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American Regent Animal Health, a division of American Regent, Inc., is committed to joint health in horses and dogs – no matter where they are or what they do. The company manufactures FDA-approved products, including Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) and BetaVet® (betamethasone sodium phosphate and betamethasone acetate injectable suspension) for horses. Equine veterinary practitioners have relied on Adequan i.m. for three decades enabling owners and riders to enjoy improvement in their horse's mobility. BetaVet is the only dual-ingredient intra-articular corticosteroid for horses. The company also manufactures Adequan® Canine (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), which has been prescribed for more than 20 years and helped thousands of dogs lead more active lives. As a leader in health care for horses and dogs, American Regent Animal Health is proud to have been an AAEP Educational Partner since 2006. For more information, visit us at ARAnimalHealth.com.

Sponsoring Convention pens included in the attendee swag box, the session In-Depth: It's Not Black & White: The Relationship Between Imaging Findings and Lameness featured during Convention Prime Time and the Table Topic Saddle Fit & Its Contributions to Lameness.
 




Sound
Antech, for more than 30 years, has been a leader in providing high-quality reference diagnostic solutions. Antech is constantly working to improve the level of equine health care by developing platforms to address the health conditions of equine patients through risk assessment, prediction, and diagnostics. SOUND Equine, over the last 25 years, has been the pioneer of veterinary DR and creator of NEXT Equine DR, is the exclusive provider of GE Ultrasound and Samsung mobile CT systems for the US veterinary market while innovating Regenerative Laser Therapy. Above all, we value partnership, both in our long-standing relationships with industry-leading vendors and our continued dedication to the largest veterinary customer-based in the market.

Sponsoring a touchless keychain that will be included in the attendee swag box. 
 


Arenus

Arenus Animal Health offers an exclusive line of unique products, each extensively researched and clinically proven in their final form to offer long lasting solutions. Whether it’s digestive, reproductive, respiratory, structural or overall health Arenus’ products were developed to offer the solutions they were designed to address. 

The best solutions ameliorate or resolve the issue and supply a noticeable change while preventing future problems. These are the solutions that veterinarians demand. 

Arenus’ research-backed nutritional supplements include the Assure® System, Steadfast® Equine, Steadfast® Canine, Eq-Well™, Aleira®, Releira®, and Sore No-More® to support complete equine wellness.

The Assure Products:
The Assure products were developed with the goal of providing the best support to all portions of the digestive tract by adjusting the physiologic disturbances that are the root cause of digestive issues. By combining all of the right ingredients in just the right amount, with the right technology, Arenus provides the most complete and effective method to resolve digestive disturbance while providing a digestive maintenance program. 

Arenus’ digestive supplements include Assure®, Assure® Guard, Assure® Plus, and Assure® Guard Gold The Ultimate Digestive Aid®. 

Visit us online at www.arenus.com or in Canada at www.arenus.ca. 

Sponsoring the Table Topic What to Expect as a New Associate: Skillsets for Day 1 and will be providing an item for the attendee swag box and the Convention E-Daily.

 


Boehringer Ingelheimedupartner

As the global leader in equine health, Boehringer Ingelheim’s main goal is to improve equine patients’ health and quality of life. We are dedicated to providing the latest product technology for the treatment and prevention of diseases in horses. Learn more about our product portfolio and what we can offer the veterinary community. 

Sponsoring the swag box and travel bag included in the swag box, the session Medicine: Non-Infectious Diseases available on demand and the Table Topic Diagnosing the Neurologic Horse in the Field.


Cargill
edupartnerCargill, Inc., a proud AAEP Educational Partner, manufactures and markets some of the world's most comprehensive lines of equine nutritional products, including brands like Nutrena, Progressive Nutrition, Legends and ProElite®. We provide over 80 years of experience and unmatched resources to bring advanced nutrition technology to you and your clients.


Sponsoring the session How to Session: Feeding for Fitness available on demand.


Covetrus

 

Covetrus is a global market leader in animal-health technology and services, dedicated to advancing the world of veterinary medicine and empowering veterinary healthcare teams across the companion, equine, and large-animal health markets. We provide a comprehensive suite of products, software, and services to help drive improved patient health, strong client relationships, and successful financial outcomes for veterinary professionals.

Sponsoring the session Strengthening the Foundation of the Practice available on demand.

