The AAEP is offering a number of educational opportunities this year, including one specifically about mares. • QHN file photo.

AAEP Offers Continuing Education Opportunities

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) announced a new series of continuing education events for current and aspiring equine practitioners.

The schedule includes the Summer Focus Conference & Labs, which will have three tracks—one of which will be exclusively for students—and present 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 AAEP Convention in San Francisco.

The 2018 events:

* 360° Back Pain & Pelvic Dysfunction: June 3 – 6 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.

 * Summer Focus Conference & Labs: June 25 – 27 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, North Carolina.

     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. 

 * 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 Lexington, Kentucky-based AAEP 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.

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