Horse Riding Practicum

undergraduate student riding horse in outdoor arena

The University's Animal Science Department offers a self-improvement, non-credit, extracurricular horse riding program entitled "Horse Practicum". Participants enrolled in the practicum program can participate in riding lessons and in the care and management of UConn horses. The Practicum is open to all students enrolled at the University as well as faculty and staff who are approved to be on the UConn Storrs campus. Although priority for riding is given to Animal Science majors, all students are welcome on a space available basis. Lessons offered are Hunt Seat, Dressage, Western, and Trail classes at a variety of levels.
 

Information Coming Soon for Fall 2021

RIDERS MUST COMPLETE ALL ITEMS BELOW PRIOR TO THEIR FIRST LESSON

1. Review applicable documents below

  • Practicum Flyer
  • Practicum Level Descriptions          
  • Fall 2021 Lesson Schedule
  • Trail                                                                                                                           

2. Complete and SIGN the Fall 2021 Practicum Registration Form (CLICK HERE to download form) 

3. Complete and SIGN the Acknowledgement and Consent Form (CLICK HERE to download form).
 
4. Make Your Online Payment  Click Here

Pricing Information: TBD for Fall 2021

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**Please note, just making a payment does not mean you are considered registered. Please complete step 5 for registration confirmation.

5. Please send ONE email containing your payment receipt, completed and signed Practicum Registration Form, and completed and signed Acknowledgement and Consent Form to: uconnhorseriding@uconn.edu 

REGISTRATION IS CONSIDERED COMPLETE ONCE THE DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE HAS RECEIVED YOUR COMPLETED AND SIGNED REGISTRATION FORM, CONSENT FORM AND ONLINE PAYMENT.

6. Read ALL documents below.

Riding Program/Team Contacts

For more information on the riding teams, please click here.  

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
17 Manter Road
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

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