Hoof Beats

Thank you to Carrie Cramer, RVT from  We had a case last year involving a Somali Wild Ass that needed some intensive dental work.  We worked with a consulting veterinarian who wanted the patient's oral cavity free of an endotracheal tube, so he had more space to work in.  We used a standard 16mm tube for nasotracheal intubation.  When the animal was extubated, the nasal passage bled for an extended period of time.  This was our impetus for searching for a tube suited for this purpose. We decided to use MILA Large...

Registration is now open! This event is limited to the first 40 AAEVT registrants.  It will prove to be a great hands-on learning experience.  Some of the topics included are: Postpartum mares & foals Endoscopy PRP Ultrasound PPE Radiographs Bloodwork Client Communications ...

Last weekend your AAEVT Board held their mid-year meeting.  Below are highlights of what they have been working on. Theme for the Year:  Engagement! We have partnered with a company called Naylor to enhance our Career Opportunity Website.  This should be up and running by mid-August.  Be on the lookout for a brand new look and feel with many more options. We have partnered with a company called Pheedloop to manage virtual components to our meetings.  This will roll out at the AAEP this year with a small number of lectures...

Our interactive Anesthesia Society and Board zoom calls are being well received and everyone—including the presenters have enjoyed them.  The lively conversations and questions at the end of the presentations have been great!  All calls have been recorded and are posted on the website for those that were not able to attend. Anesthesia Society Calls are located under the Groups Section in the Anesthesia Society link, located here. Board Interactive Zoom Calls are located under the Resources Tab-On Demand CE Section, located here. Looking ahead—our plan is to have one or two calls per...

Hard to believe it is that time again!!  We have two Board positions opening for 2023. Current nominees are: President Elect - Travis Otremba Vice President - Lexie Conrow If you know of someone that is interested in a leadership role for AAEVT, please review the links below and make a nomination! AAEVT Board Member Criteria AAEVT Board Nomination Form  ...

We have some amazing partners in EquiManagement and Modern Equine Vet.  For any of you that would like to publish an article, or if you have a topic that you are passionate about but are not comfortable putting it all together, these partners will help guide you through the process. By sharing your topics and ideas in these publications you are bringing a focus to our profession.  In addition to that, for every article published the AAEVT receives complimentary advertising.  What better way to "get the word out" about who we...

  Stay cool this summer. Enter the Merck Sizzlin' Summer Sweepstakes for a chance to win a softpack cooler. Click here for the online entry form. Share with your Colleagues, all are eligible!  Sweepstakes ends August 31st.   Check out their Horse Owner Website...

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Your AAEVT Board has been hard at work to present interactive Zoom calls for all our members covering many different topics. June 11th, 11:00am est - Dr. Kate Christie & Andrea Whittle, LVT,  Rota B July 2nd, 11:00am est - Dr. Katie Dern, The Post Foaling Mare; Complications Requiring Surgery We have had good success with these calls and will have more to come.  Mark your calendars and save the dates, you do not want to miss out! You can find the Zoom call invites in your Saturday Tid Bits and also via...

Two Racing Quarter Horses Positive For Equine Infectious Anemia In California, Tied To Unsanctioned Racing The following statement was released to media June 6 by California Horse Racing Board executive director Scott Chaney and CHRB chief official veterinarian Dr. Timotny Grande: Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) has recently been detected in California's racing Quarter Horse population. On May 2 and May 26 respectively, two Quarter Horses were confirmed positive for EIA when tested for entry into a racetrack. In addition, on May 20, 24 cases were confirmed EIA positive amongst exposed horses. Read More...

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