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


Event Date(s) - TBD for Spring 2022 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 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   Sheila Andrew
Ham Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser    Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Lessons   Alena Meacham
New England Dairy Nutrition Conference    Dr. Sheila Andrew
Paws and Claws Canine 5K   Paws and Claws Club
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash    Pre-Vet Club
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns *Barns Currently Closed* Virtual Horsebarn Hill Tour Virtual Barn Tour
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 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)   Jeremy Mimitz


Event Date(s) Want More Info? E-mail...
Virtual Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Clinic Virtual! Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Summer Horse Riding Lessons - Dressage, Hunt Seat, Trail Riding, Western, and Polo Beginning May 2021 Alena Meacham
UConn Summer Schooling Horse Show None summer 2021 Alena Meacham


Event Date(s) - TBD for Fall 2021 Want More Info? Email...
Animal Science Student Welcome Tuesday, August 31 Michelle Lewis
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 September 13 - December 10, 2021 Alena Meacham
Little International Livestock Show (Little "I")- sponsored by Block and Bridle Club  October 23, 2021 Amy Safran
Fall Campus Visit Days - Prospective Students October 17 & November 6, 2021  
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser   Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction   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



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

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