Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Keeping Horses in the Asphalt Jungle

December 10, 2015

From vets stuck in city traffic to vexing ventilation issues, urban-dwelling horse owners deal with unique challenges. ... Read More

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Six Promising New Vets Awarded AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 09, 2015

Six 2015 veterinary graduates committed to careers in equine medicine were each presented with $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Ultrasonography Pioneer Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

December 09, 2015

Dr. Virginia Reef was named a distinguished educator (academic) at the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Retired Practitioner Named Distinguished Educator

December 09, 2015

Recently retired John W. Lee, Jr., DVM, received the Distinguished Educator (Mentor) Award at the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on mature performance horse health, field surgery, heaves, lameness, and more. ... Read More

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AAEP Past President Receives Distinguished Life Member Award

December 09, 2015

Dr. Nat White was recognized for his leadership and volunteerism in the AAEP during his 43 years of membership.... Read More

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New Jersey Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors

December 08, 2015

Daniel P. Keenan, DVM, will serve on the board for a three-year term, which expires in 2018.... Read More

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Montana Consulting Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board

December 08, 2015

Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, retired in 2015 from a New York practice to open a veterinary consulting practice in Montana.... Read More

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Florida Reproduction Specialist Named AAEP Vice President

December 08, 2015

Margo Macpherson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, will assume the role of AAEP president in 2018.... Read More

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Maryland Sport Horse Practitioner to Lead the AAEP in 2016

December 08, 2015

Kathleen Anderson, DVM, was installed as president during the Dec. 8 President's Luncheon at the AAEP Convention. ... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from the Milne lecture and sessions on colic, digestive health, pathology, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Shopping

December 08, 2015

Of the 633 respondents, 331 (52%) indicated they would be most likely to shop for a used saddle.... Read More

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AAEP Convention Day 2: Who Needs Sleep?

December 08, 2015

Our vet-on-the-ground gives a look at her round-the-clock experience at the AAEP Convention.... Read More

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MSU EMS Researcher Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow

December 07, 2015

Dr. Jane Marie Manfredi hopes to optimize field-oriented dynamic insulin and glucose regulation tests and more.... Read More

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CSU Researcher Receives Past Presidents' Research Fellow

December 07, 2015

Dr. Aimee Colbath is researching bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells for treating equine musculoskeletal disease.... Read More

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Veterinary Students Receive Scholarships at AAEP Convention

December 07, 2015

Eight students committed to careers in equine medicine received $2,500 scholarships from the AAEP Foundation and Markel.... Read More

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Five Vet Students Receive Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 07, 2015

The students received the inaugural $5,000 scholarships via the Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation scholarship program.... Read More

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Accused Florida Farm Owner Can Keep Horses on Property

December 07, 2015

The man, accused of illegally possessing horsemeat for human consumption, is allowed to keep horses on his property.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 07, 2015

Tweets from the Kester News Hour and sessions on wound management, neonatal care, rehabilitation, and more. ... Read More

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How Genetically Modified is Your Horse's Feed?

December 07, 2015

You might be surprised to find out with this introduction to GMOs.... Read More

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What Happens in Vegas Ends Up Posted on The Horse

December 06, 2015

Day 1: Our regular veterinary contributor shares her game plan for getting the most out of the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Barn Owner Seeks Settlement Over Allegedly Tainted Feed

December 06, 2015

The barn operator alleges that 13 of her horses died after consuming monensin-tainted horse feed.... Read More

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A Horse Owner at AAEP

December 05, 2015

Get an insider's look at the world's largest gathering of equine veterinarians.... Read More

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Understanding Automatism in Performance Horses

December 05, 2015

Why does a racehorse keep running after losing his jockey? Because of a brain function called automatism.... Read More

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National HBPA Supports AHC Welfare Code

December 04, 2015

The code is a broad set of principles designed to establish good equine welfare procedures for industry organizations.... Read More