Colic was listed as the most important equine health concern in a survey of veterinarians and horse owners. Several other diseases were listed as pressing concerns on the list, which officials hope will be used to establish equine research priorities.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is looking for outstanding veterinarians who are doing good for the horse industry. It’s asking horse owners and organizations to nominate veterinarians who have contributed services or resources to benefit horses.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) announced a new series of continuing education events for current and aspiring equine practitioners.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published updated biosecurity guidelines to help minimize the occurrence and mitigate the spread of potential disease outbreaks. The downloadable PDF file incorporates comprehensive information and step-by-step protocols in three distinct areas: identification of key personnel, important contacts and reference materials; routine biosecurity protocol; and outbreak response. The […]
Updated Infectious Disease Control Guidelines, including newly created guidelines for Rhodoccocus equi, have been published by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and are available on the AAEP’s website. Most of the changes to established guidelines pertain to updated sampling and control measures. The AAEP’s Infectious Disease Committee also amended suspected case guidelines for […]
The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 63rd Annual Convention, held Nov. 17-21 in San Antonio, Texas, dispensed the essential knowledge, emerging diagnostics and newest treatments across the medical spectrum to help practitioners provide optimal care to their equine patients. Convention attendance comprised 5,344 veterinary professionals, students, guests and exhibitors from across the United States, […]
Four exceptional veterinary students with aspirations to impact the landscape of performance horse medicine will each receive a $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation on Nov. 19. The awards will take place during the 2017 Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Veterinarians who travel to their patients are now closer to having the complete ability to transport and administer controlled substances to provide pain management, anesthesia or euthanasia.