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The AAEVT Career Center on our website will be under construction over the next few months!  Your Executive Team will be working diligently in the background to bring you some exciting updates and think you will be pleased with the new look and many options it will offer. For now, you will not notice any changes and still be able to view all the current postings—and there are many!  Check them out here....

‘Tough, Confident’ You And I Dies At Old Friends At The Age Of 31 A pensioner at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement in Georgetown, KY., since 2011, You and I—the multiple graded stakes winning son of Kris S was 31 and suffering infirmities of old age. In 1993, as a two-year-old, You and I was a star right out of the box for owner Triumviri Stable and trainer Stanley Hough. He followed his maiden win at Belmont Park—where he beat future Kentucky Derby Winner Go for Gin—with a victory in the GR2 Cowdin...

With the Derby on our minds and the joy of watching the race we are reminded about the "after" the races life for these horses.  Here's an article from The Paulick Report, April 2022 on IFAR, (International Forum for the Aftercare of Race Horses.)...

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, KY AAEVT Focus on Imaging Meeting,  June 17-19, 2022 Registration is filling quickly for this event.  Butterfly IQ+Vet and MinXray are our Title Sponsors for this event that is being hosted by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.  The sponsor hotel, Marriott Griffin Gate, has been booked but check our website for additional hotel options. If imaging is your thing and you want to increase your skills or learn a new one, this is an opportunity you will not want to miss!   Register Here. Be sure to check  our website...

  Horse Handling Tips for Improved Patient Care and Practitioner Safety Date:  Wednesday, May 11th   Time: 8:00-9:30 p.m. ET  Sponsored by: CareCredit Register Here   Managing equine behavior during veterinary care is critical for successful patient outcomes and your personal safety. Join Dr. Stacie Boswell for a presentation of Fear Free® core concepts and tips and tricks for use in equine practice. The program’s goal is to reduce the fear, anxiety, and stress that equine patients often feel during veterinary procedures. These principles help reduce injuries to veterinary staff, improve the health and wellbeing of patients, and help...

Have you checked out your Working Advantage Benefits lately? Who doesn't need a vacation?  Especially after this busy spring season!  Check out some great offerings for members here.  ...

EHM, (equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), is a devastating disease. EHV is relatively common; it often causes fever, mild respiratory disease, and nasal discharge in affected horses. EHV is a contagious disease that is spread through contact with contaminated objects. However, some horses with EHV develop potentially life-threatening neurologic signs; these horses are affected by Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM). Read about this amazing recovery story of a mare and her journey to recovery here, from The Chronicle of the Horse, April 2022. ...

Your Spring Newsletter is ready!  Lots of great info in here, including: Message from Our President Session details for our Focus on Imaging event Anesthesia Society Update Scholarship Winner Wellness article Industry Partner News Download the full newsletter HERE...

Ready to add “Speaker” to your resume? Members of the AAEVT are invited to submit Case Studies for consideration, presentation (and eventual publication!) during the 2022 AAEVT/AAEP Annual Convention in San Antonio, Tx – Nov. 18-22, 2022. Testimonial:   As a member of the AAEVT I have benefited in many ways. Having access to Regional and National Equine specific CE and the opportunity to present at these meetings has grown my professional confidence greatly!    Andrea Whittle, LVT First deadline is May 1, with a letter of intent to your President-Elect. ● What is a “Case Study”? ●...

    Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, KY AAEVT Focus on Imaging Meeting,  June 17-19, 2022 Join us in the Bluegrass for the first AAEVT Imaging Focus Meeting. This CE event will be hosted by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and promises to be a day full of lectures, wet labs, and demos on all things imaging. If imaging is your thing and you want to increase your skills or learn a new one, this is an opportunity you will not want to miss!  Registration opens this weekend here....

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