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Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture February 20 Welcomes Speakers from Texas A&M

January 14, 2010

What's New ImageVeterinarians, farriers and others interested in equine lameness issues are cordially invited to the Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture Saturday, February 20, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The all-day presentation, which addresses foot disorders and related lameness issues in the horse, will take place in Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA.

Special guests Dr. Kent Carter, DVM, MS, and Mr. Jason Maki, CJF, RJF, both of Texas A&M University, will present talks and case examples of:

  • Hoof cracks and repair techniques
  • How trimming affects the hoof capsule
  • Therapeutic options for palmar foot pain
  • Sheared heels and hoof conformation

Veterinarians attending the program may earn up to three hours of continuing education credit.

A suggested donation of $50 or more will help the School of Veterinary Medicine sustain the level of excellence for which the Heumphreus Lecture has been known for more than 20 years and continue to present the exceptional speakers and programs that benefit all members of the equine industry.


For more information, contact:
Saundra Wais, Continuing Professional Education Coordinator
Phone: (530)752-3905


Gladys Valley Hall, the classroom teaching complex for the School of Veterinary Medicine, is located in the Health Sciences District on the UC Davis campus.

From Sacramento, Take I-80 WEST toward San Francisco and continue approximately 15 miles. Take exit Highway 113 North (to Woodland). Continue with directions below.

From San Francisco: Take I-80 EAST toward Sacramento. Exit at Highway 113 North (to Woodland).

From Highway 113: Take the first exit, Hutchison Drive, and bear RIGHT (east) on Hutchison. Take the second right onto LaRue Drive (4-way light) and continue until you reach a curve in the road. At curve, turn RIGHT onto Garrod Drive and follow road to stop sign. Turn right onto Veterinary Medicine Drive, which winds around Parking Lot 50. Turn left into Parking Lot 50. Additional parking is also available next to the Center for Companion Animal Health in Parking Lot 55.