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 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 Smith
Connecticut Horse Symposium  March 26, 2022 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  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  April 22, 2022 Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Compost Sale    Mary Kegler

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club

  Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Polo Team Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show(s)   Jeremy Mimitz

Summer

Event Date(s) Want More Info? E-mail...
Virtual Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Clinic Virtual for 2021 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Summer Horse Riding Lessons - Dressage, Hunt Seat, Trail Riding, Western, and Polo Beginning May 2022 Alena Meacham
UConn Summer Schooling Horse Show None summer 2021 Alena Meacham

Fall

Event Date(s) Want More Info? Email...
1881 Series: The Evolution of the UConn Creamery Thursday, November 4 Register here for virtual event
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 Monday November 15th-Wednesday November 24th  
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser Saturday, October 2, 2021 Pre-Vet Club
Dressage Team Appearal Fundraiser    
Dressage Team Home Show   Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Home Show   Alena Meacham
Equestrian Team Yankee Candle Fundraiser   Alena Meacham
Equine Club T-Shirt and Hat Fundraiser   Charlotte Quinn
Kielbasa Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser   Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum September 13 - December 10, 2021 Alena Meacham
Fall Campus Visit Days - Prospective Students October 17 & November 6, 2021  
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser   Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction October 25, 2021 at Middlesex Livestock Auction Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Compost Sale October 8-9, 2021 Mary Kegler - 860-486-8567
UConn Women's Polo Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show   Jeremy Mimitz

 

Winter

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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