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Grow your knowledge of equine clinical care with turn-key online education offered by the AAEP.  The content presented here is sourced from a variety of mediums: AAEP convention presentations*, practicing veterinarians and the academic community.

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Questions about a presentation you see here? Contact Karen Pautz, AAEP director of education, at kpautz@aaep.org.

 

Tentative Presentation Schedule:

             Join Dr. Reuss as she details a complete equine neurologic exam, including the goals of the exam, gathering patient history, performing the physical exam, an in- depth discussion of cranial nerves, reflexes, the moving exam, and neuroanatomical localization. (60 minutes)
 

              AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (20 minutes) 
 

              Dr. Sherry Johnson of Colorado State University brings us literature micro-bursts with case-application examples of at-home equine rehabilitation strategies you can tailor for your own use. (54 minutes)
 

             AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below
 

              Dr. Craig Lesser of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital shares several interesting podiatry cases in both newborns and adult horses. (49 minutes)
 

              AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below
 

             The talk is geared strongly toward those practitioners going to a referral hospital setting, but there are many tips that are applicable to new graduates in ambulatory practice as well. Additionally, Dr. Stewart shares a couple of cases for discussion at the end of the presentation. (42 minutes)
 

            AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below
 

  • May 12: How to Diagnose and Manage Corneal Ulcer (Parts 1 and 2) by Dr. Kathyrn Wotman

              Part 1: "Equine Cornea: It's Where the Fun Begins!"
             
Part 1 of this two-part series covers a brief description of corneal anatomy and what different colors in teh cornea indicate. This will help direct treatment for corneal pathology. (14 minutes)

             Part 2: "Equine Corneal Disease"
             
Part 2 of this two-part series covers, more specifically, corneal ulceration and corneal stromal abscesses. It focuses on signs to look for when making the diagnosis and on specific treatment plans.(38 minutes)
 

              AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (18 minutes)
 

  • May 19: Clinical tricks to equine castrations in the field by Dr. Luke Bass

     Dr. Luke Bass of Colorado State University shares tips and tricks for castrating a horse. This presentation walks you through steps to take from the physical examination to completing the routine castration. Dr. Bass will highlight some recent clinical research projects that have been done with field anesthesia, and which antibiotics can be most helpful. (25 minutes)
     

  • May 21: Navicular Syndrome by Dr. Vern Dryden

              AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below
 

         The horse isn't lame -- he's just "not right." How do you deal with that? Dr. Erin Contino of Colorado State University walks you through the exam process. (63 minutes)

            AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below
 

A biosecurity training webinar for equine veterinarians to learn how to coach clients who manage events or facilities. Dr. Jean-Yin Tan will explain the rationale behind biosecurity plans and help veterinarians increase their depth of knowledge on biosecurity plan development. (75 minutes)
 

  AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (14:30 minutes) 
 

Dr. Jamie Clark, DVM, shares some interesting cases and lessons learned in her time as a field service intern at Colorado State University. (18 minutes)
 

AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below 
         

Dr. Patrick McCue of Colorado State University reviews common veterinary practices for management of mares when using cooled-transported semen. This includes evaluation of mares, ordering semen, induction of ovulation, and challenges associated with breeding management and reproductive problems of mares.   (25 minutes)
 

           AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below        
 

Dr. Margo Macpherson of the University of Florida discusses high-risk pregnancies in mares: what constitutes a high-risk pregnancy, clinical presentations, ultrasound for assessment, monitoring the fetus, and treatment options. (48 minutes)
 

           AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (44 minutes)
 

Clients are asking about CBD for their horses, and veterinarians need to be prepared with basic knowledge of cannabis.  Dr. Chelsea Luedke of VetCS covers plant types, endocannabinoid system, phytocannabinoid mechanism of action, cases, product selection/evaluation, and legality for veterinarians.  Cannabinoid research is quickly evolving! (42 minutes)
 

           AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (20 minutes)
 

Dr. Sarah Reuss, VMD, DACVIM, shares equine neurologic cases, including signalments, diagnoses, treatments and outcomes. (56 minutes)
 

          AAEP 2018 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (33 minutes)
 

​​​​This presentation by Dr. Colton McInturff of the University of Colorado is an overview of some of the commonly used therapies in horses for treatment of musculoskeletal pain and disease. The topics covered include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, hyaluronic acid, and briefly, biologic therapies and supplements. (27 minutes)

           AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below  (34 minutes)
 

  • July 21: The Parasite Journey of the Horse by Martin Nielsen 

This is an entertaining (yes, even parasitology can be entertaining!) seven-part series by Martin Nielsen of the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky.

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 1: Strongyloides westeri

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 2: Parascaris spp.

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 3: Small Strongyles

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 4: Bloodworms

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 5: Tapeworms

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 6: Bots

The Parasite Journey of the Horse 7: Pinworms

           AAEP 2019 Convention Recording: see log-in information below (30 minutes)

* The convention presentations included have been selected as “core concepts” for new graduates. While access to all recordings is currently free, please note that you must log in to the AAEP Digitell site where the resources are housed. Students who are not AAEP members may obtain a temporary access code for log-in purposes. Details are included in the Student Education Community email sent to students and advisors on April 14, 2020. For questions or help logging in, contact Karen Pautz, AAEP director of education, at kpautz@aaep.org.

Related proceedings papers can be found here.