2021

Jackie Christakos, DVM, associate veterinarian at Littleton Equine Medical Center in Littleton, Colo., has joined the board of directors of the American...

AAEP Past President Dr. Bill Moyer Receives Distinguished Life Member Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioner bestowed its 2021 Distinguished Life Member Award upon renowned educator and disaster medicine expert William...

Ohio State Associate Dean Dr. Emma Read Takes Reins as AAEP’s 2022 President
December 07, 2021

Dr. Emma Read, associate dean for professional programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was installed as president of the American...

Dr. Joy Tomlinson, Renowned Equine Hepatitis Virus Researcher, Receives AAEP Research
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2021 AAEP Research Award to Joy Tomlinson, DVM, DACVIM, whose groundbreaking research into the...

University of Georgia Professor Emeritus Joins AAEP Board of Directors
December 07, 2021

P. O. Eric Mueller, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, professor emeritus of surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, has joined the board of...

AAEP Honors Former Officer and Longtime Volunteer Dr. Jim Morehead with Distinguished Service Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) presented its 2021 Distinguished Service Award to James “Jim” Morehead, DVM, founding partner of...

AAEP Presents Sage Kester Beyond the Call Award to Pioneering Equine Surgeon Dr. Larry Bramlage
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2021 Sage Kester “Beyond the Call” Award to renowned equine orthopedic surgeon Larry...

AAEP Honors Dr. Elizabeth Santschi with Distinguished Educator – Academic Award
December 07, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored Kansas State University Professor of Equine Surgery Elizabeth Santschi, DVM, DACVS, with its...

Drs. Carol Clark and Amy Grice Receive 2021 AAEP President’s Award
December 07, 2021

Carol Clark, DVM, DACVIM, and Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, who have been integral to tackling the ongoing issue of retention and recruitment of equine veterinarians,...

The Foundation for the Horse Bestows Inaugural Dr. Bill Rood Leadership Scholarship Upon North Carolina State University Veterinary Student
December 06, 2021

Alexandra Grobman, an exemplary fourth-year veterinary student at North Carolina State University, is the first recipient of the Dr. Bill Rood Leadership...

Five Dedicated Equine Veterinary Students Awarded $5,000 Merck Animal Health Scholarships by The Foundation for the Horse
December 06, 2021

Five outstanding veterinary students in the class of 2023 intent on careers in equine medicine have received $5,000 Merck Animal Health Scholarships awarded by...

The Foundation for the Horse Announces 2021 Recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarships
December 06, 2021

Four aspiring horse doctors currently in their fourth year of exceptional veterinary school performance are the 2021 recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch...

Five Future Horse Doctors Receive $5,000 Zoetis Scholarships from The Foundation for the Horse
December 06, 2021

The Foundation for the Horse has awarded $5,000 Zoetis Foundation Scholarships to five exceptional veterinary students pursuing a future career in equine...

The Foundation for the Horse Unveils $10 Million Comprehensive Campaign
December 05, 2021

Over $6.7 million already committed toward goal The Foundation for the Horse, whose mission is to improve the health and welfare of horses around the world,...

North Carolina State University Ph.D. Student to Receive AAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow from The Foundation for the Horse
November 29, 2021

Drew W. Koch, DVM, MS, DACVS, a Ph.D. candidate and postdoctoral fellow at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, will receive the...

Colic Researcher at North Carolina State University to Receive EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow
November 29, 2021

Emily A. Hellstrom, DVM, a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, will receive the EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow...

University of Minnesota Ph.D. Candidate is First Recipient of The Foundation for The Horse Research Fellow
November 29, 2021

Lauren Hughes, DVM, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, is the inaugural recipient of The Foundation for the Horse...

AAEP Publishes Contagious Equine Metritis Guidelines
November 18, 2021

Comprehensive guidelines to assist veterinarians with identification, diagnosis and control of Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM), a non-systemic venereal...

AAEP Announces Support of Federal Legislation to Protect Donkeys by Banning the Sale of Ejiao
November 09, 2021

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today announced its support of the Ejiao Act (H.R. 5203), legislation introduced in the U.S. House of...

AAEP On Call Program to Support Breeders’ Cup Telecast
November 03, 2021

Two equine veterinarians will be serving the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program during the NBC Sports telecast of the Nov. 5–6...

The Foundation for the Horse Invests in Clinical Advances Through Support of Seven Emerging Researchers
October 26, 2021

The Foundation for the Horse today announced the award of $131,717 for seven exceptional equine research projects being investigated by AAEP-member graduate...