To the common equine practitioner, applying ethics in practice might mean something as simple as deciding whether to use supplements or as complicated as knowing when use of compounded drugs crosses a line.
New Orleans-The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) shattered more than one record this year. Total attendance climbed and veterinary student numbers doubled from last year's AAEP annual convention.
Lexington, Ky.-As part of its campaign to endorse national legislation banning horse slaughter, a non-profit devoted to adoption and related programs for retired Thoroughbred horses, is lashing out against three veterinary and animal welfare groups.
Fort Collins, Colo.-Vaccination did improve West Nile Virus survival rates last year in equines from Colorado and Nebraska, according to a Colorado State University study. However, not enough horses may have received the vaccination, the study notes.