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Mega Grand Flex

Grand Meadows Nutritional Products Inc. introduces their newest equine joint supplement, Mega Grand Flex. Mega Grand Flex is designed to help horses that have not responded to traditional ingredient levels in joint support products. Read More

AAEP Foundation Research Fellow Scholarship Winner Announced

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation, Inc., recognized Ashlee E. Watts, DVM of Ithaca, N.Y., as the recipient of the 2007 AAEP Foundation Research Fellow on Dec. 3 during the AAEP 53rd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla. Th Read More

Give the Gift of Veterinary Care for Working Animals this Holiday Season

Bring the spirit of the holiday season to those who cannot help themselves with a gift of veterinary care for animals in need. The American Fondouk, a charitable, U.S.-run animal Read More

USEF to Host Clinics for Veterinarians

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will present two clinics in 2008 for veterinarians involved with national-level horse shows. These clinics are designed specifically for show veterinarians, testing veterinarians, and senior Read More

Florida Vet Med Professor Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

John Harvey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, a professor in and chairman of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine's department of physiological sciences, has received the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology's lifetime Read More

Britain Giving Temporary Leeway on Horse Transport Certificates

Britain's Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has declared a four-month amnesty for people transporting horses or livestock who miss the Jan. 5, 2008, deadline for gaining a certificate of competence.

The Government Read More

Nominations Being Accepted for 'Beautiful Horses of Michigan' Project

Equine artist Karen Brenner is seeking nominations for her newest series of paintings, "Beautiful Horses of Michigan." Brenner said she hopes to include a wide variety of breeds and colors in the project. Horses will be selected based on the Read More

AVMA: Local Governments Not to Regulate Veterinary Procedures

The Executive Board of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recently passed a new policy to keep local municipalities out of the business of regulating veterinary procedures. The policy also bolsters the authority of state bodies t Read More

LSU to Host Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an equine artificial insemination workshop for horse owners and breeders Feb. 9-10, 2008. This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and Read More

ASPCA Supporting Proposed Ban on NYC Horse Carriages

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will support Councilman Tony Avella's proposed bill to ban carriage horses from New York City streets. The bill is Read More

Cushing's, Parkinson's Link? Oklahoma State Researcher Receives Grant for Study

Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ABVP, is an assistant professor with the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. McFarlane recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Read More

Sharpsburg Horse Rescue: One Year Later

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the largest recorded horse rescue in the state of Maryland. The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) continues to feel the affects of the horse seizure, and six horses are still in need of Read More

Guelph Adds Two Offerings to Equine Continuing Education Program

Equine Guelph will now offer a diploma in Equine Studies and a certificate in Equine Business Management. These will be offered in addition to the Equine Science certificate.

The new diploma in Equine Studies consists of 10 courses; the Read More

Lexol Leather Care 8 oz. Bottle

Lexol Leather Cleaner is pH-balanced to safely and thoroughly clean leather without the harshness or potentially damaging effects of saddle soaps. Lexol Leather Conditioner penetrates the surface to replenish natural oils and restore its original Read More

Dr. Brian Carroll Joins AAEP Board of Directors

Brian S. Carroll, DVM, of Edmond, Okla., has been elected to the American Association of Equine Practitioners' board of directors. He began his term as Director at Large at the AAEP's 53rd Annual Convention, held Dec. 1-5 in Orlando, Fla. Read More

Wisconsin Vet School Techs Gain Anesthesia Certification

Three certified veterinary technicians at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine recently attained specialty certification in anesthesia.

In addition to an examination, Mary Graber (Marshall, Wis.), Kristen Hunyady Read More

Dr. Robert Lewis Honored as AAEP Distinguished Life Member

AAEP Past President Robert D. Lewis, DVM, of Elgin, Texas, was recognized for his contributions to veterinary medicine and the AAEP at the Dec. 4 President's Luncheon during the association's 53rd Annual Convention.

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Dr. Nat White Joins AAEP Board as Vice President

Nathaniel A. White II, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Leesburg, Va., has been selected as the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) next vice president. White will ascend to the AAEP presidency in 2010.

A board-certified surgeon and a Read More

5 Million: AQHA Counting Down to Milestone Registration

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)--the world's largest equine breed registry and membership organization--recently began its "Countdown to 5 Million." One AQHA member will ride off with the actual registration number 5,000,000. Read More

Norwood Receives AAEP Distinguished Service Award

Gary L. Norwood, DVM, was recognized as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 53rd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla.

Awarded to an individual who has provided exemplary Read More

Dr. Eleanor Green to Serve as AAEP President in 2008

Eleanor Green, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ABVP, of Gainesville, Fla., will be installed as the 54th president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during the group's annual convention in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 1-5. She will serve Read More

Horse Owners Reminded to Participate in Agriculture Census

The American Horse Council (AHC) is reminding all members of the horse community to participate in the 2007 Census of Agriculture being conducted by the USDA.

The USDA census, taken every five years, is a count of U.S. farms, ranches, and Read More

Thoroughbred Adoption Program to Receive AAEP Equine Welfare Award

The Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program (FLTAP) in Farmington, N.Y., is the 2007 recipient of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Equine Welfare Award, the Lavin Cup. Named for AAEP Past President A. Gary Lavin, VMD, the Read More

Medical Doctor, Barbaro Team Honored for Contributions to Equine Health

George Bagby, MD, MS, and Barbaro’s owners Roy and Gretchen Jackson, along with trainer Michael Matz, have been named the 2007 recipients of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ George Stubbs Award, an honor that recognizes the Read More

Wedgewood Pharmacy Now Exchanging Expired Medications

Wedgewood Pharmacy recently introduced the Refresh Exchange Program, which allows veterinarians to return expired custom-compounded medications for exchange at no cost. The program is a first in the compounding pharmacy profession.

Through Read More