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Calendar of Events

To receive event announcements via e-mail, please call (860) 486-2413 or e-mail AnimalScience@UConn.edu, indicate which of the following events interest you, and provide your e-mail address. 

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Beef Auction
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Polo Matches
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Dairy Show
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Sheep Events
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Ham Sale
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Summer Riding Lessons
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Horse Auction
 

 

Most events are free and open to the public.

You are also invited to Like us on Facebook to learn of upcoming events.

Attention Animal Science students: If you are interested in volunteering at any of these events then send a message to the e-mail address above.

To view the University-wide calendar click here.

Animal Science students prepare and compete in the Little International Livestock Show.

 

Annual Programs and Club Activities

 

Winter

Event Want More Info?  E-mail...
Winter Horse Riding Lessons equestrian@uconn.edu

 

Spring

Event Want More Info?  E-mail...
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival (April) Maryann Fusco-Rollins
ANSC Seminar Series Dr. Mary Anne Amalaradjou
Blue Ribbon Sheep Forum (February)  
Connecticut Horse Symposium (March) Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Draft Horse Plow Match (April)  
Dog Wash - Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser (May) Pre-Vet Club
Dressage & Equestrian Team Shows Alena Meacham
Dressage Home Show  
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser Block & Bridle Club
Horse Practicum animalscience@uconn.edu
Intercollegiate Horse Show UConn's Equestrian Team
Open House - Students admitted to UConn (April) www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Registration Begins! Summer Horse Riding Lessons – First Lesson in May Kathy Noyes
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns  
Sheep Shearing School (April)  
Sigma Alpha Horse Show (April) Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Horse Judging Contest (February) Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests (February) Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show Dr. Michael Darre
State 4-H Sheep & Camelid Project Clinic (February)  

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club (April)

Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Men's & Women's Polo Matches Jon Nicholson
UConn's Spring Horse Auction (April) John Bennett
Western Team Home Shows Alena Meacham

 

Summer

Event Want More Info?  E-mail...
Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Summer Horse Riding Lessons - Dressage, Hunt Seat, Trail Riding, and Western Kathy Noyes
Summer Polo Lessons Kathy Noyes
UConn Horse Show Alena Meacham

 

Fall

Event Want More Info?  Contact...
ANSC Seminar Series Dr. Mary Anne Amalaradjou
Cornucopia Festival - Animal Science Tent Sara Putnam
Dog Wash - Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser Pre-Vet Club
Dressage & Equestrian Team Shows Alena Meacham
Drill Team Fun Horse Show (October)  
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser Block & Bridle Club
Horse Practicum
Dressage Home Show (November)  
Intercollegiate Horse Show - hosted by UConn's Equestrian Team UConn's Equestrian Team
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I") - sponsored by Block and Bridle Club (October)  
Open House - Prospective Students (September) www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Rabbit Show - sponsored by the NorthEast CT Rabbit Growers Association (November)

+  To register, contact Valerie Tucker @ (860) 455-9161

+  For basic information, contact Dr. Michael Darre

Sigma Alpha Fundraisers (Yankee Candle, cheesecake, etc...) Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction (November) Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Men's & Women's Polo Matches Jon Nicholson
Western Team Home Shows Alena Meacham

 


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