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) Want More Info?  E-mail...
ANSC Seminar Series Fridays During the Semester Dr. Young Tang
Connecticut 4H Dairy and Beef Day  March 12, 2022 Nancy Wilhelm
Connecticut 4H Goat Day  April 2, 2022 Mary Margaret Smith
Connecticut Horse Symposium  March 26, 2022 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Draft Horse Plow Match April 9, 2022 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Dressage Team Home Show(s) April 2, 2022 Melissa Tindall
Equestrian Team Home Show(s) February 26, 2022 Stan Siniarski
Global One Health-Education Aboard in Ireland   Sheila Andrew
Lamb Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser
Horse Riding Practicum Lessons   Alena Meacham
New England Dairy Nutrition Conference  March 7, 2022 Dr. Sheila Andrew
Paws and Claws Canine 5K   Paws and Claws Club
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash  March 26, 2022 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 April 30, 2022 Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show  None Spring 2022 Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Bound Day for Admitted Students April 9, 2022  
UConn Compost Sale    Mary Kegler

UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club

April 9, 2022 Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Polo Team Matches   Anders Carlton
Western Team Home Show(s)   Jeremy Mimitz
Western Team Regionals March 5, 2022 Jeremy Mimitz


Event Date(s) Want More Info? E-mail...
Virtual Riding Horsemanship Safety Certification Clinic Virtual for 2022 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   Alena Meacham


Event Date(s) - Fall 2022 TBD Want More Info? Email...
1881 Series: The Evolution of the UConn Creamery   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    
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser   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   Alena Meacham
Fall Campus Visit Days - Prospective Students    
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser   Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction   Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Compost Sale   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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