EquiManagement Magazine November-December 2018

EquiManagement magazine November-December 2018 is a special AAEP Convention Preview issue.

Amy Dragoo

The November-December 2018 issue of EquiManagement magazine cover story is Transforming Equine Practice on page 22. This article contains tips to help you make the most of your trip to this year’s AAEP Convention in San Francisco.


The article on the EPM Society Meeting on page 32 centered on research, where we are with EPM and what is needed to make progress with this disease.

 Veterinarians and farriers need to work together for the welfare of the horse and the horse owner. You can learn more in the article Working With Farriers on page 40.

Tips on Practice Management Software on page 46 can help you understand the options that are important to you when shopping for this critical part of your equine practice.

In the article Madigan Foal Squeeze Refresher on page 46, we discuss the research on neuroinhibitory steroids that shows how they work like sedatives in conjunction with other substances during pregnancy and parturition.

On page 56, we walk you through a Twelve-Month Marketing Plan. A 12-month marketing plan supports your business goals all year long. Start creating yours today using these tips.

Attorney Denise Farris walks us through Charitable Contributions under the 2018 Tax Code on page 63. Whether you donate to charities or sit on a charitable board, here are tips on making the most from the new tax code.

We have several special features in this issue. The first is on page 12 and covers the announcement that Lisa Amtower and Ashley Cashwell were selected as the 2018 Champions of the Cause. This award recognizes the contributions of two equine veterinary technicians/assistants to the industry, as well as recognizing the equine veterinarians who nominate them. This award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the AAEVT and EquiManagement.

 Seventy countries, eight disciplines, hundreds of support personnel and the aftermath of a hurricane descended on Tryon for the 2018 World Equestrian Games. KindredBio Equine brought you extensive print and online coverage before and during the games. In this article titled WEG Tryon 2018 Wrap-Up on page 20, you can get an overall glimpse into the games in images.

In our regular columns, you can get advice on Personal Financial Wellness on page 6; get a glimpse into Managing Income in our New Vet column on page 8; and receive tips on Buying in Bulk in our Business Briefs column on page 67.

In our Keeping Up column on page 9, we cover these recent research topics:

  • Transmission of Equine Sarcoids
  • Wildfire Smoke Guidelines for Horses
  • Effect of Pace on Completion of Endurance Racing
  • Correlation of Repository Radiographic Findings and Performance in Cutting Horses
  • Blood Sucrose as a Diagnostic Tool for Foal Gastric Ulcer Syndrome
  • Effect of Diet on ACTH Values
  • Regional Limb Perfusion
  • Lake Tahoe Equine Conference

Make sure to check out the AAEP Resources listings starting on page 70 to see which companies you want to visit or contact who are exhibiting at the 2018 AAEP Convention in San Francisco.

And note that in our cover photo by Amy Dragoo, Drs. Anne Baskett, Bill Hay and Yves Rossier, all AAEP members, were in charge of treating veterinarians at WEG Tryon 2018. You can find out more about them by visiting EquiManagement.com and selecting the category News>FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018.


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