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AAEP Updates Vaccination Guidelines | Routine vaccinations considered essential during COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:45
The Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has issued revised guidelines for the administration of selected core and risk-based vaccines to horses.

Innovative Vet Direct Safety Net Program to Help Horse Owners in Need

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 14:30
The Foundation for the Horse and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) have partnered with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to manage a program offering relief to horse owners unable to afford veterinary care.

AAEP Statement about Federal Charges against Veterinarians in Horse Racing Investigation

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 16:03
American Association of Equine Practitioners President David Frisbie, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, DACVSMR, today issued the following statement in response to the announcement of federal charges filed by the United States District Court, Southern District of New York: “Today’s indictments of five AAEP-member veterinarians are concerning and disappointing to our association and the countless equine veterinarians who provide medical care to racehorses in an ethical manner.

Request Research Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by July 15

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 15:19
The Foundation for the Horse, formerly the AAEP Foundation, governed and stewarded by equine veterinarians and horse owners, is now accepting grant proposals from AAEP-member graduate students, fellows and residents for up to $20,000 in funding for the study of key diseases and disorders affecting equine health. The submission deadline is July 15.

Request Research Funding from The Foundation for the Horse by June 1

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 15:19
The Foundation for the Horse, formerly the AAEP Foundation, governed and stewarded by equine veterinarians and horse owners, is now accepting grant proposals from AAEP-member graduate students, fellows and residents for up to $20,000 in funding for the study of key diseases and disorders affecting equine health. The submission deadline is June 1.

The Foundation for the Horse Awards $25,000 to Assist Veterinarians Involved in Australia Wildfire Relief

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 11:44
The Foundation for the Horse, which in mid-January issued a call for contributions through its Disaster Relief Fund to support veterinarians working with wildlife, horses and other livestock affected by the Australia wildfires, recently distributed $25,000 to the Australia Veterinary Association’s Benevolent Fund. The total, comprised of $15,000 in contributions and a Foundation match on the first $10,000 raised, is helping the many veterinarians impacted by the fires or who provided charitable care to affected animals.

USDA APHIS announces new requirements for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) testing

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 09:57
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services announced the implementation of new requirements for approved laboratories conducting Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Testing. Changes affecting the submitting veterinarian are the following: