2020-2021 VIRTUAL First Tuesday Lecture Series - New Bolton Center

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2020-2021 VIRTUAL First Tuesday Lecture Series - New Bolton Center

Join us for our FREE series for horse owners and enthusiasts alike - now VIRTUAL for 2020!

By The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

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Join us for our FREE series for horse owners and enthusiasts alike.

The First Tuesday Lectures take place from 6:30-7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month in the series.  NOW VIRTUAL for 2020-2021!

To ensure a spot at your preferred session, please register prior to the event.

2020 - 2021 Schedule:


September 8, 2020 - "Advanced Colic Care: It's Complicated" presented by Dr. Maia Aitken, Dr. Janet Johnston, and Dr. Sam Hurcombe

October 6, 2020 - "Having a Heart to Heart: The Future of Equine Cardiac Care" presented by Dr. Virginia Reef, Dr. Cristobal Navas de Solis, Dr. Claire Underwood, and Dr. JoAnn Slack

November 10, 2020 - "Small Incisions, Big Surgeries: Airways and Abdomens" presented by Dr. Eric Parente

December 1, 2020 - "Handle with Care: Get Ready for Your Foal" presented by Dr. Michelle Abraham



February 2, 2021 - "Problems 'Eye' Commonly See" presented by Dr. Nicole Scherrer

March 2, 2021 - "Pioneers in Imaging" presented by Dr. Kate Wulster and Dr. Timothy Manzi

April 6, 2021 - "Laminitis Management: From Research Lab to the Barn," presented by Dr. Andrew van Eps and Mr. Patrick Reilly, Chief of Farrier Services at New Bolton Center

May 4, 2021 - "Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care for Your Horse: When Should You Consider it?" presented by Dr. Meagan Smith and Dr. Olivia Lorello

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

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 30,000 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 4,000 patient visits a year, while the Field Service treats nearly 37,000 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. 

About the organizer

If you have any questions about your registration or the event, please contact Barbara Belt at 610-925-6500 or beltb@vet.upenn.edu.