American Association of Equine Practitioners

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AAEP Foundation Names Carrie J. Finno Past Presidents' Fellow

December 21, 2010

University of California, Davis, doctoral candidate Carrie J. Finno, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has received the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow for her contributions to advancing equine ... Read More

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Horse Welfare Wars: When Emotion and Fact Collide (AAEP 2010)

December 16, 2010

Equine welfare and the growing population of horses needing homes are quickly becoming some of the major challenges that veterinarians face on a daily basis, according to Tom Lenz, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, chairman of the Unwanted Horse Coalition, who ... Read More

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AAEP Convention Attracts 5,500 to Baltimore

December 16, 2010

The 56th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), held Dec. 4 - 8 in Baltimore, Md., attracted a crowd of 5,504 veterinary professionals, guests, and exhibitors, making it again the largest equine veterinary ... Read More

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AAEP Foundation and Pfizer Announce Equine Memorial Program Matching Challenge

December 13, 2010

Pfizer Animal Health has pledged to match up to $25,000 to donate to the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation's Equine Memorial Program in 2011. Pfizer Animal Health's matching challenge that urges practitioners to ... Read More

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AAEP 2010: Raker to Receive 'Beyond the Call' Award

December 08, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) paid tribute to prominent mentor and surgeon Charles Raker, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, with the Sage O. Kester "Beyond the Call" Award for his widespread contributions to the equine veterinary community.... Read More

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AAEP 2010: AAEP Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Outstanding Students

December 08, 2010

Eight outstanding veterinary students who have dedicated their careers to the health of horses were each awarded $2,500 scholarships from American Live Stock Inc., Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., and the AAEP Foundation.

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AAEP 2010: Inaugural 'Legend of the Year' Award Presented to California Veterinarian

December 07, 2010

Bayer Animal Health honored Liz Bracken, DVM, of Atascadero, Calif., as the inaugural recipient of the "Legend of the Year" award, which recognizes veterinary professionals who provide equitarian aid, or exceptional care for unwanted or abandoned ...... Read More

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AAEP 2010: Distinguished Life Member Award Presented

December 07, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) honored Jerry B. Black, DVM, with its Distinguished Life Member Award for more than 35 years of loyal service to the association.... Read More

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AAEP 2010: International Welfare Group Receives Lavin Cup

December 07, 2010

An international organization that aims to end the suffering of thousands of working equids in impoverished regions worldwide received the 2010 Lavin Cup today. The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) gives this equine welfare ...... Read More

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AAEP 2010: New President, Board Members Sworn in at President's Luncheon

December 07, 2010

Texas A&M professor Bill Moyer, DVM, took the reins today as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during the 2010 Annual Convention, which is under way through tomorrow in Baltimore, Md.... Read More

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Farriery Track Returns to AAEP Convention

December 05, 2010

"The AAEP feels it's very important to try to bring vets and farriers together," said Steve O'Grady, DVM, BVSc, MRCVS. "The AAEP accomplishes that by providing quality continuing education for both veterinarians and farriers and by bringing farriers... Read More

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AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist During Breeders' Cup Races

November 05, 2010

Equine veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners' On Call program will assist ESPN and ABC Sports with horse health information during the Nov. 5-6 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Churchill Downs.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Releases List of Grant Recipients of $262,000

November 01, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation has awarded $262,000 in grants to 15 nonprofit organizations and universities working for the health and welfare of horses. These 2010 grant recipients share the foundation's mission... Read More

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American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) 2010 Convention Preview

November 01, 2010

When the 56th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners drops anchor in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4-8, a sea of learning opportunities awaits the equine veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians expected to attend. ... Read More

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2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention Preview

November 01, 2010

When the 56th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners drops anchor in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4-8, a sea of learning opportunities awaits the equine veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians expected to attend. ... Read More

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AAEP Develops Veterinary Guidelines for the Care of the Racehorse

October 29, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today released guidelines for veterinarians who treat racehorses. The document, "Clinical Guidelines for Veterinarians Practicing in a Pari-Mutuel Environment," promotes medical ... Read More

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AAEP Students Work to Ensure the Health of WEG Equine Athletes

October 07, 2010

A group of talented fourth-year veterinary students preparing for careers in equine sports medicine are assisting with the care of elite competition horses during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.... Read More

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Veterinary Ophthalmology Professor to Give Milne Lecture at AAEP Convention

September 11, 2010

Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine, will present the prestigious Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Association of Eq... Read More

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Equine Veterinarians to Broaden Expertise During AAEP Annual Convention

September 10, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will strengthen the equine veterinarian's ability to serve the horse through applicable science, effective business tactics and welfare advocacy during its 56th Annual Convention, Dec.... Read More

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AAEP Enters Global Spotlight During WEG

September 09, 2010

When elite equestrians compete for world titles this month, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be working behind the scenes and before the cameras to ensure the health of equine athletes. The 2010 Alltech FE... Read More

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AAEP Urges Horse Owners and Veterinarians to Prepare for Severe Weather

September 03, 2010

The American Association of Equine Practitioners advises coastal veterinarians and horse owners to review their disaster response protocol during the height of the 2010 hurricane season.... Read More

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First AAEP Equitarian Workshop Emphasizes Service Through Experience

August 06, 2010

Attendees will gain hands-on experience serving equids in impoverished areas of Vera Cruz, where hundreds of horses are in need of saddle fitting, disease treatment, castration and other services.... Read More

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AAEP Releases Recommendations for Protecting the Safety and Welfare of Standardbred Racehorses

July 27, 2010

Following the creation of veterinary guidelines to protect the safety and welfare of racing Thoroughbreds and Quarter horses, the American Association of Equine Practitioners has adapted these recommendations for the harness racing industry. The whit... Read More

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AAEP Research Fellow Application Deadline Approaching

May 11, 2010

Applications are now being accepted for the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow, which is a $5,000 fellowship for AAEP members beginning careers in equine research. It is made poss... Read More

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AAEP "On Call" Program to Support Derby Week Telecasts

April 28, 2010

An equine veterinarian representing the "On Call" program of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will assist NBC Sports and ESPN with horse-health information during the April 30 and May 1 live racing telecasts at ... Read More