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AAEP Denounces Inhumane Treatment of Donkeys Caused by Skin Trade

The American Association of Equine Practitioners joins international equine welfare organizations in condemning the inhumane transport and killing of donkeys to satisfy the escalating global trade in donkey skins. It is estimated that a minimum of 1.8 million donkey skins are traded each year to create a substance known as ejaio, which is used in Chinese beauty products and traditional medicines.

2018 Convention Calls Practitioners to San Francisco to Transform Equine Practice

The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 64th Annual Convention, to be held Dec. 1–5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif., will bring equine veterinarians and veterinary students together to gain new clinical knowledge that promotes the highest standard of care for their patients.

Dr. Virginia Reef to Unravel Cardiovascular Complexities During AAEP’s 2018 Milne Lecture

Acclaimed equine cardiologist and ultrasonography pioneer Virginia B. Reef, DVM, DACVIM, DACVSMR, will help practitioners determine the significance of murmurs and arrhythmias and the resulting ramifications for their treatment and management when she delivers the Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture on Monday, Dec. 3 at the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 64th Annual Convention in San Francisco, Calif.

Dr. Lucas