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Next Gen Equine Vet Med is offering: PURSUING CAREERS IN EQUINE VETERINARY MEDICINE - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! Register today for an educational, engaging morning with peers and industry professionals preparing for your future! Keynote speakers, roundtables and more! Vet School applications, interviews and insights Equine Vet Med career opportunities, planning beyond vet school Communications, mentors and more - candid conversations Technicians seeking career path Spy Coast Farm Equine Education Center, Lexington KY Saturday March 25, 2023 8 am - 12 noon REGISTRATION REQUIRED, $25 Reserve your spot today by clicking here. Questions? JodiLynchFindley@gmail.com / 859-405-5458...

From the Paulick Report, 2/23 All horses should have their teeth cared for by an equine dentist at least once a year – more often if the horse is very young or very old. Routine care ensures that the horse can chew well, maximizing his nutrient intake and minimizing the possibility of choking. While horses can have “common” dental ailments like cavities and uneven wear, a recently recognized dental disease is significantly more complicated. Equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH) can cause significant changes to the roots of teeth and the...

The NAVC opened the doors to its 40th anniversary VMX on January 14 in Orlando, FL. Attendees found themselves immersed in 1980’s nostalgia complete with a pop culture theme, events, entertainment and historically-low, throwback registration pricing of $125. While the outside weather was not warm, the convention center was--and all were very welcoming.  This meeting has been predominantly companion animal in the past, but they offered an equine track this year with a strong attendance by equine technicians, assistants & students.  The AAEVT had a booth at this meeting this year...

Right Dorsal Colitis in Horses: Similar to Cystic Fibrosis? Right dorsal colitis is a gastrointestinal disease of the horse that can be challenging to prevent and treat. Anje Bauck, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, clinical assistant professor of large animal surgery at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, in Gainesville, recently turned to comparative medicine to try to improve our understanding of the condition. She presented her research at the 2022 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention, held Nov. 19-22, in San Antonio, Texas. Read the full article from The...

  The NAEP is adding Equine Dentistry to the 2023 Vet & Farrier Conference This intensive dentistry CE program will include lectures and wet labs covering topics such as: • Dental examination and related anatomy; • Dental Radiography, technique and interpretation; and • Dental Therapies: odontoplasty, periodontal disease, and extraction. The renowned Dr. Jeff Reisweg, DVM, PhD, FAVD(Eq), Dipl.AVDC(Eq), will lead the newly added program. Click here to read more....

Our Saturday Morning Mug Calls are resuming and have been well received.  Don't miss out Today! Saturday, January 21st at 11:00am, est.  Andrea Whittle is hosting,"Foals: They're Coming...

   Our first Anesthesia Society Meeting of the Year! We are excited to offer this meeting to all our members, February 10 & 11, 2023 at Ocala Equine Hospital. You have requested more Ambulatory Topics and we listened.  We have Field Anesthesia, Checking under the hood of your Ventilator and Anesthesia Machine, Dissection Lab and more...

Your Fall Newsletter is ready!  Lots of great info in here, including: Message from Our President Convention Highlights Passing the baton of leadership—from Deb Reeder Scholarship Winners Industry Partner News Download the full newsletter HERE...

Your AAEVT 2023 Board As a board we meet for an in person meeting each year before our AAEVT/AAEP Convention gets underway.  It is a good time to review the past year, welcome our new board members, and to brainstorm for the upcoming year.  As in years past, we had a productive collaboration with some of our select sponsors and have brainstormed some great ideas for the upcoming year. The convention was a resounding success thanks to Andrea Whittle our 2022 President and Karen Chapman our 2022 President Elect.  Your evaluations of...

       The AAEVT and AAEP collaborated to honor Deb this year at the annual convention with a new and special award—The Deb Reeder Innovation Award.  David Foley, CAE, AAEP Executive Director and Jlynn Meyer, LVT, AAEVT Regional Director presented her with this award as the first recipient. This award recognizes an individual or organization within the industry that has proven to improve our industry and veterinary profession as a whole. The winner of this award should be an individual or organization that has demonstrated immense creativity, dedication, diligence and resilience. This trophy will be...

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