American Association of Equine Practitioners

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AAEP 2008: Olympic Veterinary Care

February 10, 2009

What's it like to be an equine veterinarian behind the scenes at the Olympic Games? Horse owners got to hear about the experience at the Healthy Horses Workshop of the 2008 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention (held Dec. 6-10... Read More

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Barn Fires: Strategies to Prevent and Respond (AAEP 2008)

February 04, 2009

Barn fires are the No. 1 local emergency that affects everyone from horse owners to veterinarians, and property owners to the horses themselves. Barn fires kill more horses annually than any other type of nonmedical emergency. ... Read More

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Veterinarian Locator Service Improved

January 23, 2009

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), in conjunction with Bayer Healthcare Animal Health, recently launched its new and improved Get-A-DVM locator service. This online service allows horse owners to find AAEP-member... Read More

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AAEP On Call Media Program to Receive Eclipse Award

January 15, 2009

The On Call media-assistance program of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has been honored with the 2008 Special Eclipse Award, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing... Read More

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AAEP Racing Task Force Puts the Horse First

December 17, 2008

"We have a crisis in Thoroughbred racing," stated Scott Palmer, VMD, of New Jersey, a past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and head of the AAEP Racing Task Force.

The AAEP Racing Task Force was conceived... Read More

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Five Vets Win Trip to AAEP Resort Symposium

December 17, 2008

Through its Legend Down Under Sweepstakes, Bayer Equine recently awarded five veterinarians the trip of a lifetime and the opportunity to log hours of CE credits at the Bayer-sponsored AAEP Resort Symposium in Gold Coast, Australia. The meeting wil... Read More

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2008 AAEP Convention Attendance Stats Released

December 17, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' 54th Annual Convention united equine practitioners across the globe in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10. As the world's largest meeting for equine veterinarians, the convention provided... Read More

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Distinguished Educators Honored at AAEP Convention

December 12, 2008

Two veterinarians who have significantly impacted the development and training of equine practitioners were honored during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 54th Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Timothy R... Read More

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AAEP Welcomes New International Director Des Leadon

December 12, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners inducted Des Leadon, MA, MVB, MSc, FRCVS, to the board of directors at its 54th Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10, 2008.

Leadon, who now holds the position of International... Read More

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Dr. Susan White Honored for Distinguished Service

December 11, 2008

Susan L. White, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, was recognized as the 2008 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award during the AAEP's 54th Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Presented to an individual who has provided exemplary... Read More

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Sellon Joins AAEP Board of Directors

December 11, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners installed Debora Sellon, DVM, PhD, as the new board member for District IX during the 54th Annual Convention, Dec. 6-10, in San Diego, Calif. Sellon succeeds Stuart Shoemaker, DVM, Dipl. ACVS.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Donors Honored at AAEP

December 11, 2008

Philanthropists John K. and Marianne Castle have been named the 2008 recipients of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' George Stubbs Award, an honor that recognizes contributions made to equine veterinary... Read More

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Hart Selected as AAEP Foundation Research Fellow

December 10, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners named Kelsey A. Hart, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, as the 2008 AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow at its 54th Annual Convention Dec. 6-10 in San Diego, Calif.

The $5,000 grant is awarded... Read More

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Rucker Joins AAEP Board

December 10, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners inducted B.A. Rucker, DVM, to the AAEP board of directors at its 54th Annual Convention, Dec. 6-10, in San Diego, Calif. Rucker, who represents District II (Middle Atlantic), was introduced... Read More

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Dr. Larry Bramlage Honored as AAEP Distinguished Life Member

December 10, 2008

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Past President Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, was recognized yesterday for his extensive contributions to veterinary medicine and the AAEP. He received the... Read More

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Racetrack Veterinarian Dr. Scott A. Hay to Join AAEP Board

December 09, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will induct racetrack practitioner Scott A. Hay, DVM, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to the AAEP board of directors at its 54th Annual Convention Dec. 6-10 in San Diego, Calif.

Hay, who was... Read More

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Jeffrey T. Berk to Join AAEP Executive Committee

December 09, 2008

Jeffrey T. Berk, VMD, of Ocala, Fla., will join the Executive Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners at the 54th Annual Convention, Dec. 6-10, in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Berk, who will serve as association treasurer, will be... Read More

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Connecticut Practitioner Harry Werner Becomes AAEP 2009 President

December 09, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners installed Harry W. Werner, VMD, as the AAEP's 2009 president at its 54th Annual Convention, Dec. 6-10, in San Diego, Calif. Werner officially took office during the President's Luncheon on Dec. 9.... Read More

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Dr. Carol Clark to Join AAEP Board of Directors

December 08, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners will induct Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, to the board of directors as director-at-large at the 54th Annual Convention, Dec. 6-10, 2008, in San Diego, Calif.

Clark will be introduced with... Read More

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Dr. Peter C. Bousum to Join AAEP Board of Directors

December 07, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners will install Peter C. Bousum, VMD, as a member of the board of directors at its 54th Annual AAEP Convention, Dec. 6-10, in San Diego, Calif. Bousum, who will represent District I (North Atlantic),... Read More

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AAEP Annual Convention Kicks Off in San Diego

December 07, 2008

The 54th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), held in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10, continues its long history of providing unsurpassed professional development for equine veterinarians. More than 3,500... Read More

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AAEP: Where to Eat in San Diego, from Gary and Barrie

December 05, 2008

Prepared for the AAEP Convention and its attendees, by Gary Norwood, DVM, and Barrie Grant, DVM, Dipl. ACVS (with inside info from his daughter, Aubyn)


GARY AND BARRIE'S GOOD GRUB

Best Breakfast:... Read More

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On-Site Registration Still Available for AAEP Farrier Sessions

November 17, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be offering a day of educational programming on farriery as part of its annual convention, which will take place in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10, 2008.

Topics at the farrier... Read More

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Standardbred Breeding Farm to Receive AAEP Welfare Award

November 17, 2008

Hanover Shoe Farms, the world's most prolific Standardbred breeding farm, will be honored with the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 2008 award for outstanding service in equine welfare, the Lavin Cup.

The Lavin Cup, name... Read More

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AAEP Convention Coming to San Diego in December

October 23, 2008

The 54th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be held in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10. This meeting will continue the group's long history of providing unsurpassed professional development... Read More