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AAEP Statement on Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act from Dr. Jeff Berk, Racing Committee Chairman
September 03, 2020

“Uniformity of therapeutic medication rules in United States horse racing is a goal long endorsed by the AAEP, and we are eager to evaluate the newly...

AAEP Publishes Borrelia burgdorferi Infection and Lyme Disease Guidelines
August 31, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to assist practitioners with identification,...

Zoetis and The Foundation for the Horse offer $4,000 scholarships to recent equine veterinary graduates and fourth-year students
August 24, 2020

The Foundation for the Horse, thanks to the continued support of Zoetis, is again offering recent equine veterinary graduates and those graduating in 2021, up...

Thyroxine Advisory Released Jointly by RMTC & AAEP
August 20, 2020

  RMTC/AAEP Thyroxine Advisory At its February 2020 Meeting, the Racing Medication Testing Consortium’s (RMTC) Board of Directors discussed...

AAEP Convention & Trade Show Goes Virtual This December
August 19, 2020

The American Association of Equine Practitioners announced today that the 2020 AAEP Annual Convention & Trade Show, originally scheduled for Dec. 5 – 9...

Ambulatory Practitioner from Connecticut Selected as AAEP’s My Vet Rocks Honoree for July
August 14, 2020

Aimee Eggleston, DVM, who with her husband Tim owns Eggleston Equine LLC, an ambulatory practice in Woodstock, Conn., has been selected as the July honoree of...

Texas Practice Owner Named AAEP Vice President
August 03, 2020

Dr. Rob Franklin, partner in Fredericksburg Equine Veterinary Services in Fredericksburg, Texas, and a strong advocate for equine-humanitarian efforts through...

Veterinary Business Consultant Appointed AAEP Treasurer
August 03, 2020

Dr. Amy Grice, a veterinary business consultant in Virginia City, Mont., has been appointed treasurer of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr....

Ohio State Faculty Clinician Chosen as AAEP’s First My Vet Rocks Honoree
July 16, 2020

Jonathan Yardley, DVM, associate professor-clinical in Equine Community Practice at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected...

Sept. 1 Deadline to Apply for Research Fellow Scholarships
July 16, 2020

Applications are being accepted for The Foundation for the Horse Past Presidents’ and EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow scholarships for 2020. The deadline to...

Maximize Performance-Related Case Outcomes with AAEP’s First Exclusively Online CE Event
July 09, 2020

If your clients’ horses compete in a ring, over a course or on a racetrack, or if you simply want to boost your lameness and sports medicine proficiency, a...

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...