AAEP Convention 2012

More than 6,000 equine veterinarians, students, technicians, trade show exhibitors, and guests will gather Dec. 1-5 for the 2012 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) convention in Anaheim, Calif.

  • December 1-5, 2012
  • Anaheim, CA, USA

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Infectious Disease: EPM (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about the organisms that cause equine protozoal myeloencephalitis and treatment options for the disease.... Read More

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Gastrointestinal Tract (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Topics include post-colic stent bandages and decoding small intestine problems with ultrasound.... Read More

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Managing Emergencies (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

The vet's role during barn fires; managing dehydration and exhaustion; and preventing medication mishaps.... Read More

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Reproduction (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Topics include keeping mares in foal, metabolic syndrome and pregnancy, and more.... Read More

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Joint Injections (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about joint injections, including site prep, infection, corticosteroids, hyaluronan, and more.... Read More

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Equine Dental Care (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about tooth extraction complications and options vets have for handling tooth extraction failures.... Read More

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Stem Cell Therapy (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about stem cell therapy for uterine inflammation, superficial digital flexor tendon injuries, and more.... Read More

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Top Equine Studies of 2012 (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Drs. Fortier, Reed, and McCue present recent study summaries from colic to equine metabolic syndrome.... Read More

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Veterinary Ethics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about vet-client-patient and vet-farrier relationships, plus ethical issues facing racetrack vets.... Read More

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Feeding Orphan Foals (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Dr. Mary Rose Paradis discusses options and methods for feeding orphan foals.... Read More

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Lameness (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Topics include track surfaces, suspensory, flexion tests, sesamoid, and non-weight-bearing injuries, and more.... Read More

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Therapeutics and Medicine (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Find out about flunixin meglumine for hoof pain; IV and oral bute testing; and a GI drug for use in eye exams.... Read More

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Diagnostics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 20, 2013

Diagnostic testing for insulin issues, lyme disease, L. intracellularis, and respiratory conditions.... Read More

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Hoof Care and Disease (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 20, 2013

Learn about club feet, localizing pain, hoof biomechanics, and the role radiographs play in farriery.... Read More

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2012 Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

March 20, 2013

Dr. Stephanie Valberg discussed exertional rhabdomyolysis (formerly tying up) at the 2012 Milne lecture.... Read More

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Live from the 2012 AAEP Convention

December 05, 2012

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones joins the show live from American Association of Equine Practitioners conference... Read More

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Protect Your Horse from Midges with a Sweet Itch Blanket

August 29, 2013

These special blankets keep bugs off your horse and prevent a frustrating skin condition. A TheHorse.com Q&A.... Read More

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Stabilizing Equine Limb Fractures in the Field (AAEP 2012)

May 24, 2013

Properly stabilizing of equine limb fractures helps improve the chances of successful surgical repair.... Read More

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Bandages for Fracture Stabilization Evaluated (AAEP 2012)

April 29, 2013

Researchers evaluated Robert Jones bandage application methods to determine the best way to limit limb motion.... Read More

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Diagnosing Hoof Lameness due to Multiple Causes (AAEP 2012)

April 22, 2013

One vet said multiple abnormalities could contribute to hoof lameness, rather than just one problem.... Read More

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Head Position Impacts Kissing Spines Evaluation (AAEP 2012)

April 20, 2013

How a horse stands during X rays might influence how vets interpret images when diagnosing kissing spines. ... Read More

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Top Reasons for Early Embryonic Death Described (AAEP 2012)

April 14, 2013

One veterinarian says many cases of early embryonic death (EED) are probably not preventable.... Read More

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Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More

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Ultrasonography to Diagnose Equine Lung Problems (AAEP 2012)

April 11, 2013

One veterinarian described the steps involved in conducting an ultrasound examination of the equine lungs.... Read More

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Beware of Problems up to Two Weeks after Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 10, 2013

Potentially life-threatening postpartum complications in the mare can arise for up to two weeks after foaling.... Read More