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Only 3 weeks left to register!


The deadline is approaching to register for our next educational and wet lab event being hosted at the amazing facilities at the UPenn New Bolton Center - must register by August 3rd!


Register Online TODAY

Download the program flyer here


See our upcoming Events calendar HERE



We have a winner


We are so excited to announce that, Marie Madaras, a Student Member from Colorado, is the recipient of our 2018 Spring Online Certification Program Scholarship!


We have 3 more Scholarships still available this Fall!

  • Online Equine Certification Program Scholarship
  • Educational Scholarship
  • Annual Convention Scholarship for Assistants

Learn more about these opportunities HERE.
The deadline is October 1 to apply!






New look coming soon


A big project this year has been to update and improve our website!

Our new website will provide a clear message of who we are and deliver resources for our profession in a more concise and modern format.

The website will also boasts a clean design and intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system with improved menu functionality that directs you to the information most relevant to you. It is also fully responsive with mobile devices, making it easy to navigate on a wide range of web browsers and portable devices.

Launching soon!!!



Industry News:


#MeToo and veterinary practice: How employees can respond to harassment in the workplace


Employment attorney, Sharon Gold, outlines what harassment in the workplace may look like and how employees should handle it if they experience or witness it. Learn more

Potential health risk for people exposed to altrenogest products 

The FDA warns that exposure to altrenogest may cause reproductive system disorders and other adverse effects. Read the full statement here.

Improving Racing Safety


With the Triple Crown being achieved twice in the past four years, horse racing is enjoying more of the spotlight these days. Consequently, drug testing and racing safety have also been brought to the forefront. At UC Davis, a group of horses are setting the standard for horse racing health and safety. Read more here

How A Dewomer Works Is Just As Important As Why


The best way to build an effective parasite control program for your farm is to work with your veterinarian and implement fecal egg counts (FEC) to help understand which horses are shedding the most parasite eggs. Read more here


Equine Disease News: EIA, EEE, EHM & EHV-1


For the most up-to-date information regarding recent outbreaks, quarantines and quarantine releases please refer to the EDCC website.

Sign up for email updates from the EDCC here.

AAEP Updates Bio-security Guidelines


Modern Equine Vet: Although large outbreaks...garner all the headlines, every facility that houses horses, especially of they are involved in breeding, boarding or competition, should be practicing good bio-security measures.  Read more here.



Archived Hoof Beats:

July 7, 2018 - Calendar Updates & Meeting Recaps

May 23, 2018 - Spring Newsletter

April 2, 2018 - Phoenix Meeting Recap

February 22, 2018 - Call for Case Studies

February 7, 2018 - Event Calendar Updates

January 20, 2018 - VNI Survey Results

December 19, 2017 - Happy Holidays

December 02, 2017 - AAEP Recap


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