The AAEP Foundation, which for 25 years has served as the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) to improve the welfare of horses, in December was renamed The Foundation for the Horse. “Our new name more clearly defines who we are and who we serve,” said Dr. Richard Mitchell, chair of […]
A Ph.D. student at Colorado State University recently received a $5,000 grant for research into new approaches to tendon injury rehabilitation in horses.
Three distinguished veterinary students working toward careers in equine medicine have been awarded Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships totaling $300,000.
Officials with the Tulsa Reining Classic have placed additional health certification requirements on equine competitors in the wake of recent outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis in central and southwest regions of the United States. Livestock or horses traveling from a state and county that have had vesicular stomatitis diagnosed within the past 30 days, or a […]
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is offering continuing education events focusing on horse respiratory disorders, ophthalmology and sports medicine.
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 […]
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, […]