UC Davis Horse Day 2013
Davis, California  
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The UC Davis Animal Science Department introduces a new approach to Horse Day to be held at our Animal Science Horse Barn facility. It will be a day filled with hands-on workshops dedicated to continuing education for the horse owner and enthusiast. Tired of sitting in lecture halls? Our new “Round Robin” venue will allow YOU, the attendee, to pick and choose those workshops that are of interest to YOU! A whole group presentation will occur both at lunch time and at the end of the day. Whether your interests lie with reproduction, conformation or nutrition, there is sure to be something to attract you to our NEW Horse Day venue! This day gives you the chance to interact with the animals, talk to the experts and be more involved with the material. Come and join us for a day filled with new and exciting interactive information.

Speakers to Include:

Joel Viloria
Equine Facilities Supervisor
Department of Animal Science
University of California, Davis
Presenting: Tour of the Horse Barn and the Equine Reproduction Journey and the Equine Appraisal: Why You May Need One

Diane Rhodes, DVM
Equine Medicine Resident
UC Davis Veterninary Medical Teaching Hospital
Presenting: Pre Purchae Exam and Why It Can Be Important to You

Clair Thunes, MS, PhD
Equine Nutrition Lecturer
Department of Animal Science
University of California, Davis
Presenting: Starch: Does it Belong in Your Horse's Ration and Understanding Forage, the Foundation of Your Horse's Diet

Kirk Adkins
Certified Farrier and Farrier Science Lecturer
Department of Animal Science
University of California, Davis
Presenting: Leg Dissection

Joe Magistri and Trevor Gossett
Professional Horse Shoers
Presenting: Working with Your Horse; So Your Horse Can Work with Your Farrier

Sundowner Trailers of California
Presenting: Trailer Maintenance and What You Should Know Before You Load

Sue Stover, DVM, PhD
Professor of Musculoskeletal Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Pathology
Supervisor for the JD Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory
UC Davis Veterninary Medical Teaching Hospital
Presenting: Bone Biology and Overuse Injury

Craig London and the Rock Creek Pack Station
Professional Packing Operation
Presenting: Pack Scramble

Rancho El Afortunado
Breeders and Owners of Pura Raza Espanola Andalusians
Presenting: Andalusian Showcase

Horse Day 2013 Schedule

• $30 per person Pre-Register
• $40 per person on the Day of
• Discount for groups of 10 or more: $25 per person

Pre-Registration Only
• Discount for children under 14: $20 per child
• BBQ Lunch: $8 per person

• Check, Money Order, Credit Card only for pre-registration. Credit Card payments must be made through the online registration link below. Cash is accepted for at the door registrations. Please make checks or money orders payable to UC REGENTS.

• You may pre-register or register at the door. All pre-registrations must be received by October 11th, 2013.

Please fill out the Registration Form and mail to:
Valerie Ozella
Department of Animal Science
University of California
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616


Register and Pay with CC Online

More Information:
• Please call Valerie Ozella at or email