Two Companies Join AAEP Educational Partners Program

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has announced the additions of Ceva Animal Health LLC and Dechra Veterinary Products LLC as educational partners. The educational partnership program consists of 13 corporations that providing resources and education through the AAEP to equine veterinarians and horse owners to improve the health and welfare of the horse.

“We are excited and proud to become an AAEP Educational Partner,” said Steve Hoffman, MBA, vice president of the equine business at Ceva Animal Health. “Ceva shares a similar mission with the AAEP, and is committed to supporting the development of equine professionals and providing leadership for the benefit of the equine industry. It is our privilege to partner with the AAEP, and we look forward to our involvement with the association and its members.”

Marian Little, DVM, manager of equine technical and professional services for Dechra Veterinary Products, added, “Dechra’s new partnership with AAEP represents a significant step forward in achieving our vision of becoming a recognized leader in the equine veterinary industry. Furthermore, Dechra’s commitment to a partnership with AAEP is integral to providing our equine-focused customers the top-tier level of educational and technical support they deserve. We anticipate many years of collaborative educational opportunities with AAEP that will ultimately serve to elevate members’ perception of Dechra Veterinary Products.”

As committed partners to equine practitioners and their clients, Ceva Animal Health and Dechra Veterinary Products have been longstanding supporters of the AAEP and its educational opportunities for its members as exhibitors and through the support of key events at the AAEP’s Annual Convention.

“It is rewarding to have companies of Ceva and Dechra’s excellence interested in promoting the importance of equine health care,” said David Foley, AAEP executive director. “We look forward to working together to benefit the continuing education of equine practitioners and horse owners for the health of the horse.”

The 11 other AAEP educational partners are Bayer HealthCare Animal Health; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; IDEXX Laboratories; Luitpold Animal Health; Merial; Merck Animal Health; Nutramax Laboratories, Inc.; Nutrena; Platinum Performance; Purina; and Zoetis. The AAEP also has to two media partners—The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care and EQUUS—that support the AAEP through education and dissemination to members and their clients of cutting-edge horse health news.

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