Over 5,200 veterinary professionals, guests and exhibitors attended the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 48th Annual convention in Orlando, Fla., setting a new attendance record for the meeting. The convention, held December 4-8, featured nearly 100 scientific presentations, a sold-out trade show and an equine health seminar for horse owners.

The 49th Annual AAEP Convention will be held in New Orleans, La., November 21-25, 2003. For more information, call the AAEP at 859-233-0147.

The American Association of Equine Practitioners, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1954 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its 6,500 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, practice management, research and continuing education in the equine veterinary profession and horse industry.