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The deadline is fast approaching to register for our next educational and wet lab event being hosted at the amazing facilities at the UPenn New Bolton Center - must register by August 3rd! Topics to include: biosecurity, colic, fluid therapy, exercise physiology, lameness, eye dissection, sling applications, and more! Register Online TODAY Download the program flyer here See our upcoming Events calendar HERE...

Wet lab day will be Saturday, December 1st​, at Circle Oak Equine and Rehabilitation Center in Petaluma, CA. Bus will depart around 7am and return by around 5:30pm. Demonstrations and labs to include: rehab modalities, rehabilitation for certain specific injuries, bandaging All AAEVT Lecture Sessions will be held at the ​San Francisco Marriott Marquis​, ​near the Moscone Convention Center and Exhibit Hall (which is about a 5 minute walk away) The following preview is just a sneak-peek into all we are planning! Be on the lookout for registration to...

We are so excited to announce that, Marie Madaras, a Student Member from Colorado, is the recipient of our 2018 Spring Online Certification Program Scholarship. Congratulations Marie! We have 3 more Scholarships still available this Fall! Online Equine Certification Program Scholarship Educational Scholarship Annual Convention Scholarship for Assistants Learn more about these opportunities HERE. The deadline is October 1 to apply!...

With the Triple Crown being achieved twice in the past four years, horse racing is enjoying more of the spotlight these days. Consequently, drug testing and racing safety have also been brought to the forefront. At UC Davis, a group of horses are setting the standard for horse racing health and safety. Read more here...

The best way to build an effective parasite control program for your farm is to work with your veterinarian and implement fecal egg counts (FEC) to help understand which horses are shedding the most parasite eggs. We don’t like to think about them, but we know they’re there. Those pesky parasites living large on our pastures and paddocks and – eventually – making themselves at home inside our horses and working to ensure that another generation of parasites follows them. Parasites meet your match – the anthelmintic. Read more here Provided by Merck...

Ready to add “Speaker” to your resume? Members of the AAEVT are invited to submit Case Studies for consideration for presentation (and eventual publication!) during the 2018 AAEVT Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA – Dec. 1-4th, 2018. First deadline is July 15th Learn more HERE: ● What is a “Case Study”? ● Important Dates for Submitting your Case Study ● Key points and Ethical Consideration...

The AAEVT Executive Board met in Lexington prior to the Anesthesia Society event to discuss action plans, events and goals for the remainder of 2018 and into 2019. Katie gave us a mid-year Financial overview, which showed, due to our diligence, that we are in good shape! We also brainstormed around our membership numbers, our benefits, how to reach more equine staff and offer relevant value. We reviewed our Mission statement again and discussed how our focus may be more in the realm of community vs continuing education. We are an...

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