American Association of Equine Practitioners

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Vaughan, Scoggins Named AAEP 2009 Distinguished Educators

December 09, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners yesterday honored John Thomas Vaughan, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and the late Dean Scoggins, DVM, with the annual Distinguished Educator Award for advancing the equine veterinary profession through impact... Read More

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White Begins Term as New AAEP President

December 09, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has introduced Nathaniel A. White, II, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, a respected equine researcher and surgeon, as its 2010 president during the 55th Annual Convention, which is under way in Las Vegas,... Read More

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AAEP Award to Support Wobbler Syndrome Research

December 08, 2009

Jennifer Janes, DVM, a graduate student in the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky, was selected as the 2009 recipient of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents'... Read More

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Racehorse Issues Leader to Receive AAEP Distinguished Service Award

December 08, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners will recognize a past president who has guided the AAEP in racing and welfare issues with the annual Distinguished Service Award during the 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. AAEP Past Pre... Read More

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NAERIC Receives AAEP Welfare Award

December 08, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners will honor NAERIC, a council of family ranchers that manage broodmares producing quality horses of several breeds as well as provide pregnant mares' urine (PMU). ... Read More

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AAEP Convention Lights Up Las Vegas

December 07, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' 55th Annual Convention is on stage in Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 5 - 9, as the world's largest continuing education meeting for equine veterinarians.

The convention was expecte... Read More

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AAEP to Induct Dr. Jay Addison to the Board of Directors

December 07, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will install longtime Louisiana practitioner Jay Addison, DVM, as a new member of the board of directors during the Dec. 8 President's Luncheon at the 55th Annual Convention, which is ... Read More

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Dr. John A. Stick to Join AAEP Board of Directors

December 07, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will welcome John A. Stick, DVM, Michigan State University's large animal hospital chief of staff, as a new member of the board of directors this week during the 55th Annual Convention... Read More

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Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz to Join AAEP Board of Directors

December 06, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners will induct Colorado State University professor Josie Traub-Dargatz, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, to the AAEP board of directors at the 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev.

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Utah Practitioner Roger Rees Named AAEP Director at Large

December 06, 2009

Utah practitioner Roger Rees, DVM, will join the American Association of Equine Practitioners' board of directors as a director at large during the 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. He will be sworn in with other new members of the ... Read More

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Glaucoma Discussed at Equine Ophthalmology Meeting

November 13, 2009

Glaucoma, a group of diseases resulting from alterations in the formation and drainage of aqueous humor (clear eye fluid), which causes an increase in intraocular pressure above what's compatible with normal function of the retina and... Read More

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Questions on Racehorse Health? Ask the AAEP

October 28, 2009

The health of the racehorse will be the featured topic in November as part of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' "Ask the Vet" online discussion on its hors... Read More

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Merial Becomes AAEP Educational Partner

October 26, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today announced the addition of Merial as an Educational Partner. The Educational Partner includes a group of 11 corporations dedicated to providing resources and support for education... Read More

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AAEP's Resort Symposium Blends Learning, Adventure for Equine Veterinarians

October 24, 2009

Tropical adventures, intimate lectures and world-renowned speakers will highlight the American Association of Equine Practitioners� 12th Annual Resort Symposium, Jan. 24-26, 2010, in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.  Bayer Healthcare--Animal Healt... Read More

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AAEP Members Rank Equine Research Needs

October 21, 2009

Laminitis and colic were the top two equine conditions in need of more research, according to nearly 600 members of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) who recently responded to a survey conducted by the AAEP Foundation. The... Read More

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TheHorse.com en Español: AAEP 2008 Causas de Laminitis

October 07, 2009

This is one of a series of articles translated as part of our partnership with A Caballo, an equine publication based in Mexico, and Jorge Murga, DVM. Keep an... Read More

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AAEP: Vaccinate Horses to Prevent Rabies

September 22, 2009

When a horse is infected with rabies, the outcome is invariably fatal. But taking the simple step of ensuring an annual vaccination for your horse will nearly eliminate your horse’s risk of contracting this deadly disease.

In observation of... Read More

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AAEP Convention to Feature Equine Critical Care, Pain Management

September 16, 2009

The 55th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners will take the stage in Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 5-9. The convention is expected to attract more than 3,500 veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians for... Read More

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AAEP Contributes to Racehorse Safety Alliance

August 21, 2009

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Safety and Integrity Alliance has received a contribution of $15,000 from the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

"The American Association of Equine Practitioners and its foundation... Read More

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Horse Eye Problems to be Focus of AAEP Fall Meeting

July 14, 2009

The treatment and diagnosis of conditions affecting the equine eye will be the topic of the AAEP's debut fall meeting, Focus on Ophthalmology, Oct. 1-3 in Raleigh, N.C.

Ocular trauma, infection, and disease can lead to some of the most... Read More

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Uterine Inflammation, AAEP 2008

June 26, 2009

The mare's reproductive tract is similar to the respiratory tract in that both have mucosal immune systems. In both areas, the mucosal immune system is capable of producing excessive quantities of mucus when persistently irritated. Robert C.... Read More

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Medication Threshold Review, AAEP 2008

June 23, 2009

At the 2008 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, Keith Soring, DVM, presented material regarding withdrawal times and therapeutic thresholds of medications in horses. A threshold is a defined concentration of a "regulatory analyte... Read More

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Foal Immune Responses after WNV Vaccination, AAEP 2008

June 21, 2009

Vaccinating 5-month-old foals with a single dose of West Nile virus chimeric vaccine in the presence of maternal antibodies to West Nile virus does induce a cell-mediated response (in the foal). ... Read More

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AAEP Member Honored for Therapeutic Riding Horse Care

June 19, 2009

For the past 10 years, Richard Markell, DVM, has traveled every Wednesday afternoon to the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center in Orange County, Calif., about 75 miles from his own practice in Encinitas, Calif.

An AAEP member who has cared... Read More

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R. Equi and Extrapulmonary Disorders, AAEP 2008

June 18, 2009

Rhodococcus equi bronchopneumonia is a prevalent cause of disease in foals, said M. Keith Chaffin, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, a professor of medicine at Texas A&M University's vet school, at the 2008 American Association of Equine... Read More