 


Dechra

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Dechra Veterinary Products, located in Overland Park, Kansas, is the US sales and marketing division of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC, a UK listed company dedicated to the animal healthcare market. Dechra’s equine product line includes Osphos® (clodronate injection), Orthokine® vet irap 10 and 60, Osteokine® (PRP), Equidone® (domperidone) Gel, the Vetivex® line of parenteral fluids, Phycox® EQ, and a comprehensive line of topical dermatologic products. Dechra Veterinary Products’ companion animal portfolio focuses on endocrinology, dermatology, ophthalmology, anesthesia, fluid therapy, pain management, joint health support, and dental care. Our companion animal brands include Vetoryl® Capsules (trilostane), Zycortal® Suspension (desoxycorticosterone pivalate injectable suspension), Felimazole® (methimazole) Coated Tablets, Mirataz® (mirtazapine transdermal ointment), and Phycox® joint health supplements, as well as a comprehensive topical dermatologic line for veterinary use. For more information, please visit www.dechra-us.com or call (866) 933-2472.

Sponsoring Table Topics and the session How to Mange Hoof Lameness available on demand.


Dolly Green Research Foundation

Sponsoring the session Safety Issues and Efforts in Equine Sport: Past, Present & Future available on demand.


Equithrive

If you believe good nutrition is an important component of a horse’s overall health and wellness, think Equithrive®. Our proprietary resveratrol ingredient, Resverasyn®, is clinically proven to support healthy inflammatory response and free radical levels in horses, and support optimum metabolic function. Equithrive is the company you can trust to support the health and performance of your clients’ horses. Developed with care. Backed by science. That’s Equithrive. 

Let’s work together
Enroll in the Equithrive Veterinarian Incentive Program (VIP), exclusive to equine practitioners, for wholesale pricing and referral rewards. And don’t forget to take advantage of our AAEP Specials! Contact us for more information: info@equithrive.com / 866-721-1412

Sponsoring the session Lower Limb Dissection featured during Convention Prime Time.


Endoscopy Support Service

We are endoscopy specialists, for the endoscopy specialist!  At ESS, we focus on 2 things: 1) Helping veterinarians grow with minimally invasive procedures, 2) Making your mission, the best patient care, easier. 

When ESS began in 1989, we realized that anyone can sell you stuff; but we chose to be a good partner to our clients, looking at decades not quarters, and be a total solution. Today, ESS continues to provide the best reliable equipment (Olympus, etc.), best accessories, and image capture solutions so you have the tools you want and need.  

Our Sales & Workflow team work with you to customize the right endoscopy solution for your practice; be it mobile, at the track, or in hospital.  A fully staffed Service Department and ScopePlus Service contracts... because sometimes things break. Real people answer the phones to take orders, provide Service updates, provide virtual training, and answer your questions. 

Image capture and better reporting with iCap, and our improved cost-effective VNA workstation solution: CloudEndo.  

All of this equates to you having a better facility, which reduces stress on the practice, patients, and clients. So everyone wins - Isn't that the way it should be? Call us: 845-277-1700, E: Will@Endoscopy.com - www.endoscopy.com

Sponsoring the session Current Concepts in the Endoscopic Evaluation of the Upper Airway available on demand.


 

Glycoguard


GlycoGuard is a specially formulated direct-fed microbial gel used by veterinarians, trainers and horse owners to support digestion and a healthy gastrointestinal system in foals and equine athletes. Is drug free and show and race safe. 

Providing sanitizer spray in the attendee swag box.
 


Hagyard

At Hagyard Pharmacy, we are experts in veterinary pharmacy. Which is why owners of some of the most elite animals in the world come to us, and why veterinarians refer their clients to Hagyard more than any other veterinary specialty pharmacy in the U.S. So when the case is complex, the condition is uncertain, and the anxiety is high, more owners and veterinarians trust one veterinary specialty pharmacy to customize medications and to help their animals to do more than just feel better – to help them thrive. 

Hagyard Pharmacy’s vision to foster innovation and promote collaboration has been the driving force behind the creation of the Resolvet by Hagyard supplement line. Developed and field-tested by veterinarians at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Resolvet products have been carefully designed to address specific needs such as gastric support, diarrhea, electrolyte balance, joint support, pre and probiotic balance & skin infection support.

