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 (Virtual for Spring 2021) Fridays During the Semester Dr. Young Tang
Connecticut 4H Dairy and Beef Day    Nancy Wilhelm
Connecticut 4H Goat Day    Mary Margaret Cole
Connecticut Horse Symposium  TBD Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Dressage Team Home Show(s) None spring 2021 Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Home Show(s) None spring 2021 Alena Meacham
Global One Health-Education Aboard in Ireland   Sheila Andrew
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser   Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Lessons   Alena Meacham
New England Dairy Nutrition Conference - Virtual! March 11, 2021 Dr. Sheila Andrew
Paws and Claws Canine 5K  TBD Paws and Claws Club
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash  TBD Pre-Vet Club
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns *Barns Currently Closed* Virtual Horsebarn Hill Tour Virtual Barn Tour
Sigma Alpha Horse Show  TBD Dr. Amy Safran
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests TBD Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show  TBD Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Compost Sale  TBD Mary Kegler

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club

TBD Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Polo Team Matches None spring 2021 Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show(s) None spring 2021 Jeremy Mimitz

Summer

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

Fall

Event Date(s) - TBD for Fall 2021 Want More Info? Email...
ANSC Seminar Series  Fridays Dr. Young Tang
ASGSA Multicultural Dinner   Amanda Reiter
Canine Cancer Walk- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser   Pre-Vet Club
Dairy Club Fundraiser- Cabot Cheese    
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser   Pre-Vet Club
Dressage Team Home Show   Alena Meacham
Drill Team Fun Horse Show - Visiting Horse Form   Kathy Pelletier
Equestrian Team Home Show   Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Yankee Candle Fundraiser   Alena Meacham
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser   Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum   Alena Meacham
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I")- sponsored by Block and Bridle Club  October 2021 Amy Safran
Virtual Open House Events - Prospective Students    
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser   Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction November 2021 Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Compost Sale October 2021 Mary Kegler - 860-486-8567
UConn Women's Polo Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show   Jeremy Mimitz

 

Winter

Event Date(s) Want More Info?  E-mail...
Winter Horse Riding Practicum November 2020- January 2021 Alena Meacham
Wool Blanket Sales Winter/Spring Michelle Lewis


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