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Cold Weather Tips for Horse Owners

December 11, 2014

Here are five important tips to help owners keep horses healthy and safe during the cold days of winter.... Read More

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RMTC Cites Progress in Medication Reform Plan

December 11, 2014

More jurisdictions are operating or will soon be operating under all or part of the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

December 11, 2014

Keeping on top of changes to the equine influenza virus is critical to keeping vaccines up-to-date.... Read More

Dr. Johanna Reimer developed the ROST shoe after deconstructing a traditional shoe to fit one of her horses. With wear, she found her horse’s hoof health and balance improved.

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A Deconstruction of the Horseshoe

December 10, 2014

A veterinarian's search for better foot care options for her own horses led to a new way to shoe. ... Read More

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Should I Deworm My Horse in the Winter?

December 10, 2014

Is it worthwhile to deworm my horses during the winter?... Read More

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Wyoming Sues Feds Over Wild Horse Management

December 10, 2014

Meanwhile, a University of Wyoming researcher released study results on how wild horses and cattle graze the rangelands.... Read More

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CANTER USA Principal Awarded AAEP Lavin Cup

December 10, 2014

Robbie Timmons' vision has helped place more than 20,000 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses into new homes since 1997.... Read More

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Knowles Receives Inaugural AAEP Research Award

December 10, 2014

Dr. Donald Knowles confirmed that imidocarb dipropionate eliminates T. equi from horses with piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Hancock Receives AAEP's George Stubbs Award

December 10, 2014

Dell Hancock is the chair of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2014 AAEP Convention

December 10, 2014

Tidbits from sessions on the horse's back, biosecurity, infectious disease, pelvic fractures, and more.... Read More

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Delay OCD Surgery for Optimal Racehorse Performance

December 10, 2014

When it comes to some OCD lesions, letting nature run its course might be the better option, researchers say.... Read More

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Texas A&M Professor to Lead the AAEP in 2015

December 09, 2014

G. Kent Carter, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, installed as president; R. Reynolds Cowles, DVM, has been installed as vice president.... Read More

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AAEP Installs New Treasurer, Board of Directors Members

December 09, 2014

Drs. Jack Easley, Rob Franklin, Vivian Freer, and Katherine Garrett will serve in their new roles until 2017.... Read More

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Theriogenologist Honored with Distinguished Educator Award

December 09, 2014

Terry Blanchard, DVM, Dipl. ACT, received the AAEP 2014 Distinguished Educator (Academic) Award.... Read More

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AAEP Past-President Receives Distinguished Life Member Award

December 09, 2014

Terry Swanson, DVM, received the award for his leadership and volunteerism during his 46 years as an AAEP member.... Read More

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AAEP 'On Call' Spokesmen Receive Distinguished Service Award

December 09, 2014

The award honors Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, and Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR.... Read More

Flat halters made of nylon are inexpensive, strong, versatile, and a popular choice for regular barn use. Their synthetic material wears well and comes in a rainbow of colors.

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Poll Recap: Halter Preferences

December 09, 2014

Of the 1,228 respondents, 378 (31%) said they primarily use flat nylon halters for their horses.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2014 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2014

Take-homes from the Milne lecture and sessions on internal medicine, imaging, vet practice, ligament injuries, and more.... Read More

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Surgical vs. Medical Cecal Impaction Management

December 09, 2014

Researchers found that 82% of surgically managed horses and 61% of medically managed horses survived.... Read More

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NYC Council Gets Horse Carriage Ban Ordinance

December 08, 2014

The New York City council received the proposed ordinance to banish horse-drawn carriages from city streets Dec. 8.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2014 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2014

Tweets from the Kester News Hour and sessions on ophthalmology, lameness, sarcoids, and reproduction.... Read More

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A Vet's Day at the AAEP Convention

December 08, 2014

Find out what a day at the American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention entails for one veterinarian. ... Read More

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EQUUS Foundation Awards 2014 Research Fellows

December 08, 2014

Liara Gonzalez, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and Elaine Norton, DVM, MS, received the 2014 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows.... Read More

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2014 AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow

December 08, 2014

Emma Adam, BVetMed, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, is researching articular cartilage repair of degenerative joint disease.... Read More

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10 Toxic Substances to Avoid

December 08, 2014

Learn about 10 common plants and chemicals your horse should never eat.... Read More