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AAEP Foundation Now Called Foundation For The Horse

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 […]
The Tulsa Reining Classic has ordered a new directive designed to help limit outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis.

Tulsa Reining Officials Order New Health Directive

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 […]

Updated AAEP Biosecurity Guidelines Now Available

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 […]

More Than 5,300 Saddle Up in San Antonio at AAEP Convention

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, […]