Equine Extension Events

Date Event
September 15, 2018 Regional FFA Judging Contest at UConn, 8:30 AM, Horsebarn Hill Arena
September 20, 2018 General Knowledge Test at Big E, 4:30 PM Link to study guide
October 6, 2018 Talk by Dr. Jenifer Nadeau about Geriatric Horse and Gastric Ulcers, CT Valley Driving Club, East Haddam Grange Hall, Haddam CT at 7 PM
October 18, 2018 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php
October 19, 2018 Talk by Dr. Jenifer Nadeau about Poisonous Plants and Whorlogy, do whorls affect the horse? at Litchfield Hills Driving Club at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 7:30 PM
October 25, 2018 CT Trail Summit 9-3
November 2-4, 2018 Eastern National 4-H Roundup, Louisville, KY
December 4, 2018 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM
http://cthorsecouncil.org/
January, 2019 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php
February 5, 2019 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM http://cthorsecouncil.org/
February  2019 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php

March 2, 2019
CT Horse Symposium – UConn Horsebarn Hill Arena -- Storrs, CT
Participate or Audit!
Sat Morning: Clinics coming soon
12-1 UConn Morgan Drill Team/Dressage Team

1-3 Hands On Horse Science
Learn through interacting directly with clinicians in small groups

$30 Active Participation - UConn Students, 4-H, Practicum members ($50 total to use a UConn horse)
$20/Adults All Day Auditor* Pass
$10/Half Day Auditor*
$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
March 8-10, 2019 AYHC Symposium – Many fun youth and leader activities!  Great for anyone interested in horses.  Interesting horse tours of Washington state farms and attractions! Host Hotel: Best Western Plus University Inn
March 2019 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php
April 2, 2019 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM http://cthorsecouncil.org/
April 2019 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php
June 1, 2019 Riding Camp Horsemanship Safety Clinic 
Registration
10am-3pm @ the Horsebarn Hill Arena
Additional Handouts for Clinic (Packet 1, Packet 2)
Directions
June 4, 2019 Connecticut Horse Council meeting, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT 7:30 PM http://cthorsecouncil.org/
June 2019 State 4-H Horse Advisory Meeting, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT 7:30 PM http://www.extension.uconn.edu/extension-centers/middlesex.php


 

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