Academy of Equine Nursing Technicians

Want to Apply?
All Applicants must be registered or certified veterinary technicians as well as AAEVT and NAVTA members. Follow the links at the bottom of the page to join. Then read the application details thoroughly.

Applications are closed for 2019

Important Deadlines for 2020 AEVNT Applications

May 1st 2019- March 15th, 2020
"Letter of Intent" to Apply - This requires applicants to send us a letter, emailed to  stating an intent to apply for the academy. With that you should include a brief introduction of yourself and the year you intend to apply. You may also request a mentor to help guide you through the application process and assist in preparation for the examination. The earlier you send in your letter of intent, the earlier a mentor can help you through the application process. Due to volume of applications, we must limit mentors to those in the 1 year proceeding the application. 
April 15, 2020
- Letters of Recommendations are due
May 1st, 2020
- Application packet due, must be completed and received by commitee 
- First date to begin gathering cases for 2021 application

July 1st, 2020
- Final date to be accepted to sit for the examination 
(results of applications are sent out)
August 1st, 2020
- Last date for appeals for current year’s exam
December 2019 - examination during the AAEP/AAEVT Annual Convention in Denver.
December 2020 - Proposed examination  during the AAEP/AAEVT Annual Convention in Las Vegas.
December 2021 - Proposed examination  during the AAEP/AAEVT Annual Convention in Nashville.

Application fee: $50 non-refundable
Examination fee: $150 non-refundable
Annual dues: $50 to be paid every January
Payments can be made on PayPal to 
or send exam & annual fees to:
Jamie Defazio
32 Falls Road
North East, MD
Checks Payable to: AEVNT

Make sure to read ALL application documents and the entire website prior to submitting your letter of intent !

Mentorship Guidelines
Preparing for the Exam...
Applicants are notified of thier application acceptance by July 1st. Enjoy the time between May 1st-July 1st to relax! Once your application has been accepted it's time to start studying for the exam. The exam is held each year during the AAEP/AAEVT Annual Convention. Click the links below for the suggested reading list and ssample test questions. 
Once your application is accepted it's time to start studying !
Suggested Reading List
Sample Test Questions