Hoof Beats

My name is Eli Olind and I am a born and raised resident of Whitehall, MT.  I attended Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, WY, where I majored in Veterinary Technology and competed on the rodeo team.  I graduated with my A.A.S in Veterinary Technology in 2010. I have been certified through Montana and working in mixed animal practice since 2011.  I currently work at an Equine/Small animal practice in McAllister, Mt, and am a part-time instructor of Veterinary Technology at Pima Medical Institute’s Dillon Campus. I have served on the Big Sky...

A friendly reminder to add your resume to our AAEVT Career Center.  Whether you are actively seeking a new position or not, this is always a positive to have your calling card at the ready.  Many opportunities are opening in our field and many practices are reviewing the candidates without you knowing. Don't miss a fantastic opportunity...

Its Not Magic, It Just Looks Like It from the Paulick Report, March 21, 2023 It almost looks like magic when Christian Langeder works on a sore horse, helping its pain disappear almost instantly.  The Australian equine therapist has become especially well-known for his viral Tik-Tok videos; he regularly shares before-and-after clips of horses that have received his treatments, making it easy to see the often-astounding improvement in mobility and flexibility. Langeder also explains how massage and other soft tissue treatments can help horses feel better, both physically and emotionally. Read the full article here....

Over the Limit? Equine Ultrasounds Can Cause Vets To Test Positive For Alcohol from the Paulick Report, March 17, 2023 Veterinarians may get a false positive in a breath alcohol test after administering an abdominal ultrasound, a study by Dr. Valentina Vitale out of the University of Pisa reports.  The false positives are from inhaling fumes of the rubbing alcohol used to saturate the area receiving the ultrasound. Similar false positives have been found from using alcohol-based mouthwashes or from inhaling alcohol vapors from hand sanitizers. Practitioners performing ultrasounds are often exposed to the...

Mourning two of our own: Drs. Kathleen Lennon and Meg Mullin Dr. Kathleen Lennon, who founded Lennon Equine Services in New Albany, Ohio, in September 2022, after six years as an associate with Pony Express Veterinary Hospital in Xenia, died March 13 at the age of 33. She was an accomplished veterinarian and equestrian, earning multiple championships at the All American Quarter Horse Congress since the age of 13. Dr. Margaret “Meg” Mullin, sports medicine clinician at B.W. Furlong & Associates in Oldwick, N.J., since 1998, passed away at age 62. During...

Registration is Now Open! Our next Regional Meeting this Spring, April 28-29, 2023 will be held at Cornell University.  What a great experience it will be to tour this amazing facility, meet and greet some of the greats in our industry while learning from their expertise and to have a personal hands on experience in the Wet Labs.  Check out the agenda on our website here....

Don't  Leave Your Dreams Behind!  If you are interested in registering for the AAEVT Online Certificate Academy or working towards your Anesthesia Society Certificate—we have a scholarship for you!   Learn more and apply here, the deadlines for this spring are fast approaching, (April 1st.) Thank you to our generous sponsors, Zoetis and Patterson Veterinary for sponsoring our Anesthesia Society Scholarship....

      A percentage of every sale is returned to the equine industry! As a benefit of being an AAEVT Member in good standing you are a part of the Working Advantage  Program!  Please check out the advantages here....

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