The Foundation for the Horse Dedicates $10,000 to Support Feed and Hay Relief for Equines Impacted by Maui, Hawaii, Wildfires


More help needed; donations welcome to The Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund The devastating wildfires that have swept through Maui since Aug. 8 have also had a profound impact on the local horse population. The Foundation for the Horse, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), is …

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New AAEP Guidelines for Prevention, Treatment of Equine Bacterial Disease Leptospirosis

Divers T. Leptospirosis. In Sprayberry KA, ed. Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. 7th ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2015:179.

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can cause acute renal failure, in-utero infection and abortion, and equine recurrent uveitis in infected horses. The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to educate practitioners about risk factors, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and other considerations pertaining to …

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