American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Association of Equine Practitioners


Joining the AAEP is your first step toward living your passion as an equine veterinarian!

From networking opportunities to clinical skill development to scholarship programs, the benefits of your AAEP National Student Membership helps you get on track to pursue a Student Membershipcareer in equine practice. 

  • Connect with future employers through the exclusive Avenues Internship/Externship Program. Only National Student Members can participate in Avenues.
  • Stay current with what horse owners are reading about with free subscriptions to The Horse and EQUUS magazines.
  • Attend student events and the popular AAEP Annual Convention at reduced registration rates.
  • Access current research in equine medicine through the online journal Equine Veterinary Education.

AAEP National Student members associated with a recognized AAEP Student Chapter receive additional benefits.

  • Apply for member-only scholarships to ease the financial stress of veterinary school.

  • Develop new skills during AAEP dentistry, farriery and horse handling short courses at your school.

AAEP National Student Membership is $35. Invest in your future today! 

Join now by completing an online application or download a PDF copy.


If you have questions about the application process or student membership benefits, contact the AAEP’s Membership Services Department at 800-443-0177 or email

*Please note that AAEP student members do not receive a print copy of Equine Veterinary Education (EVE) research journal.