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Three Join AAEP Board of Directors

November 22, 2017

Duane Chappell, DVM; Foster Northrop, DVM; and Deborah Spike-Pierce, DVM, MBA, will serve three-year terms.... Read More

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Macpherson Installed as 2018 AAEP President

November 22, 2017

Margo Macpherson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, is a tenured professor of reproduction at the University of Florida.... Read More

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Oregon Equine Reproduction Specialist Named AAEP Treasurer

November 22, 2017

Lisa Metcalf, MS, DVM, Dipl. ACT, founding owner of Honahlee, PC, an equine reproduction facility in Sherwood, Oregon.... Read More

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FEI, Glasgow Extend Equine Injury Research Agreement

November 22, 2017

The FEI and the University of Glasgow will further develop the Global Endurance Injuries Study. ... Read More

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Colic Researcher Named Past Presidents' Research Fellow

November 21, 2017

Dr. Anje Bauck received the 2017 AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow for her equine colic surgery research.... Read More

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Sears Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow

November 21, 2017

Dr. Kelly Sears' equine piroplasmosis research resulted in the discovery of a new Theileria organism.... Read More

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BI Announces 2017 Equine Research Award Recipients

November 21, 2017

The "Advancement in Equine Research Award" gives $45,000 for infectious disease research. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Acupuncture

November 21, 2017

Nearly half of the 475 respondents said they have had acupuncture performed on their horses.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets From the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 21, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from Monday's educational sessions and the AAEP President's luncheon.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, ethics, handling rank horses in the field, and more! ... Read More

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'UK at the Half' Features Ag Equine Programs Director

November 20, 2017

Dr. Mick Peterson talked about how UK's equine programs prepare graduates for careers in the horse industry.... Read More

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Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets from the opening session of the 2017 AAEP Convention in San Antonio.... Read More

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FEI: Two Horses Test Positive for Banned Substances

November 18, 2017

An endurance horse and a jumping horse tested positive for ractopamine and o-desmethyltramadol, respectively.... Read More

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UK to Host 2018 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

November 17, 2017

Presenters will cover topics including safety, horse welfare, equine reproduction, horse management, and more.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition to Participate in #GivingTuesday

November 17, 2017

The UHC will host an #UNselfie contest to promote giving and gelding on the global day of philanthropy.... Read More

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EIA: What's the Big Deal?

November 17, 2017

Find out where veterinarians are seeing an uptick in equine infectious anemia cases.... Read More

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Technology Connecting Veterinarians, Clients

November 16, 2017

Telemedicine is growing in popularity among veterinarians and clients, but it doesn't come without risks.... Read More

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UHC Publishes Estate Planning Guide

November 16, 2017

The guide compares trusts and wills, the different trust types, and more.... Read More

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Researchers Connect the Dots on Spotted Coat Color Genetics

November 16, 2017

Base coat color and horse sex appear to play significant roles in spotting patterns, researchers learned. ... Read More

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Putting the Tractor Before the Horse

November 15, 2017

Must-know info when buying a tractor for your horse property.... Read More

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USEF Adds Autofill to Online MPA Disclosure Form

November 15, 2017

Equestrians must report MPA (or Depo-Provera) administration within 90 days before a USEF-licensed competition.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Florida Horse Shooting

November 15, 2017

The owner hopes the offer of a $2,000 cash reward will help police locate whoever killed her horse near Jacksonville.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Does the Time Change Affect Your Horse Schedule?

November 14, 2017

Of the 702 respondents, 293 (42%) said they ride less often because it's dark when they get home in the evening.... Read More

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Asiatic Wild Ass Returns to Kazakhstan's Central Steppes

November 14, 2017

For the first time in more than a century kulan (or Asiatic wild asses) are residing on Kazakhstan's central steppes.... Read More

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WinStar, Grayson-Jockey Club Partner for Giving Tuesday

November 14, 2017

WinStar will sponsor of the WinStar-Grayson #GivingTuesday Challenge, to be held on Nov. 28.... Read More