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THANK YOU, to all who joined us in Orlando for the 62nd Annual AAEP Convention! If you were not able to join us, you were missed, but a Proceedings Book will be mailed to all members after the first of the year. If you attended, but need a CE form, contact Kristin Walker at







  • 2016 Kester News Hour BibliographiesClick to Expand

    Medicine – Robert J. MacKay, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM

    Argo CMcG, Dugdale AHA, McGowan CM. Considerations for the use of restricted, soaked grass hay diets to promote weight loss in the management of EMS and obesity. Vet J 2015;206:170–177. 

    Walter J, Seeh C, Fey K, et al. Prevention of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy – Is heparin a novel option? Tierärztl Prax 2016;44:313-317. 

    Sykes BW, Underwood C, Greer R, et al. The effects of dose and diet on the pharmacodynamics of omeprazole in the horse. Equine Vet J 2016; DOI: 10.1111/evj.12630. 

    Mittelman NS, Engiles JB, Murphy L, et al. Presumptive iatrogenic microcystin-associated liver failure and encephalopathy in a Holsteiner gelding. J Vet Intern Med 2016;30:1747-1751. 

    Berlin S, Spieckermann L, Oswald S, et al. Pharmacokinetics and pulmonary distribution of clarithromycin and rifampicin after concomitant and consecutive administration in foals. Mol Pharm 2016;13:1089-1099. 

    Johnstone LK, Engiles JB, Aceto H, et al. Retrospective evaluation of horses diagnosed with neuroborreliosis on postmortem examination: 16 Cases (2004–2015). J Vet Intern Med 2016;30:1305–1312. 

    Roberts VLH, Patel NK, Tremaine WH. Neuromodulation using percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of trigeminal-mediated headshaking: A safe procedure resulting in medium-term remission in five of seven horses. Equine Vet J 2016;48:201-204. 



    Reproduction - Terry L. Blanchard, DVM, MS, DACT 

    Esteller-Vico A, Liu IKM, Vaughan B, et al.  Effects of estradiol on uterine perfusion in anesthetized cyclic mares affected with uterine vascular elastosis.  Anim Reprod Sci 2016;164:57-63. 

    Zhang Y, Lin X, Dai Y, et al.  Endometrial stem cells repair injured endometrium and induce angiogenesis via AKT and ERK pathways.  Reprod 2016;152:389-402. 

    Alvarenga MA, Carmo MT, Segabinazzi GL, et al.  Feasibility and safety of endometrial injection of autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in mares.  J Equine Vet Sci 2016;42:12-18. 

    Reilas T, del Alamo MMR, Liepina E, et al.  Effects on the equine endometrium of cervical occlusion after insemination.  Therio 2016;85:617-624. 

    Bradencamp EA, Schnobrich MR.  Hysteroscopic hydrotubation of the oviducts as a treatment for idiopathic infertility in the mare – a retrospective study.  J Clin Therio 2016;8:337. 

    Swegen A, Lambourne SR, Aitken RJ, et al.  Rosiglitazone improves stallion sperm motility, ATP content, and mitochondrial function.  Biol of Reprod 2016, in press. DOI:10.1095/biolreprod.116.142687 

    Voge J, Varner DD, Blanchard TL, et al.  The effects of urine concentration, and cushion centrifugation to remove urine, on the quality of cool-shipped stallion sperm.  Therio 2016;86:1294-1298.


    Additional References/Reading 

    Mambelli LI, Winter GHZ, Kerkis A, et al.  A novel strategy of mesenchymal stem cells delivery in the uterus of mares with endometrosis.  Therio 2013;79:744-750.

    Diego R, Douet C, Reigner F, et al G.  Influence of transvaginal ultrasound guided follicular puncture in the mare on heart rate, respiratory rate, facial expression changes, and salivary cortisol as pain scoring.  Therio 2016, in press. 

    Canisso IF, Ball BA, Esteller-Vico A, et al.  Changes in maternal androgens and oestrogens in mares with experimentally-induced ascending placentitis.  Equine Vet J 2015: DOI:10.1111/evj.12556. 

    Reghini MFS, Neto CR, Segabinazzi LG, et al.  Inflammatory response in chronic degenerative endometritis mares treated with platelet rich plasma.  Therio 2016;86:516-522. 

    Smith S, Marr CM, Dunnett C, et al.  The effect of mare obesity and endocrine function on foal birthweight in Thoroughbreds.  Equine Vet J 2016, in press.  DOI 10.1111/evj.12645. 

    Nogueira BG, Sampaio BFB, Souza MIL, et al.  Coenzyme Q10 and alpha-tocopherol prevent the lipid peroxidation of cooled equine semen.  Reprod Dom Anim 2015;50:1001-1010. 

    Fedorka CE, Scoggin KE, Woodward EM, et al.  The effect of select seminal plasma proteins on endometrial mRNA cytokine expression in mares susceptible to persistent mating-induced endometritis.  Reprod dom Anim 2016, in press.  DOI: 10.1111/rda.12813. 

    Choi Y-H, Hinrichs K.  Vitrification of in vitro-produced and in vivo-recovered equine blastocysts in a clinical program.  Therio 2016, in press.  DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.08.005 

    De Amorim MD, Chenier T, Nairn D, et al.  Complications associated with intrauterine glass marbles in five mares.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2016;249:1196-1201. 

    Surgery - Elizabeth M. Santschi, DVM, DACVS 

    Stewart S, Richardson D, Boston R, et al. Risk factors associated with survival to hospital discharge of 54 horses with fractures of the radius. Vet Surg 2015;44:1036-1041. 

    Anderson C, Tnibar A. Medial patellar ligament splitting in horses with upward fixation of the patella: A long-term follow-up. Equine Vet J 2016;48:312-314. 

    Loftin P, Beard W, Guyan M, et al. Comparison of arthroscopic and needle lavage and lavage volume on the recovery of colored microspheres from the tarsocrural joints of cadaver horses.

    Vet Surg 2016;45:240-245. 

    Jansson N. Conservative management of unilateral mandibular fractures in horses. Vet Surg 2016;45:1063-1065. 

    De Grauw J, Visser-Meijer M, Lasjley F, et al. Intra-articular treatment with triamcinolone compared with triamcinolone with hyaluronate: A randomized multicenter clinical trial. Equine Vet J 2016;48:152-158. 

    Haspeslagh M, Vlaminck L, Martens A. Treatment of sarcoids in equids:  230 cases (2008–2013).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2016;249:311-318. 

    Cousty M, Tricard C, De Beauregard T, Ligation of the ipsilateral common carotid artery and topical treatment for epistaxis from guttural pouch mycosis in horses. Vet Rec 2016;178:44-48. 

    The Horse: Wendy Williams

    Scientific American/Farrar, Straus Giroux



  • 2017 Call for PapersClick to Expand

    Interested in submitting a paper to be presented at the 63rd Annual Convention, Nov. 17-21, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas? Click here for Instructions for Authors and information on the submission process. 

  • 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