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AAEP Focus On Poor Performance Meeting Scheduled For September

BandagedLeg KP-copyTreatment options for the performance horse will be reviewed. • Photo by Kelsey PecsekEquine veterinarians will unravel the mysteries behind impaired performance in the athletic horse when the American Association of Equine Practitioners’(AAEP) Focus on Poor Performance meeting convenes in Lexington, Kentucky, Sept. 10-12.

Offering 20.25 Certified Education hours, Focus on Poor Performance will help practitioners efficiently assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of performance-limiting diseases through lectures and case-based discussions of musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiac and neurologic abnormalities that affect race, sport and endurance horses.

A renowned list of presenters includes Drs. Elizabeth Davidson, Sophy Jesty, Robert MacKay, Erica McKenzie, John Peloso, Gary Priest, Sarah Puchalski and Nathan Slovis.

The meeting will be held at the Hilton Lexington Downtown. The early registration deadline is August 17, prior to which AAEP members can receive a $50 discount on their registration. Prospective attendees can register for the meeting, book their hotel room and view the educational program here.

Focus on Poor Performance is sponsored by Cargill Feed & Nutrition, Luitpold Animal Health and Vetel Diagnostics. The AAEP, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, 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 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.

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