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) - TBD for Spring 2021 Want More Info?  E-mail...
ANSC Seminar Series  Fridays During the Semester Dr. Young Tang
Connecticut 4H Dairy and Beef Day    Nancy Wilhelm
Connecticut 4H Goat Day    Mary Margaret Cole
Connecticut Dairy Seminar   Dr. Sheila Andrew
Connecticut Horse Symposium    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 2021 Sheila Andrew
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser   Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum   Alena Meacham
Paws and Claws Canine 5K    Paws and Claws Club
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash    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    Dr. Amy Safran
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests   Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show    Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Bound Day- Admitted Students    animalscience.uconn.edu/visitors/prospective.php
UConn Compost Sale    Mary Kegler

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club - 

  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 Canceled for summer 2020 Alena Meacham
Summer Polo Lessons Canceled for summer 2020 Alena Meacham
UConn Summer Schooling Horse Show Canceled for summer 2020 Alena Meacham

Fall

Event Date(s) - TBD for Fall 2021 Want More Info? Email...
ANSC Seminar Series (Virtual for Fall 2020) 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-Orders Due October 30   Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Fall Semester - UConn students only Alena Meacham
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I")- sponsored by Block and Bridle Club - See photos from this event here. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, students will participate in a non-public demonstration to present their animal handling skills. We anticipate a holding a public show again in Fall 2021. Amy Safran
Open House - Prospective Students September & October 2020 www.openhouse.uconn.edu
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser   Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction Date TBD Mary Margaret Cole
UConn Women's Polo Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show   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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