Recent News for Vet Convention Reports

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Franklin Named Distinguished AAEP Life Member

December 11, 2013

The AAEP presented Benjamin Franklin Jr., DVM, with the Distinguished Life Member Award. ... Read More

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AAEP Presents Distinguished Educator Awards at Convention

December 11, 2013

Dr. Frank Nickels and Dr. Barrie Grand received Distinguished Educator Awards.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2013 AAEP Convention

December 10, 2013

View some of the top tweets from Tuesday at the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention.... Read More

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2014 AAEP President, Vice President Installed

December 10, 2013

Dr. Jeff Blea takes the reins as president while Dr. Kathy Anderson takes over as vice president.... Read More

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New AAEP Board of Directors Members for 2014 Installed

December 10, 2013

Dr. Mark Baus and Dr. Stuart Brown have joined the AAEP board of directors.... Read More

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Veterinarian-Farrier Team Key to Managing Laminitic Horses

December 10, 2013

Both individuals' expertise is needed to rehab and maintain these horses' feet for the best possible outcome.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2013 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2013

View some of the top tweets from Monday at the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention.... Read More

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Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Research Award Recipients

December 09, 2013

Each researcher will receive a grant of $15,000 to study equine infectious diseases during 2014. ... Read More

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Nelson Receives AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Fellow

December 09, 2013

Nelson is researching early arthritis detection.... Read More

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Researchers Receive 2013 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows

December 09, 2013

Each received a $5,000 fellow to support their endeavors in equine research and a $500 travel stipend.... Read More

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Nutritional Management of Insulin Resistance in Horses

December 09, 2013

Learn how you can use nutritional planning to manage insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2013 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2013

View some of the top tweets from Sunday at the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention.... Read More

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Manual Lymph Drainage to aid in Laminitis Treatment?

December 08, 2013

One researcher believes manual lymph drainage might help speed recovery in affected horses. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Hoof Wall Tubule Density, Morphology

December 06, 2013

Researchers are studying if hoof wall tubule density could provide clues as to a laminitic horse's prognosis.... Read More

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Longeing Surface's Effects on Sound, Lame Horses

December 04, 2013

The team found movement symmetry differences between sound and lame horses longed on soft and hard surfaces.... Read More

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Commentary: Fourth CVC Features First Equine Track

November 29, 2013

Dr. Chris Riggs shares his thoughts on the recent Chinese Veterinary Conference's equine track.... Read More

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An Epidemiological Approach to Studying Laminitis

November 23, 2013

One researcher believes studying diseases in a real-world setting has both strengths and limitations. ... Read More

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Reparixin: The Future of Laminitis Treatment?

November 19, 2013

Brazilian researchers studied the drug reparixin's effects on horses with experimentally induced laminitis.... Read More

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Planning a Diet for a Laminitic Horse

November 18, 2013

Feeding a laminitic horse can be a challenge. Here are some tips for planning a diet suitable for such horses.... Read More

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Are All Obese Horses At Risk for EMS Development? Maybe Not

November 12, 2013

One researcher says it's unlikely that every obese horse is at risk of developing EMS and laminitis.... Read More

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Horse Body Weight, Age Important Laminitis Risk Factors

November 10, 2013

The risk factors associated with laminitis are many. But which are most important for owners to watch for?... Read More

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Laminitis Prevalence and Risk Factors in Great Britain

November 07, 2013

Researchers identified a number of novel laminitis risk factors, including management-level factors.... Read More

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2013 WEVA Congress in the Books

November 03, 2013

More than 500 attendees from 49 countries attended the 2013 WEVA Congress, held in Budapest, Oct. 3-5. ... Read More

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2013 Laminitis Conference to Offer Horse Owners Program

October 25, 2013

Owners will have an opportunity to talk to a panel of world-renowned experts about a variety of topics.... Read More

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Poster Session Returns to International Laminitis Conference

October 20, 2013

The International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot will take place Nov. 1-3 in Florida.... Read More