Annual Events and Club Activities

 

UConn Polo Team on horses (left), UConn Beef Cattle (middle left) at Little I Livestock Show, UConn western rider on horse (center right), UConn sheep at little I livesock show with blue ribbon

Spring

Event Date(s) Want More Info?  E-mail...
ANSC Seminar Series *Canceled for remainder of spring 2020* Fridays During the Semester Dr. Young Tang
Connecticut 4H Dairy and Beef Day - *Postponed to May 16* May 16, 2020 Nancy Wilhelm
Connecticut 4H Goat Day - *Postponed to October 24* October 24, 2020 Mary Margaret Cole
Connecticut Dairy Seminar   Dr. Sheila Andrew
Connecticut Horse Symposium - *Canceled for 2020*   Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Dressage Team Home Show(s)   Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Home Show(s)   Alena Meacham
Global One Health-Education Aboard in Ireland Spring 2020 Sheila Andrew
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser March 2020 Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Spring 2020 Alena Meacham
Paws and Claws Canine 5K - *Canceled for 2020*   Paws and Claws Club
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash - *Canceled for 2020*   Pre-Vet Club
Registration Begins! Summer Horse Riding Lessons – First Lesson in May   Alena Meacham
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns -Barns Currently Closed*    
Sigma Alpha Horse Show - *Canceled for 2020*   Dr. Amy Safran
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests April 25, 2020- *Being Held Online* Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show *Canceled for 2020*   Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Bound Day- Admitted Students *Canceled for 2020*   animalscience.uconn.edu/visitors/prospective.php
UConn Compost Sale *Canceled for spring 2020*   Mary Kegler

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club - *Canceled for 2020*

  Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Polo Team Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show(s)   Alena Meacham

Summer

Event Date(s) Want More Info? E-mail...
Virtual Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Clinic Summer 2020 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Summer Horse Riding Lessons - Dressage, Hunt Seat, Trail Riding, and Western May - August Alena Meacham
Summer Polo Lessons July - August Alena Meacham
UConn Summer Schooling Horse Show August 2020 Alena Meacham

Fall

Event Date(s) Want More Info? Email...
ANSC Seminar Series Fridays Dr. Young Tang
ASGSA Multicultural Dinner November 2020 Amanda Reiter
Canine Cancer Walk- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser September 2020 Pre-Vet Club
Dairy Club Fundraiser- Cabot Cheese- Orders Due Nov 26th December 2019  
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser October 2020 Pre-Vet Club
Dressage Team Home Show October 2020 Alena Meacham
Drill Team Fun Horse Show - Visiting Horse Form October 2020 Kathy Pelletier
Equestrian Team Home Show November 2020 Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Yankee Candle Fundraiser Fall 2019 Alena Meacham
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser-Orders Due October 30 October 2020 Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Fall Semester Alena Meacham
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I")- sponsored by Block and Bridle Club - See photos from this event here. November 2020 Lauren Sands
Open House - Prospective Students September & October 2020 www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser October 2020 Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction November 2020 Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Women's Polo Matches Fall Semester Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show November 2020 Alena Meacham

 

Winter

Event Date(s) Want More Info?  E-mail...
Winter Horse Riding Lessons January 2021 Alena Meacham
Wool Blanket Sales Winter/Spring Michelle Lewis


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