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You're Invited: 25th Annual Heumphreus Lecture

December 20, 2010

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The 2011 Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture takes place Saturday, January 29, at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. 

To commemorate the 25th year of this lecture series, Michael Ross, DVM, DACVS, and Patrick Reilly, Farrier, both from the New Bolton Center of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, have been invited as featured speakers to discuss "Hoof Management in Sport Horses."

The event takes place in Room 170 Schalm Lecture Hall, located in the Health Sciences District of the UC Davis campus.

Lectures take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Glue-on and in-shoe force plate demonstrations occur from 1:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

The public is welcome, and there is no charge to attend the lecture; however, donations are gratefully accepted.

The afternoon demonstration is limited to 40 and is on a first come, first served basis.

Lecture information is available online at

Sarah Puchalski, event organizer, is an assistant professor of diagnostic imaging in the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences. Puchalski works in the Large Animal Clinic, where her clinical interests include cross-sectional imaging of the horse. Her research interests concern imaging of orthopedic diseases, particularly in the horse.

The Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture honors the memory of Charles Heumphreus, the School of Veterinary Medicine's farrier from 1967 to 1985. The annual lecture addresses lameness of the horse, with special emphasis on foot disorders.

For more information, contact:
Ms. Saundra Wais, Continuing Professional Education Coordinator