Annual Spring Horse Auction Tack & Equipment Tag Sale - University of Connecticut Department of Animal Science
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Amy Zembroski, ANSC Major, poses with One Hot Tamale from the 2015 Auction


Date: April 2016


    Tag Sale: 9 AM (ends when the last horse is auctioned off)

    Auction Preview: 11 AM

    Horse Auction: 1 PM


Horsebarn Hill Arena, Storrs, CT
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*Check back in March 2016 for updates!


Want to Try Out a Horse? 

Potential buyers can make an appointment the week of the auction to view and ride UConn horses up for auction. 

Appointments are limited to one half hour and are available Monday - Friday anytime from 10 am – 4 pm.


We reserve the right to limit your time to 30 minutes per horse.

Please call the UConn Horse Barn at (860) 486-2034 to make an appointment

and/or for more information about the horses. 


Interested in Being a Vendor?

If you are interested in selling items at the 2016 horse auction,

contact or (860) 486-2413

to request a vendor contract to be mailed to you. 

The reservation fee is $75 for each 10’ x 15’ space (8 foot table)

and $100 for any space larger than that measurement.



A Sample of the Items in the Tack and Equipment Auction

Pleasure Driving Carts

Driving Tack

Antique Harness

Saddles - Western and English

Saddle Pads


Mini Tack and Harness

Halters and Leads

Grooming items

Riding Attire (Hunt Coats, Breeches, Western Show Clothes, etc)

Breyer Horses

Stall Dividers


Equine and Pet Photography


Special Offer...


Nutrena offers deals each year at our auction for anyone who purchases a horse!  

They are offering a certificate for a consultation and a free bag of feed to anyone who                         purchases a horse this year.


G.M. Thompson and Sons, Inc. will also be offering a coupon for a free bag of horse feed for anyone who purchases a horse as well!


University College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Alumni Association (UCAHNRAA) will be sponsoring a free drawing for a basket of horse items donated by the Putnam Farmers Co-op!


The UConn Horse Auction is solely organized by Animal Science students

with faculty and staff supervision.

You Can Buy with Confidence at Our Sale!





A 5% Buyers Premium fee will be charged on all sales, however, if buyer pays with an approved check or cash, fee will be waived.



Please remember,

No Pets Are Allowed In the Arena

(Except for Service Animals)



Last updated: 08/12/2015 3:39:13

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Department of Animal Science
3636 Horsebarn Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375