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Straight from the Horse Doctor’s Mouth: Public Invited to Attend Equine Health Lecture Series

By: Hannah Kleckner Hall Date: Aug 9, 2019

Learn from leading equine care experts during a free, open-to-the-public lecture series.

Join us at the 2019-2020 First Tuesday Lecture Series

[August 9, 2019; Kennett Square, Pennsylvania] – From navigating colic emergencies to pioneering the future of equine imaging, equine enthusiasts of all backgrounds and experience levels are invited to learn from New Bolton Center’s leading equine healthcare experts during the 2019-2020 First Tuesday Lecture series.

Featuring a cross section of New Bolton Center’s more than 30 board-certified clinicians and nine clinical specialties, the lectures take place on New Bolton Center’s campus in Alumni Hall on the first Tuesday of selected months.


The following is the schedule for the 2019-2020 academic year:

  • September 10, 2019 - "Global Worming Redux: An Update on Equine Parasite Control" presented by Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston
  • October 1, 2019 - "Forever Young: Exploring Regenerative Medicine" presented by Dr. Kyla Ortved
  • November 5, 2019 - "Robotic Imaging: Pioneering the Future" presented by Dr. Dean Richardson, Dr. Barbara Dallap Schaer, and Dr. Kate Wulster
  • December 3, 2019 - "Equine Neurologic Diseases: EGHV, EPM, EDM, CVM - What's Behind the Initials?" presented by Dr. Amy Johnson
  • March 3, 2020 - "Aging Gracefully: Caring for Your Geriatric Horse" presented by Dr. Liz Arbittier
  • April 7, 2020 - "Laminitis Management: From Research Lab to the Barn" presented by Mr. Patrick Reilly, Chief of Farrier Services, and Dr. Andrew van Eps
  • May 5, 2020 - "Emergency and Critical Care for the Colic Patient: It Takes a Village," a panel discussion led by Dr. Janet Johnston, Dr. Maia Aitken, and Dr. Sam Hurcombe
  • June 2, 2020 - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart: Innovations and Safety in Cardiology" presented by Dr. Virginia Reef and Dr. Cristobal Navas de Solis

Due to limited seating, registration for the event is recommended. Please visit to register.

For any questions about the First Tuesday Lecture series, please contact Barbara Belt at 610-925-6500 or

About the First Tuesday Lecture Series
The First Tuesday Lectures are presented September through December, and March through June. During the series, faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Many of the lectures highlight the advanced techniques performed by Penn Vet’s team of leading clinicians and the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities available to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. 

About Penn Vet

Ranked among the top ten veterinary schools worldwide, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, handling more than 34,600 patient visits a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals. The hospital handles more than 6,200 patient visits a year, while our Field Services have gone out on more than 5,500 farm service calls, treating some 18,700 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.