American Association of Equine Practitioners


AAEP 2011: New Board of Directors Inducted

November 21, 2011

New members of the AAEP Board of Directors were sworn in during the 2011 AAEP Convention in San Antonio.... Read More


Pfizer Returns to AAEP Convention for Four Days of CE

November 01, 2011

Pfizer will support continuing education (CE) for the organization's veterinarian and student members.... Read More


AAEP Foundation, Markel to Honor Veterinary Students

October 24, 2011

A group of exceptional fourth-year equine veterinary medicine students will receive $2,500 scholarships.... Read More


AAEP Fellowships Encourage Careers in Equine Research

October 10, 2011

The AAEP Foundation will award the first-ever EQUUS Foundation Research Fellowships at the AAEP Convention.... Read More


AAEP Releases Performance Horse Treatment Guidelines

September 22, 2011

The AAEP released guidelines for veterinarians treating horses competing in athletic events other than racing.... Read More


AAEP Names Thomas Hoyme, DVM, August Good Works Honoree

September 21, 2011

Hoyme provides low-cost health services and helps make "difficult decisions" for True Innocents Equine Rescue.... Read More


AAEP Calls for Final "Good Works" Nominations

September 15, 2011

The AAEP is accepting final nominations for their Good Works For Horses Campaign until Sept. 30.... Read More


2011 AAEP Convention on the Horizon

September 07, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention will take place Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More


AAEP Task Force: BLM Mustang Care "Appropriate"

September 01, 2011

The AAEP-BLM task force made recommendations to improve the care they already deem "appropriate."... Read More

BLM horses in round-up


AAEP Issues Recommendations for Wild Horse & Burro Program

August 30, 2011

The AAEP BLM Task Force released its evaluation and recommendations for improving the handling of wild equids.... Read More


AAEP Helps Practitioners, Horse Owners Prepare for Hurricane

August 26, 2011

The AAEP alerts owners and veterinarians to take precautionary steps for equine safety this hurricane season.... Read More


AAEP Good Works Honoree Provides Care to 'Hooved Heroes'

August 25, 2011

July honoree Ron Genovese, VMD, helps therapeutic riding horses at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center.... Read More


Speaker to Discuss 'World-Class Service' at AAEP Convention

August 19, 2011

Speaker Dennis Snow will guide practitioners in achieving service excellence during his Nov. 19 presentation.... Read More


Nutramax Laboratories Joins AAEP Educational Partner Program

August 16, 2011

The AAEP has added Nutramax Laboratories Inc., to its Educational Partner Program.... Read More


AAEP Good Works Honoree Serves Therapeutic Riding Center

August 06, 2011

The AAEP commends Kevin Nelson, DVM, for showing kindness through his service to a therapeutic riding program.... Read More


AAEP Accepting Nominations for 2011 Good Works Campaign

July 13, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is encouraging horse owners and equine industry ... Read More


AAEP Issues Statement on GAO Horse Welfare Report

June 28, 2011

AAEP President William Moyer, DVM, issued a statement in response to the recent GAO report examining horse ... Read More


AAEP Foundation Aids Horses Affected by Severe Weather

May 28, 2011

Relief organizations responding to equine emergencies in the aftermath of a series of destructive storms this ... Read More


AHC, AAEP Work With USDA to Coordinate EHV-1 Case Reporting

May 20, 2011

An EHV-1 case reporting system developed by the AHC, AAEP, and USDA:APHIS:VS is now in place.... Read More


AAEP to Host Joint Meetings on Colic and Business

May 18, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' to host joint meetings, "Focus on Colic" and "Business ... Read More


AAEP Urges Caution on Federal Horse Racing Drug Bill

May 06, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has expressed concern with "very broad language" in federal legislation geared toward use of performance-enhancing drugs in racehorses. The legislation, introduced in Congress May 4, apparently ... Read More


AAEP Foundation to Host International Equine Colic Research Symposium

May 04, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation will host the 10th International Equine Colic Research Symposium, July 26-28, 2011, in Indianapolis, Ind. The symposium, held every three years, alternating between Europe and North ... Read More


Improve Equine Small Intestine Ultrasounds: Try Oil and Fasting (AAEP 2010)

April 27, 2011

The equine gastrointestinal system is extensive, with the small intestine measuring 70 feet in length alone. Because the small intestine coils throughout the abdomen, diagnosing a specific lesion in the small intestine is extremely challenging for ... Read More


AAEP Foundation Joins

April 25, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioner's (AAEP) Foundation is demonstrating its commitment to using gifts effectively through a new online resource. As one of the early adopters of, the AAEP Foundation has partnered with the ... Read More


AAEP, NTRA, RMTC Organizing Upcoming Summit to Address Race-Day Medication

April 23, 2011

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors announced April 21 that it will join the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) in organizing an international ... Read More