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White Papers

2011

September

The non-racing performance horse competes in a wide range of athletic activities. These guidelines provide medication and treatment recommendations for this...

Clinical Guidelines for Veterinarians Treating the Non‐Racing Performance Horse
Overview

The non-racing performance horse competes in a wide range of athletic activities. These guidelines provide medication and treatment recommendations for this...

August

At the request of the Bureau of Land Management, the AAEP BLM Task Force visited multiple BLM sites during a six-month period to observe gathers and evaluate...

AAEP BLM Task Force Report on the Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse & Burro Program
Overview

At the request of the Bureau of Land Management, the AAEP BLM Task Force visited multiple BLM sites during a six-month period to observe gathers and evaluate...

2010

October

This document is intended to provide guidelines for practitioners who practice on racehorses and to recognize and promote practices that many veterinarians...

Clinical Guidelines for Veterinarians Practicing in a Pari‐Mutuel Environment
Overview

This document is intended to provide guidelines for practitioners who practice on racehorses and to recognize and promote practices that many veterinarians...

July
Medical devices are used in human and veterinary medicine for diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Understanding the appropriate use of medical devices is important for the treatment of horses in veterinary practices. This paper defines what constitutes a
Overview

Medical devices are used in human and veterinary medicine for diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Understanding the appropriate use of medical devices is...

Following the creation of veterinary guidelines to protect the safety and welfare of racing Thoroughbreds and Quarter horses, the AAEP adapted the...

Putting the Horse First: Veterinary Recommendations for the Safety and Welfare of the Standardbred Racehorse
Overview

Following the creation of veterinary guidelines to protect the safety and welfare of racing Thoroughbreds and Quarter horses, the AAEP adapted the...

2009

November

After development of the White Paper of Veterinary Recommendations for the Safety and Welfare of the Thoroughbred Racehorse it was recognized that there were...

Putting the Horse First: Veterinary Recommendations for the Safety and Welfare of the Quarter Horse Racehorse
Overview

After development of the White Paper of Veterinary Recommendations for the Safety and Welfare of the Thoroughbred Racehorse it was recognized that there were...

March

The document was developed by the AAEP’s Biological and Therapeutic Agents Committee to reduce confusion among practitioners when considering the therapeutic...

White Paper: Information on Equine Plasma & Serum Products for the Equine Practitioner
Overview

The document was developed by the AAEP’s Biological and Therapeutic Agents Committee to reduce confusion among practitioners when considering the therapeutic...

February

This white paper was developed by the AAEP’s Racing Task Force, a group comprised of private racetrack practitioners, regulatory veterinarians and veterinary...

Putting the Horse First: Veterinary Recommendations for the Safety and Welfare of the Thoroughbred Racehorse
Overview

This white paper was developed by the AAEP’s Racing Task Force, a group comprised of private racetrack practitioners, regulatory veterinarians and veterinary...

2008

August

The recommendations in the white paper were developed by the AAEP’s Tennessee Walking Horse Task Force, a group with specific knowledge of the Tennessee...

Putting the Horse First: Veterinary Recommendations for Ending the Soring of Tennessee Walking Horses
Overview

The recommendations in the white paper were developed by the AAEP’s Tennessee Walking Horse Task Force, a group with specific knowledge of the Tennessee...