By Christopher E. Kawcak, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Professor, Orthopaedic Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, and Iron Rose Ranch Chair in Musculoskeletal Research.
Horses exposed to the equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) based on attending an event held in Utah will now be monitored through a national case reporting system. In addition, a guidance document was sent to state animal health officials and Area Veterinarians in Charge (AVIC) in each state on May 17, courtesy of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection S...
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.
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.
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 President Scott Palmer, VMD, Dipl. ABVP, of Clarksburg, N.J., will receive the award Dec. 8 at the annual President&...
The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 55th Annual Convention is on stage in Las Vegas, Nev., as the world’s largest continuing education meeting for equine veterinarians.
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 World Rabies Day, Sept. 28, 2009, the Am...
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 expensive and devastating conditions in horses. Equine veterinarians treating sport, work or show horses must be ...
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