Our innovation also reaches the world in the Hagyard Pharmacy Formulary App, which is the gold standard of reference for equine veterinarians. Available for free in the App Store, Google Play Store & online, we developed this tool to help veterinarians safely calculate drug dosage in the clinic, field and surgery setting.
 
Sponsoring the session In-Depth: Medication and Therapeutics for Racehorses.


Hallmarq

Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging is a global leader in innovative diagnostic imaging, providing safe, accurate and affordable solutions for veterinarians worldwide. Built from the ground up specifically for animals, Hallmarq provides high quality diagnostic imaging for the lowest lifetime cost of ownership. With a passion for animal health, and backed by our exclusive Q-Care support program, we’ve partnered with customers since 2000 to image over 250,000 animals in 24 countries, increasing access to MRI and CT for equine and small animal practices.    
  
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Ltd. has offices in the U.K. and USA. Find out more at www.hallmarq.net and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Sponsoring Interactive Lameness Diagnosis featured in Convention Prime Time.


IDEXXedupartner

As a leader in veterinary healthcare innovation, IDEXX serves equine practitioners with advanced diagnostics and information management technologies designed to enhance practice performance and animal health. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX employs more than 9,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries.

Sponsoring the session Back the Basics: The Acute Abdomen in the Field available on demand.


IMV

IMV imaging have been supplying veterinary ultrasound into the industry for over 35 years and are market leaders in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa.  We don’t just sell a system, we build long term relationships to support you clinically, technically and with any other challenges that come your way.  We partner with companies who are an extension of our business, we are there for you to call on at any time to support and service your equipment.

Our ultrasound scanners are designed by Veterinarians, for Veterinarians.  Save money by purchasing directly from us, the manufacturer.  With a 5 year warranty on all scanners, we take care of your ultrasound so you can take care of your clients.

Move between clinical applications with ease using ExaPad.  With two probe connectors, long cable lengths and an intuitive touch screen, ExaPad is ideal for the Equine Veterinarian.  Enjoy the same functionality of ExaPad, but at a lighter weight with ExaPad mini.  Pair your scanner with our Ovum Pick Up probe and benefit from the small, easy to manipulate, OPU shaft.  Trusted for years, ExaGo offers a 6 hour battery life, making it an ideal portable, compact, and light equine ultrasound.

Sponsoring the session Imaging & Rehabilitation available on demand.
 


Kent

At Kent Nutrition Group, we understand the best foundation for good health is a balanced diet made from high-quality ingredients and cutting-edge nutrition. So, we created Sentinel®, a full line of nutrient-release formula feeds to meet your horse’s developmental and activity requirements.

Sentinel is a result of pressure-cooking, combining moisture, heat and pressure to form digestible extruded nuggets. Horses have a very sensitive digestive tract, and extruded feed provides the best in nutrition and digestion. Under our Blue Seal and Kent brands, we offers an extensive line of extruded horse feeds under the Sentinel brand of equine products. These Nutrient-Release Formula feeds are made with low starch and sugar ingredients and incorporate built-in fat and fiber plus vitamins and minerals. The extrusion process offers a safe and natural way to provide essential nutrition within the equine digestive system.

Sentinel is designed for maximum breakdown through enhanced enzyme activity that starts as soon as your horse takes its first bite.

Protect your horse’s health at every life stage with Sentinel Horse Feeds, the Guardian of Equine Health®.

Providing weight tapes included in the attendee swag box.


 

Kindred Bioedupartner

Kindred Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative biologics focused on saving and improving the lives of pets. Its mission is to bring to pets the same kinds of safe and effective medicines that human family members enjoy. The Company’s strategy is to identify targets that have already demonstrated safety and efficacy in humans and to develop therapeutics based on these validated targets for dogs and cats. KindredBio has a deep pipeline of novel biologics in development across many therapeutic classes, alongside state-of-the-art biologics manufacturing capabilities and a broad intellectual property portfolio.

Sponsoring the session Medicine: Infectious Disease available on demand.


Kruuse

KRUUSE has been a leading supplier of veterinary products and services since 1896. Our innovative EQUIVET and KRUUSE product lines are used by equine practitioners across the globe to provide maximum care and minimal trauma. We offer solutions in moist wound healing, cardiology, fluid therapy, surgery, hoof treatment, reproduction, anesthesia, dentistry and more. Visit us at kruuse.com. We care.

Sponsoring the Table Topic Pregnancy in Practice and providing a cohesive bandage for the attendee swag box.
 


