AAEP Convention


Events at 2015 AAEP Convention to Benefit Horse Welfare

September 29, 2015

A scramble-style golf tournament and the AAEP Foundation Celebration will both raise funds to improve horse welfare.... Read More


Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

August 28, 2015

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More


Does Equine PPID Affect Immune Responses to Vaccination?

June 14, 2015

Horses with PPID had lessened antibody titers following vaccination for rhinopneumonitis and West Nile virus.... Read More


Designing an Equine Wellness Plan for Your Practice

June 13, 2015

Wellness plans are a win-win-win for clinic, client, and patient. Learn how to implement one in your vet practice.... Read More


Using Fluorescent Markers to Look at Laminar Microanatomy

June 12, 2015

This method showed that the hoof appears to be impacted more extensively by laminitis than previously thought.... Read More


Colic Surgery: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

June 12, 2015

While vets have made progress in improving colic surgery in the past 40 years, there are still improvements to be made.... Read More


Surgical Treatment for Delayed Patellar Release Studied

June 11, 2015

Researchers determined that 89% of affected horses benefited from a procedure called medial patellar ligament splitting.... Read More


Tiludronate's Efficacy in Managing Navicular Cases

June 10, 2015

Researchers observed a 16% improvement in horses' lameness when using the drug compared to corrective shoeing alone.... Read More


Corticosteroid Clearance Following Joint Injections

May 17, 2015

Researchers found that corticosteroid elimination varies depending on the dose used and the number of joints treated.... Read More


Veterinarians Discuss Limb Deformities

May 15, 2015

Two equine surgeons shared their thoughts on rotational limb deformities, contracted carpal joints, club feet, and more.... Read More


Caring for Horses in the Navajo Nation

May 14, 2015

Navajo officials hope to reduce the surplus feral tribal horse population with roundups and veterinary management.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Low-Dose Diclazuril

May 10, 2015

Scientists from UC Davis studied low-dose diclazuril administration in foals and adult horses with positive results.... Read More


Gastrointestinal Drug Safe for Use in Pregnant Mares

May 09, 2015

Misoprostol, which can cause abortion in humans, is used to prevent or treat right dorsal colitis in horses.... Read More


Pelvic Fractures in Horses: Not Always Career-Ending

May 08, 2015

Researchers determined that if horses were discharged from the hospital, a good long-term outcome was likely.... Read More


MRI to Predict Catastrophic Fetlock Fractures in Racehorses

May 05, 2015

Researchers say MRI might be useful as a screening test to identify racehorses at increased risk of fetlock fracture.... Read More


Hearing Loss in Foals

May 03, 2015

Many conditions common to foals can contribute to or cause auditory dysfunction. Here's what to watch for.... Read More


Veterinarians: Manage Feet for Function

May 02, 2015

Hoof-related issues are a hot topic in veterinary medicine. Here's what practitioners discussed at a recent meeting.... Read More


Cooled-Shipped Sperm Quality's Effect on Fertility

May 01, 2015

One vet said sperm quality thresholds his team identified can help practitioners make better breeding decisions.... Read More


Veterinarians Discuss Stem Cells for Equine Joint Therapy

April 29, 2015

Equine athletes often require supportive care for their musculoskeletal systems, and stem cells can fill that need.... Read More


Researchers Study Compensatory Lameness

April 28, 2015

Consider this under-recognized issue before deciding which limb is the primary lameness source.... Read More


13 Ways to Predict Ovulation in Mares

April 22, 2015

Horse breeding is only as effective as your ability to predict a mare's impending ovulation. Here's how vets do so.... Read More


Study: Western Performance Horses with PSD Benefit from ACS

April 20, 2015

Researchers have found success treating some proximal suspensory desmitis cases with autologous conditioned serum (ACS).... Read More


Fertility Control Study in National Park Service Mares

April 16, 2015

The National Park Service is studying the use of fertility control vaccines to control feral horse populations.... Read More


Detecting Coffin Bone Fractures in Young Foals

April 14, 2015

Using proper diagnostic technique and good quality radiographs is critical when diagnosing these fractures in foals.... Read More


Owner-Reported Response to Headshaking Treatments

April 13, 2015

From fly masks and nose nets to antihistamines and supplements, find out which headshaking treatments worked best.... Read More