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Aggie Prof to Head AAEP

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 COLLEGE STATION, (TTA) – Longtime Texas A&M University professor G. Kent Carter, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM was installed as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during the Dec. 9 President’s Luncheon at the association’s 60th Annual Convention, taking place…

AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist Telecasts of Triple Crown, Prominent Prep Races

LEXINGTON, (AAWP) – Media-trained equine veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program will support another season of live Thoroughbred racing telecasts when the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” series on the NBC Sports Group kicks off…

Nation’s Vets Come Down Hard on Tennessee Walking Horse Industry for Soring

AAEP, AVMA Call for Passage of H.R. 6388 – Amendments to the Horse Protection Act WASHINGTON, (AVMA, AAEP) – Today the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners issued a joint statement of support for the…

AVMA/AAEP Call for Ban on Action Devices in Tennessee Walking Horse Competition

AVMA, AAEP believe devices are used in the inhumane practice of soring SCHAUMBURG, Ill., (AVMA/AAEP) – The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today called for a ban on the use of action devices…

Vet Group Issues Statement in Wake of NYT Racing Story Fallout

Statement from Dr. John Mitchell, 2012 AAEP president, regarding the New York Times March 25 horse racing article, “Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys” LEXINGTON, (AAEP) – “There should be no higher priority for the racing community than the health and safety…