Educational Presentations for Veterinarians

29th Annual Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture
January 24, 2015
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020
UC Davis Campus

"The Effect of Surfaces on Injury and Shoeing in Sport Horses"

"Strengthening the Veterinarian/Farrier Relationship through Better
Communication--One Community at a Time"

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This event is for farriers and veterinarians and honors long-time VMTH varrier Charlie Heumphreus.

There is no cost to attend, and you do not have to register for the morning lectures, but please do register to attend the afternoon lab as space is limited to 40 participants.

Meeting registration is now open. For more information and to register, please visit the Center for Continuing Professional Education website.

Collection of Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Tissue for Stem Cell Processing at UC Davis

The Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital offers cell processing services to referring veterinarians who wish to submit blood, bone marrow and/or umbilical cord tissue samples for their clients. To assist in bone marrow and cord tissue collection, we have provided the following videos, which detail the collection procedures from start to finish.

For submission forms and more information, visit the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory's website at

Bone Marrow Collection Techniques

Umbilical Cord Tissue Collection Techniques

Can Racetrack Surface Reduce the Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury in Thoroughbred Racehorses?
A special report by the Center for Equine Health, presenting the results of a research study on different racetrack surfaces and their specific effects on hoof acceleration and impact.

Racetrack Surface Study (pdf)

Center for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, Tel (530) 752-6433