CT Horse Symposium

By: UConn Department of Animal Science  01/27/2016
Keywords: Horse, Clinic, ANIMAL SCIENCE

The University of Connecticut will be hosting the 2016 Connecticut Horse Symposium sponsored by the Department of Animal Science on Saturday March 5th and Sunday March 6th from 9am -4 pm! The vendor fair will also be held from 8:30 am-3:30 pm on Saturday. There will be two clinicians on Saturday, Ben Wallace from 9 am- 12 pm and Meg Brauch in the afternoon. Ben Wallace will be focusing on Beyond Basic Groundwork. Meg Brauch, who is a Uconn graduate, will be giving a demo/clinic on Straightness Training for all levels of riders. There is an option to bring your own horse to participate in this clinic or use a UConn horse! There will also be demonstrations from the UConn Morgan Drill Team and a Uconn Polo match on Sunday at 1 pm. Sunday will include Hands on Horse Science day conducted by UConn students and Tufts veterinarians and students. This is a great opportunity to work with those in the Animal Science industry and gain more knowledge of the Equine Science field. The cost is as follows, as always, a great value!! $50 Active Participation - Ride or Drive in Clinic $20/Adults All Day Auditor* Pass $10/One clinic for Auditor* $10/day Age 9-18/4-H leaders/UConn students/4-H members 9 & under free! Sunday – $20/Adults All Day Auditor* Pass $10/day Age 9-18/4-H leaders/UConn students/4-H members 9 & under free! *an auditor is also known as a spectator Money raised is used to directly support equine research and extension programs at the University of Connecticut! No pre registration needed for spectators! The event takes place on Horsebarn Hill, and the link below will provide directions. http://horsesymposium.uconn.edu/ Hope to see you there!

Keywords: ANIMAL SCIENCE, Clinic, Horse

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