Hoof Beats

In Episode 31 of The Business of Practice podcast, Kimberly Brown of EquiManagement talked to AAEVT's Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director—Deb Reeder and Wiss Costanza, respectively—to learn what our organization is all about. We discussed the value of equine veterinary assistants and techs in today's demanding equine practice climate.  Please listen here. Thank you to EquiManagement for this opportunity and also to Care Credit for their sponsorship....

The AAEVT Anesthesia Society updates!  We are excited to share and introduce the committee: Lindsey Schoelen, Travis Otremba, Wendy Hirsch, Deb Reeder & Wiss Costanza We also have an amazing list of Instructors: Lindsey Schoelen. Travis Otremba, Wendy Hirsch, Jessica Balaam, Sharon Scheiltz, Sally Schwartz  &  Dr. Carrie Davies We are in the process of updating and upgrading the look of our Anesthesia Society Web page on our website.  The goal is to make it a bit more user friendly complete with Tech Tips, CE Events, Resources and more. You will also be able...

NOMV will transform the status of mental wellness within the profession so veterinary professionals can survive and thrive through education, resources, and support. The NOMV March Newsletter is available here and includes information about: Lifeboat by NOMV - Lifeboat by NOMV, our new anonymous online peer support application, was introduced to our Facebook support forum members on March 1st. NOMV Texas - NOMV Texas, led by locals Danielle Grimley, Dr. Mallory Preston, and Dr. Charlotte Weir, successfully launched the first Ambassadors chapter in the United States by hosting a virtual webinar geared specifically...

In honor of Women's History Month, Commissioner Miller from Nevada chose Kimberly Burton as one out of three women in his district to bestow a Proclamation of Recognition for her commitment and contributions to the equestrian community.  Way to go Kimmie!  Congratulations on receiving this very deserving award! ...

Congratulations to all the award winners, you are inspiring! Earlier this year the ASPCA recognized hardworking members of the equine community with the ASPCA's 2021 Good People for Good Horses Awards. Out of an outstanding pool of nominations, the eight worthy recipients were chosen based on their contributions to horses in transition and advancing equine adoption work. Join us in congratulating and thanking the winners for their lifesaving work.  ...

   Join us in the Bluegrass on June 17, 18, 19, 2022 for the first AAEVT Imaging Focus Meeting. This CE event will be hosted by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and promises to be a day full of lectures, wet labs, and demos on all things imaging. Radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, and PET will be covered. There will be ample time dedicated to Q&A and hands-on training. The weekend kicks off with a welcome social on Friday evening followed by a full day of learning on Saturday...

Scholarship deadlines are fast approaching for the Spring/Summer.  Please do not miss a chance to receive a scholarship to assist with:  AAEVT Online Certification Academy, in honor of Milissa Finnegan, RVT  AAEVT Anesthesia Society Scholarship, sponsored by Zoetis & Patterson Veterinary Due dates for applications for the above two scholarships are April 1st, 2022.  You can read more about these scholarships and find the applications here. Learn more about our 2021 recipients: Lauren Kasnet, scholarship winner AAEVT Anesthesia Society – I became interested in horse racing in high school and wanted to be a...

Ashley Clark, CVT Ashley Clark joined BEMC, (Bend Equine Medical Center-Bend, Oregon), in 2007 as an equine veterinary technician.  Ashley is a graduate of Cal Poly State University, where she received her BS in Animal Science. She is a licensed veterinary technician and an AAEVT member serving as the US West Regional Contact with her region covering the states of ND, OR, WA & WY. In 2013, she became the BEMC Director of Technical Services.  Ashley has experience in many equine disciplines, from cutting to eventing. She currently owns Kalena, a...

Attendees of the CareCredit Breakfast at the AAEVT/AAEP Nashville Convention this past December are receiving a one-year AAEVT membership from CareCredit.  When it is time to renew, membership fees for those attendees will be compliments of CareCredit. We are so grateful to Care Credit for their continued support of our members and our organization.  If you are not using CareCredit currently in your practice, please take a moment to check out the benefits to you and your clients here. Stay tuned for more amazing opportunities through our CareCredit partnership as the year...

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