Annual Programs and Club Activities

Winter

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Winter Horse Riding Lessons January 2-18, 2018 Alena Meacham

Spring

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Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival April 2018 Maryann Fusco-Rollins
ANSC Seminar Series (Schedule to be posted in January 2018) Fridays Dr. Mary Anne Amalaradjou
Connecticut Horse Symposium March 2018 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Dog Wash - Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser April 2018 Pre-Vet Club
Dressage Team Home Show(s) Spring 2018 Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Home Show(s) February 10, 2018 Alena Meacham
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser March 2018 Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Spring 2018 Alena Meacham
Open House - Prospective and Admitted Students April 14, 2018 www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Rabbit Shows- Ratcliffe Hicks Arena Spring 2018 Dr. Michael Darre
Registration Begins! Summer Horse Riding Lessons – First Lesson in May   Alena Meacham
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns Year Round  
Sigma Alpha Horse Show April 2018 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests Spring 2018 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show Spring 2018 Dr. Michael Darre

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club

April 2018 Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Men's & Women's Polo Matches Spring 2018 Patrick Marinelli
Western Team Home Show(s) February 3, 2018 Alena Meacham

Summer

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Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Clinic June 2018 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 July 2018 Alena Meacham

Fall

Event

Date(s)

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ANSC Seminar Series Fridays Dr. Mary Anne Amalaradjou
Cornucopia Festival- Canceled for 2017   Sara Putnam
Dairy Club Fundraiser December 2017 Katelyn Williams
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser October 2018 Pre-Vet Club
Dressage Team Home Show October 2018 Alena Meacham
Drill Team Fun Horse Show December 9, 2017 Kathy Pelletier
Equestrian Team Home Show November 18, 2017 Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Fundraiser October-December 2017 Sam Calzone
Equine Club Holiday Horse Photos TBA Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser Deadline to Order- November 15 Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Fall Semester Alena Meacham
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I")- sponsored by Block and Bridle Club October 2018 Emily Laflamme
Open House - Prospective Students October 2018 TBD www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Rabbit Show - sponsored by the NE CT Rabbit Growers Assoc. November 2018

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Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser October 2018 Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction Fall 2018 Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Women's Polo Matches Fall Semester Patrick Marinelli
Western Team Home Show None Fall 2017 Alena Meacham
Wool Blanket Sales Fall/Winter Michelle Lewis


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