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The Jockey Club Announces Plan To Trace Retired Runners With Unknown Status from the Paulick Report  |  August 3, 2023 The Jockey Club will begin a project to trace recently-retired horses as part of an attempt to improve traceability of first exit from racing. Kristin Werner, senior counsel to The Jockey Club, outlined the organization's coming efforts at a recent Round Table. The breed registry will reach out to last known racing connections for horses foaled in 2017 or earlier who have started in the past decade and whose status is not on...

We are now accepting nominations for the following positions in 2024: President Elect, (this is a three year commitment; Pres-Elect, President, Past-President) Secretary, (this is a two year term) Regional Director, (one year term, voted on by the RC's) Additionally, if you know of an RC that is interested in a leadership role for AAEVT, please make a nomination! If you are personally interested in becoming an RC, please contact our Regional Director, Jlynn Meyer at jmeyer@aaevt.org. If you are wondering how this all works: The AAEVT works together with the current...

MJ—Tickets from $83 “Don’t stop ‘til you get enough” of this electrifying new musical that takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history. Featuring over 25 of Michael Jackson's hits, MJ allows us to rediscover the man in the mirror - with an explosion of music and theatricality as unforgettable as the artist himself. This is just one of the many perks as an AAEVT member you can receive!  AAEVT Executive Director, Wiss Costanza, used her member benefit and received a price reduction on the purchase...

The surf's up - dive into your CE in San Diego! Come CONNECT with us in sunny SoCal! Four full days of lectures, on-site dry labs, networking, trade show, and social events. Attendee Registration Opens:  August 2023 Hotel Reservations Open: July 20, 2023 Reserve Room Important: Hotels fill up quickly for this event and we don't want you to miss out on the hotel of your choice.  Please use the link above to make your reservations today!  ...

We have some amazing Scholarship Opportunities for our members.  Take a moment to check them out, there might be one that could help you. Application deadline for all scholarships is September 1, 2023. Enroll in the AAEVT Online Academy, (Milissa Finnegan Scholarship) — Apply by September 1. Further your anesthesia skills, become anesthesia certified or just to learn about equine anesthesia, (AAEVT Anesthesia Society Scholarship) — Apply by September 1. Attend an AAEVT CE Event or help with tuition costs in obtaining a veterinary technology degree, ( Anne Bailey Scholarship) — Apply by September...

Case Study: German Veterinarians Get Creative Treating Horse’s Abscessed Spleen from the Paulick Report—July 20, 2023 A horse that had received a penetrating abdominal injury from running into a metal rose trellis developed complications more than a month after the event. The initial puncture wound healed slowly, but the horse developed a fever, showed signs of abdominal pain, and lost weight weeks after the accident. The Polish Warmblood was taken to the Clinic for Horses at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover in Germany, where veterinarians found that the horse had an abscess...

  2023 AAEVT Mountain West Regional Event Hardaway Veterinary Hospital, Belgrade, MT July 28-29,2023 – 8.5 Hours RACE, Pending Welcome Reception | Fear Free Training Demonstration | Anesthesia and Catheter Placement Radiographs, Cervical & Kissing Spine | Farrier Presentation & Lab | and more! We have had a good interest in this meeting and foresee it selling out quickly.   We have a cap of 35 attendees for this meeting to ensure that all attendees have an opportunity to experience the “Hands On” practice that AAEVT is known for.  Grab your spot today! Check out the full agenda and...

  Ready to take your equine veterinary career to new heights? AAEVT's Career Center is your launchpad to success! Our comprehensive job seeker resources, including valuable resume writing tips and interview advice, will empower you to shine in the competitive job market. Create your free account at https://careers.aaevt.org/ and gain access to exclusive opportunities that will shape your professional journey. Don't settle for anything less than extraordinary! Testimonial:  I updated my resume on the new AAEVT Career Center and I was pleasantly surprised by the outcome! I had four emails from potential jobs within...

Congratulations to our very own Amanda Compton, BS, CVT, RVT, LVT - Merck Senior Territory Representative!  Amanda is featured in the Spring issue of Merck Equine Partners in Practice Magazine! Click here to read the article about Amanda online. Click here to view the entire issue of the magazine in flipbook format....

  Join us on Tuesday, June 27th at 6 pm CT for a live webinar, Enhancement of equine wound healing using regenerative nanoparticle technology presented by Susan L. White, DVM, MS, DACVIM. Attendees are eligible to receive 1 hour of RACE-approved CE. This webinar will discuss how to use silica, in the form of ortho silicic acid nanoparticles, to improve the healing of both acute and chronic wounds in horses. You will learn about the mechanism of action of these nanoparticles and see case examples that use a proprietary form of amorphous ortho silicic acid in a...

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