Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Veterinarians Honored

January 01, 2001

The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care has an Editorial Advisory Board of 37 members who offer guidance and critique on the content of the magazine each month. Some of these practitioners have received awards from professional organizations in... Read More

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Continuing Education at the AAEP Convention

January 01, 2001

T he American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) recently held its 45th Annual Convention in Albuquerque, N.M. More than 2,600 veterinarians attended, plus spouses, veterinary students, technicians, and exhibitors. Ben Franklin, DVM,... Read More

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State Veterinarians' Offices Listed Online

January 01, 2001

Your state veterinarian’s office handles health concerns of horses ranging from West Nile virus and other encephalitic diseases to Coggins test requirements. Do you know how to contact your state veterinarian for information about your state’s... Read More

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Foals Born From Frozen Eggs at Colorado State

January 01, 2001

The first foals produced from eggs that were harvested from a mare, frozen, then thawed, were born recently at Colorado State University’s Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory (ARBL). Researchers say this is an important breakthrough... Read More

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Horseman's Day 2001 Owner Education

January 01, 2001

The AAEP will present Horseman’s Day 2001 in conjunction with its annual convention for veterinarians in San Diego, Calif., at the San Diego Convention Center on Nov. 25. The agenda is filled with educational sessions designed especially for horse... Read More

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Filly or Colt? Find Out Before It's Born

January 01, 2001

Knowing the gender of a foal before it is born helps the horse owner or breeder better manage several different aspects of the horse business. This new management tool is very safe, accurate, and can be incorporated into most breeding programs... Read More

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Thoughts on Equine Dentistry

January 01, 2001

I believe very few aspects of equine health care have attracted as much attention and advanced as rapidly in the past five years as the practice of equine dentistry. There have been rapid technological developments in the equipment and... Read More

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The Guttural Pouch: Friend or Foe?

January 01, 2001

The unique qualities of the horse can be a blessing or a curse. Sometimes, they can be both. Consider the peculiar guttural pouches. Present in only a few other animals, these structures are diverticula of the auditory (eustachian) tubes and,... Read More

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Shockwave: Sounds of the Future

January 01, 2001

An extracorporeal shock wave therapy device sounds high-tech, and it is. Based on the same technology that is used in human medicine to break up kidney stones, shock wave therapy is being defined, and refined, for use in treating various injurie... Read More

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American Live Stock/AAEP Scholarship Winners

January 01, 2001

Six veterinary students were named as winners of the 1999 American Association of Equine Practitioners/American Live Stock Insurance Company scholarships during the AAEP’s Annual Convention in December.

Scholarships are in the... Read More

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Zweig Fund 2000 Research Awards

January 01, 2001

The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research honors the late Dr. Harry M. Zweig, a distinguished veterinarian, and his numerous contributions to New York’s equine industry. In 1979, by amendment to the parimutuel revenue laws, the New York... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Membership Forums Open Again

January 01, 2001

Last year, the AAEP membership forums were closed to all non-AAEP members. This year, these forums have returned to their format of previous years, which featured an open session for 90 minutes at the start of the forum followed by a sessio... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Hands-On Learning

January 01, 2001

The AAEP offers "wet labs" for practitioners who want to take advantage of hands-on learning from experts in the field. This year, there are six different day-long labs offered (and two ultrasound labs, which are offered as two half-day... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Professional Development

January 01, 2001

Are you sometimes worried that your veterinarian will break down before your horse? Stress is a common problem in the lifestyle that goes along with treating animals while traveling long distances. Besides the stress of doing a good job and... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Fighting Infection

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Reproduction

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Lameness/Injury

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: General Medicine

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Sunrise Sessions and Table Topics

January 01, 2001

The Sunrise Sessions (and lunchtime Table Topics) offer AAEP convention attendees a roundtable type of discussion format where they can choose their particular interests from a long list of popular topics. They can ask questions of session... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: State-of-the-Art Topic

January 01, 2001

Milne Lecture Features 3-D Anatomy Software

The Frank J. Milne Lecture is named for AAEP past president and distinguished life member Frank J. Milne. Each year, the lecture focuses on subjects and techniques considered... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Education for Horse Owners at the AAEP Convention

January 01, 2001

Horseman's Day

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), enthused by the response to last year's inaugural Horseman's Day, will host a program for horse owners again this year as part of the annual veterinary... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Learning About Bits and Bitting

January 01, 2001

SPONSORED BY THE HORSE: YOUR GUIDE TO EQUINE HEALTH CARE

Veterinarians at the AAEP sessions in San Diego who want to learn more about how bits function and how horses react to certain types of bit pressure would do... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Predicting Performance

January 01, 2001

If only we could accurately predict a horse's future athletic performance, we'd know which horses on which to spend our fortunes. Many early factors in estimating a yearling's potential have been proven correct, others false, and there's many fo... Read More

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Endoscopic Exams Indicate Racing Potential

January 01, 2001

Recent research indicates that endoscopic examination of yearlings can help determine their eventual racing success. However, researchers also showed that certain abnormalities previously considered to be indicators of poor performance were not... Read More

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2001 World Equine Veterinary Association Meeting

January 01, 2001

The seventh convention of the World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) was held in Sorrento, Italy, on Oct. 5-7, only a few weeks after the terrorist attacks in the United States. Attendance at the conference was down slightly because of the... Read More