MAI

For almost 45 years Mark L. Anderson, D.V.M., owner of MAI Animal Health has been providing veterinarians a vast array of products for the Animal Health Industry.  

You may recognize some of our most common equine-related brands and manufacturers including Har-Vet™, Veterinary Concepts® and Veterinary Dental Products LLC.  These companies and brands are very familiar to the equine veterinary community.  Ten years ago these brands and companies, along with many others, were combined under the MAI Animal Health umbrella to service the veterinary community to streamline the customer’s buying experience.
MAI Animal Health represents over 40 years’ experience servicing the needs of equine practitioners including artificial insemination and embryo transfer supplies, monitoring equipment, fluid delivery systems, syringes, sutures, endoscopes and equine dental equipment.  

MAI Animal Health prides itself in working with industry leaders to manufacture quality and innovative products and instruments for practitioners to be able to provide the best care possible.  MAI Animal Health also offers RACE-accredited Continuing Education events for practitioners for a variety of topics instructed by leading experts.

Sponsoring the Table Topic Dental & Sinus Complications. 


Merckedupartner

Merck Animal Health works for you – and for horses. Backed by more than 70 years of innovation, the equine portfolio is known for its quality and safety, featuring the Prestige® line of vaccines with updated influenza strains, and trusted pharmaceuticals like Panacur® (fenbendazole), Banamine® (flunixin meglumine), Regu-Mate® (altrenogest) and Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) antiprotozoal pellets. To learn more, visit www.merck-animal-health-equine.com.

Sponsoring the Kester News Hour featured in Convention Prime Time, the session Pre-Purchase Examinations: Ethical Dilemmas and Best Practices featured in Convention Prime TimeYoga, Fun Run, the session Theriogenelogy available on demand, the session Business of Practice: Managing the Health of Your Practice and Personnel available on demand the Table Topic Infectious Diseases at Large Competitions and will be providing an item for the attendee swag box.


NVA
NVA is one of the largest animal care organizations in the world. Our 1,000+ general practice hospitals, specialty + ER hospitals, equine hospitals, and pet resorts serve communities across the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. NVA’s 16,000+ team members and 4,000+ veterinarians collectively care for more than 3.5 million animals each year and provide a full range of medical and surgical services. We cherish the heart and individuality of our equine partners, and we show our commitment to the equine community by working to ensure that the culture at each equine hospital continues to thrive. Our community is united by a love for animals and the people who love them, as well as a common mission: to improve the comfort and well-being of animals by providing progressive and compassionate care. Learn more about us at NVA.com.

Sponsoring the session Lifestyle & Wellness: Physical Wellbeing available on demand. 
 


 

PETS

PETS has been a world leading embryo transfer supply company in the equine industry for three decades. Their goal has always been continued superior customer service with quality products.

Sponsoring the Starbucks coffee gift card included in the attendee swag box.


Platinum


Created out of clinical necessity by renowned veterinarian Dr. Doug Herthel, Platinum Performance® continues to seek innovations for the health of the horse, as they have for nearly 25 years. With a steadfast focus on exceptional quality and a culture centered on research, Platinum stands side-by-side with veterinarians to further the impact of nutrition as a critical tool and complementary therapy in practice. 

The effects of the Platinum Performance® formulas are studied in colleges of veterinary medicine across the country, and in case studies and feeding trials at equine veterinary practices worldwide. The combination of superior ingredients and scientific rigor delivers exceptional clinical results for improved patient outcomes. 
 
For more information about the nutritional innovation and results with Platinum Performance® formulas, visit with a Platinum Advisor at 866-553-2400 or visit www.PlatinumPerformance.com.


edupartnerSponsoring the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Lecture featured in Convention Prime Time, the session Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation available on demand and the Table Topic Responsible Antimicrobial Use/Stewardship.

 


PulseVet
PulseVet is the global leader in veterinary shock wave technology.  Their ProPulse® and VersaTron ® systems provide clinically validated shock wave therapy for a variety of soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions.  They are committed to ongoing research and development of the highest quality products and services for the veterinary industry.  As the Official Shock Wave Therapy provider of the US Equestrian Team Vets, NSBA, NCHA, Super Sires, and a proud Global Sponsor of ISELP, PulseVet continues to enthusiastically support educational forums for veterinary professionals and the company’s mission to improve the quality of life for all animals.

