Equine Extension Events

Date Event
September 6, 2016         Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM http://cthorsecouncil.org/
September 15, 2016 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php
September 17, 2016 Regional FFA Judging Contest at UConn, 8:30 AM, Horsebarn Hill Arena
September 22, 2016 General Knowledge Test at Big E, 4:30 PM Link to study guide
October 21, 2016 Talk by Dr. Jenifer Nadeau about Geriatric Horses at Litchfield Hills Driving Club at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 7:30 PM
November 4-6, 2016 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup, Louisville KY, CT competing!
December 6, 2016 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM
http://cthorsecouncil.org/

March 4-5, 2017
CT Horse Symposium – UConn Horsebarn Hill Arena -- Storrs, CT
Participate or Audit!
Sat Morning: Clinic TBD, email jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu with ideas 9 AM - 12 PM
 
Sat Afternoon: Driving Clinic with Jeff Morse, Green Meads Farm 1 PM - 3:30 PM

Money raised is used to directly support equine research and extension programs at the University of Connecticut! No pre registration needed for spectators!
 
Demonstrations, Speakers, Sponsors and vendors welcome – call or email for info
 

$50 Active Participation - Ride or Drive in Clinic ($70 to use a UConn Horse)
$20/Adults All Day Auditor* Pass
$10/One clinic for Auditor*
$10/day Age 9-18/4-H leaders/UConn students/4-H members
9 & under free!

Sunday Morning: Hands on Horse Science!
Learn hands-on how to do a fecal flotation exam, take a horse's vital signs, weigh and use a weight tape and more!
UConn Polo Match 1 PM
AS ALWAYS A GREAT VALUE !!
$20/Adults All Day Auditor* Pass
$10/day Age 9-18/4-H leaders/UConn students/4-H members
9 & under free!
Money raised is used to directly support equine research and extension programs at the University of Connecticut! No pre registration needed for spectators!
 
Demonstrations, Speakers, Sponsors and vendors welcome – call or email for info
 
 
Contact: Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu
(860) 486-4471, (860) 486-4375 fax
If interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, please contact jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu or call (860) 486-4471
*an auditor is also known as a spectator
UConn students in the Horse Practicum or experienced riders can use a horse for a $20 additional fee
 
April 21-23, 2017 AYHC Symposium – Many fun youth and leader activities!  Great for anyone interested in horses.  Interesting horse tours of Lexington area farms and attractions! Host Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton, Lexington, Kentucky
TBD Eastern CT Draft Horse Association Plow Match held at the UConn "W" lot - Spectators welcome!
May 12, 2017 Iowa State Master Equine Manager Program at UConn
Email jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu to register
May 30-June 2, 2017 Equine Science Society Meeting, Minneapolis, MN
June 6, 2017 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM
June 10, 2017 Riding Camp Horsemanship Safety Clinic 
Registration
10am-3pm @ the Horsebarn Hill Arena
Additional Handouts for Clinic (Packet 1, Packet 2)
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