Current and aspiring equine practitioners can participate in lectures and hands-on labs covering diverse areas of equine medicine by attending one of four continuing education events sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2018.

The schedule includes the Summer Focus Conference & Labs, which will have three tracks—one of which will be exclusively for students—presenting the latest evidence-based knowledge within a specific area of medicine; two 360° meeting that combines lectures and wet labs into an intensive “boot camp” experience; and the 64th Annual Convention in San Francisco.

  • 360° Back Pain & Pelvic Dysfunction: June 3 – 6 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Sponsored by Dechra, Sound and Universal Imaging 
  • Summer Focus Conference & Labs: June 25 – 27 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, N.C. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, Dechra and Universal Imaging.

Track 1: Integrative Imaging for Lameness Diagnosis & Treatment
Track 2: Field Skills for Road Warriors
Track 3: Clinical Techniques for Veterinary Students

  • 360° The Problem Mare: Sept. 16 – 18 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Sponsored by Dechra, Platinum Performance and Merck Animal Health.
  • 64th Annual Convention: Dec. 1-5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif.

For more information about the summer meetings or to register, visit The program and registration for the Annual Convention will be available in June.

The American Association of Equine Practitioners, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1954 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its over 9,000 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, practice management, research and continuing education in the equine veterinary profession and horse industry.

Post Type

  • Press Release

Publish Date

March 7, 2018

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