American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Association of Equine Practitioners

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Practical content, abundant networking opportunities and a premier entertainment destination proved an engaging combination as 7,394 veterinary professionals, students, exhibitors and guests converged on Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 5-9, for the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 61st Annual Convention. Convention attendance ranked behind only the 2009 edition that also was held in Las Vegas.

The meeting offered 135 hours of continuing education in diverse and relevant areas of equine medicine, from podiatry and reproduction to internal medicine and lameness. In addition, acclaimed neuropsychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, MD served as the keynote speaker while renowned large animal internist Thomas J. Divers, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC presented the prestigious Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture.

The AAEP’s 62nd Annual Convention will be held in Florida at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, Dec. 3-7, 2016.

  • Interested in Exhibiting in the 2016 Trade Show?Click to Expand

    As the world’s largest meeting dedicated to veterinary medicine, the AAEP Annual Convention attracts thousands of equine veterinarians, veterinary students, technicians and exhibitors Trade Show 4annually. This year's Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place in Orlando, Florida, December 4-6, 2016.

    Companies who exhibit in the AAEP Trade Show feature products and services geared toward the equine veterinarian and the equine industry. Some of the categories include pharmaceuticals, mobile/portable veterinary units, computer hardware/software, non-profit organizations, nutritional feeds/supplements, dentistry equipment, publications, magnetic therapy/lasers, x-ray equipment, endoscopes, reproductive services, hoofcare, surgical equipment/instrumentes, general equine care, ultrasound equipment, insurance/financial/leasing and laboratory or diagnostic service/equipment.

    2016 Show Dates and Hours

    Move-In Dates/Hours

    Friday, December 2: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday, December 3: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday, December 4: 7-10 a.m.

    Three-Day Show Days

    Sunday, December 4: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Monday, December 5: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 6: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    * Move out will be Tuesday, Dec. 6, 4-8 p.m.

    Applying for Booth Space

    The AAEP pre-sold booth space for the 2016 Trade Show during last year's show in Las Vegas, Nevada. There a limited number of booths still available at this time and booth space will be assigned by show management. By exhibiting in Orlando this year, you will be given the opportunity to pre-select your booth for the 2017 Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas.

    To view the companies that are scheduled to exhibit this year, click here.

    All exhibitors are responsible for the information cited in the AAEP Exhibitor Prospectus. Note: Submitting an application for booth space or an authorized signature on the offical application form indicates you have read, understand and agree to abide by all rules, regulations and restrictuions outlined in the applicaton and prospectus.

    To view this year's floorplan, click here. To apply for booth space, download the booth application and fax it to Debbie Miles, CMP, at (859) 233-1968 or
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  • 2015 Kester News Hour BibliographiesClick to Expand

    Click here to view the Kester News Hour bibliographies.

  • 2015 CE FormClick to Expand

    Click here to download the CE form for the AAEP 61st Annual Convention.

  • Future Convention Dates and LocationsClick to Expand

    2017 63rd Annual Convention
    San Antonio, Texas
    November 17-21

    2018 64th Annual Convention
    San Francisco, California
    December 1-5

    2019 65th Annual Convention
    Denver, Colorado
    December 7-11

    2020 66th Annual Convention
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    December 5-9

  • The PurposeClick to Expand

    With over 100 CE credits from which to choose, over 4,000 veterinarians gathered in one city, and a trade show with nearly 400 exhibitors, the Annual Convention provides the AAEP's most comprehensive CE experience.