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 Spring 2024 Dates (TBD) Contact
ANSC Seminar Series Dr. Rich Mancini
UConn Involvement Fair  
Connecticut 4H Dairy and Beef Day Nancy Wilhelm
Connecticut 4H Goat Day Mary Margaret Smith
Connecticut Horse Symposium Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Draft Horse Plow Match Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
Dressage Team Home Show(s) Melissa Tindall
Equestrian Team Home Show(s)
Lamb Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser 
Horse Riding Practicum Lessons Alena Meacham
Paws and Claws Canine 5K
Pre-Vet Club Dog Wash Pre-Vet Club
Self-Guided Tours of the UConn Barns Virtual Virtual Barn Tour
Spring Horse Show - hosted by the UConn Department of Animal Science and Sigma Alpha Dr. Amy Safran
State 4-H Horse Program Hippology & Communication Contests Dr. Jenifer Nadeau
State 4-H Poultry Show Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay
UConn Bound Day for Admitted Students
UConn Compost Sale  Mary Kegler
UConn Dairy Show - hosted by UConn Dairy Club Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Polo Team Home Match(s)


Event Fall 2023 Dates Contact
ANSC Seminar Series Fridays during the semester Dr. Rich Mancini
Canine Cancer Walk- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser Pre-Vet Club
Dairy Club Fundraiser- Cabot Cheese Dairy Club
Dog Wash- Pre-Vet Club Fundraiser September 23, 2023 (12:00 - 4:00 PM) Pre-Vet Club
Pawtoberfest Paws and Claws Club
Dressage Team Apparel Fundraiser
Dressage Team Home Show (s) Melissa Tindall
Equestrian Team Home Show(s) Marilyn Bennett
Equestrian Team Yankee Candle Fundraiser Alena Meacham
Kielbasa Sale - Block & Bridle Club Fundraiser Block & Bridle Club
Horse Riding Practicum Alena Meacham
Little “I” Livestock Show Saturday, October 21, 2023 Amy Safran
Fall Campus Visit Days - Prospective Students Sunday, October 8 & Saturday, October 28, 2023
Sigma Alpha Sorority Fundraiser Sigma Alpha
UConn Beef Auction Sunday, October 22, 2023 Mary Margaret Smith
UConn Women's Polo Team Home Match(es
Wool Blanket Sales Laurie Norton


Event Date(s) - Winter 2023 (TBD) Contact
Winter Horse Riding Practicum Alena Meacham
Wool Blanket Sales Winter/Spring

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