Tell AAEP Why Your Horse Vet is the Best

Veterinarian treating a laceration on a horse's face.
Veterinarian treating a laceration on a horse's face. Mark Sellers

Newsdate: Monday, June 1, 2020 – 9:00 am
Location: LEXINGTON, Kentucky

To commemorate the important relationship between veterinarian, owner and horse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners invites horse owners to participate in the AAEP’s My Vet Matters Contest by sharing how their veterinarian provides exceptional care of the horse.

Woman observing horse in pasture.

Serviceman training as a veterinarian at a horse sanctuary

The AAEP invites horse owners to participate in the My Vet Matters Contest by sharing how their veterinarian provides exceptional care for their horse.
© 2013 by Sgt. Lisa Rodriguez Presley

Beginning June 1, horse owners may submit an online entry of 500 words or less describing how their AAEP-member veterinarian delivers exemplary care. Nominations can be made online at https://aaep.org/myvetmatters. The last day to submit an entry is Aug. 31.

Three veterinarians will be selected for recognition each month—June through August—in a Win-Place-Show order. Monthly honorees and their nominators will be acknowledged across AAEP’s traditional and new media platforms and receive a prize package.

The My Vet Matters Contest is sponsored by American Regent Animal Health, manufacturer of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan).

A grand prize winner will be selected from among the three monthly “Win” honorees and recognized Dec. 6 during the AAEP’s 66th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev.

For more information about the My Vet Matters Contest, contact Sally Baker, AAEP director of marketing and public relations, at sbaker@aaep.org

About AAEP

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1954 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its over 9,000 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, practice management, research and continuing education in the equine veterinary profession and horse industry. Visit www.aaep.org.


Press release provided by Sally Baker, AAEP

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