Sponsoring the Table Topics Debt Management (Student) and How to Set Professional Service Fees.
 



Rood and Riddle

Rood and Riddle Veterinary Pharmacy is a full-service veterinary pharmacy located in the “The Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington, Kentucky.  We are the official pharmacy of nationally recognized organizations like the Breeders' Cup, The National Horse Show, and the United States Hunter Jumper Association.  We offer prescription, non-prescription, and custom compounded medications in a variety of flavors and methods of delivery, suitable for every animals' unique needs across the United States.

Our state-of-the-art facility combined with our commitment to next level testing, safety, and compliance have awarded us a USP 800 Handling of Hazardous Drugs Designation.  Our accreditations from both The Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) and the National Boards of Pharmacy prove we are dedicated to ensuring quality and service excellence for you and your patients. 

Like our products, Rood and Riddle Veterinary Pharmacists are held to considerable expectations.  Our pharmacists have not only received extensive training but are constantly continuing their education.  Such distinct training, education, and ethics allow us to ensure the safety of our products and your patients.

Our dedication to continuous compliance, testing, assurance, and service makes us an industry leader and ensures your patients receive the highest quality products, made from the highest quality ingredients, held to the highest of standards, giving you and your clients a little peace of mind in uncertain times. 

Sponsoring the business session Navigating Important Corporate & Legal Matters available on demand.
 



 

Smartpak

Since 1999, SmartPak has been supporting healthy horses. From supplements backed by university research, to our $10,000 colic surgery reimbursement program, ColiCare™, SmartPak has the products and programs you can feel good about recommending to your clients. To learn more, stop by the SmartPak booth or visit www.SmartPak.com/ColiCare-Vets. Be sure and check out the On Demand Sessions to see our latest published study from Dr. Frank Andrews’s team at LSU, “Effects of Supplements Containing Turmeric and Devil’s Claw on Equine Gastric Ulcer Scores and Gastric Juice pH.”  

Sponsoring the Table Topics Sports Medicine Diseases with Surgical Options and Pain Management and tablet pads included in the attendee swag box.

 


VMRD

 

VMRD, located in Pullman, WA, is the principal Coggins test provider for diagnostic labs in the US and produces the only approved assays for equine piroplasmosis. As a worldwide leader in equine diagnostics, VMRD now offers the VMRD SAA test directly to veterinarians, providing horse-side serum amyloid A results to aid in making horse-side decisions for your patients.

For more information, please visit //vmrd.com/saa. 

Look for our contribution in your attendee swag box, and check out our sponsored Table Topic “Management of the Performance Mare”!

 


Zoetis

Zoetis is focused on bringing our edupartnercustomers solutions to help predict, prevent, detect and treat a variety of equine conditions across the continuum of care.  Building on more than 65 years of animal health experience, Zoetis invests in research and development -- within the company and in collaboration with external partners -- to bring novel and enhanced health products and technologies to market. 

Continuous Innovation
In 2018, Zoetis launched Core EQ Innovator®, the first and only vaccine to contain all core equine disease antigens to protect horses against West Nile virus, Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis, tetanus and rabies — in one injection.  This ground-breaking vaccine exemplifies Zoetis’ commitment to bringing customers innovative solutions that address their evolving and most pressing healthcare challenges.  In addition, Zoetis recently added Platinum Performance nutrition products and Stablelab® point-of-care diagnostic blood test to its portfolio, giving veterinarians even more ways to assist in overall equine wellness.

Advancing the Veterinary Profession
As a longtime supporter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Zoetis sponsors the AAEP Foundation Scholarship for students and matches donations to the AAEP Equine Memorial Giving program. Additionally, Zoetis is proud to sponsor the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (AAEVT). The company’s support of the AAEP and AAEVT is part of the Zoetis Commitment to Veterinarians™ program that supports professionals in the industry through continuing education, veterinary wellness, research and development, and philanthropy. 

For more information on how Zoetis supports the equine veterinary industry and works to help horses live long, healthy lives, visit ZoetisUS.com

Sponsoring the Convention App, the session Pre-Purchase Examinations: Ethical Dilemmas and Best Practices featured in Convention Prime Time the session New Innovations and Timely Considerations in Equine Lameness and Surgery available on demand, will be providing an item for the attendee swag box and the Table Topics Management of the Neonate in the Field and Opthalmology.