American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Association of Equine Practitioners

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  • What an AAEP Membership IncludesClick to Expand
    AAEP Membership
    Includes:


    How This Benefits Your Practice:

    Member-only rates to the world’s premier equine CE events

    The Annual Convention, which is the largest meeting of equine veterinarians in the world, hosting over 100 hours of classroom-style seminars and small discussion-oriented forums about equine veterinary medicine and techniques as well as professional development.

    The Focus Meetings, which provides a comprehensive exploration of a single equine medical issue (e.g. hind limb lameness, ophthalmology, etc.) The Resort Symposium, a great combination of education, networking and play.

    AAEP 360° Meetings, which is a 360-degree continuing education experience using a full-circle approach to veterinary learning.

    Copy of the Proceedings

    A $160 value, this is a collection of the scientific papers presented at the most recent annual convention.

    Equine Veterinary Education (EVE) monthly research journal

    A refereed educational journal designed to keep the practicing veterinarian up to date with developments in equine medicine and surgery (a $140 value).

    Texas A&M Get It for Me service

    Veterinary scientific paper and document retrieval service offered complimentary to our members saving you time and money.

    Client Education Brochures

    Professionally printed brochures to provide medical information in lay terms to owners/clients on over 30 topics.

    Horse Health Articles

    Easily downloadable from www.aaep.org and available for use in your practice’s newsletter or website.

    Custom-designed PowerPoint presentations Ready-to-go presentations on a variety of horse health topics, perfect for owner education seminars and lay audiences.

    A section of the AAEP website dedicated to horse owners.

    Tailored to horse owners to provide them with information and guidance including a DVM locator service of our members.

    The AAEP Rounds

    E-mail listserv groups designed for interactive discussions with your peers about topics within equine medicine. Each Round offers you a forum for exchanging ideas, seeking advice on cases and discussing current issues affecting the profession.

    The AAEP Resource Guide and Membership Directory (print and online)

    Stay in touch with colleagues and keep helpful association position statements available at your fingertips (a $40 value).

    AAEP publications, including Spur of the Moment e-newsletter

    Electronic communications keeping you abreast of developments in veterinary medicine or policy.

    Complimentary copies of The Horse and EQUUS Magazines Find out what your clients are reading and stay up to date on popular health topics among horse owners.

    The AAEP’s Avenues Internship/Externship Program

    An online database where you can post opportunities and receive applications from AAEP student members for internships and externships

    Career Center

    An online job database to post vacancies or search for new opportunities.

    Members -only Equipment Sales

    Serves as an online portal for selling and buying used veterinary equipment.

    Group Purchasing program, The Veterinary Club Discounts on equipment and services allowing members to save $300 a year on average.
  • Membership Categories and FeesClick to Expand
    Membership Category

    Requirements

    Fees

    Veterinarian (Regular) Member

    To qualify, applicant must be a resident or citizen of the United States or Canada who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Applicant must provide a photocopy of his/her diploma or license.

    Cost: $295 dues + $50 new member initiation fee ($345)
    Dues Cycle: July 1 –June 30

    Current members is good standing may take advantage of our automated installment plan ($80 x 4 payments). For more information on this option, contact the AAEP office at membership@aaep.org.
    International Member

    To qualify, applicant must be a citizen of a country other than the United States or Canada who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine in their country. Applicant must provide a photocopy of his/her diploma or license.

    Note: International members do not receive EQUUS or The Horse.

    Cost: $295 dues + $50 new member initiation fee ($345)
    Dues Cycle: July 1–June 30

    Current members is good standing may take advantage of our automated installment plan ($80 x 4 payments). For more information on this option, contact the AAEP office at membership@aaep.org.
    Student Member

    To qualify, applicant must be a student currently enrolled in a college of veterinary medicine with an expressed interest in the equine species.

    Note: Students do not receive EVE (but do get The Mentor e-newsletter for students).

    Cost: $35
    Dues Cycle: Sept 1–August 31

    Resident Member To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a residency program at a recognized college or school of veterinary medicine with a focus of equine medicine/research. Applicant must provide an annual letter from an advisor confirming residency status; renewable up to four years.

    Cost: $125 dues + $50 new member initiation fee
    Dues Cycle: July 1-June 30

    Recent Graduate Member

    To qualify, an applicant must have graduated from a college or school of veterinary medicine.

    Restrictions: To continue receiving these discounts, membership must be continuous. AAEP student members are asked to convert to regular members when they graduate. As an incentive the AAEP waives the $50 initiation fee if they do this before their student memberships lapses.

    Cost: $75 dues + $50 new member initiation fee (1st year of practice)
    $150 dues + $50 new member initiation fee (upcoming; 2nd year of practice)
    $225 + $50 new member initiation fee (upcoming; 3rd year of practice)
    Dues Cycle: July 1–June 30

    U.S. Active Military

    To qualify, an applicant must be a resident or citizen of the United States who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine. Applicant must provide documentation of their active military status.

    Cost: $0 dues
    Dues Cycle: July 1-June 30

    Electronic Membership This designation is an option for members who live in countries that are considered low or middle income as determined by the World Bank (i.e. North Korea). These members will receive all membership materials electronically. Cost: $75 dues