CT Horse Symposium


Riders, Drivers and Participants Wanted! Please fill out the forms attached or contact jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu\" target=\"_blank\">jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu to reserve a spot in a clinic session

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 The CT Horse Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 and Sunday March 5, 2017 at the Horsebarn Hill Arena at the Storrs campus.  On Saturday, the Caroline Mercier Clinic focusing on Flat Work, Poles and Jumps will run from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. It is open to all riders who have hunt seat experience, you can bring your horse (equine health form and a 3 day temperature log needed) or ride a UConn horse with sufficient experience. Spectators also welcome!!

 At 12 PM there will be a UConn Morgan Horse Drill Team performance.

 Also on Saturday there will be a Susan Bartfay Clinic on Communication with your Horse or Other Animal Friend from 1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. There must be 16 participants for the clinic to take place. It costs $20 to participate.

 The  Jeff Morse Clinic on Improving Your Driving will take place also from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., he will focus on ways to improve your driving, you can bring your horse (equine health form and a 3 day temperature log needed) or ride a UConn horse with horse handling experience. Driving experience not required. Spectators also welcome!!

 Vendor and Camp Fairs begin at 8:30 a.m. and take place all day in the Horsebarn Hill Arena.  Find out about equine businesses in the area. Families and students can check out equine day and weeklong camps for participation/employment opportunities.

 On Sunday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  there will be a Hands On Horse Science Day in which you will get to do hands on activities involving microchipping of horses, saddle fit both English and Western, first aid for horses, take a horse’s vital signs, and myofascial release therapy. No prior experience necessary.

 At 12 p.m. there will be a UConn Dressage Team Demonstration.

 At 1p.m. there will be a UConn Men’s Polo Team Match vs. the Skidmore Men.

 The cost is as follows, as always, a great value!!

$35 Active Participation - Ride or Drive in a Session

$20 additional, use a UConn Horse

$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!

 Sponsors and vendors welcome – call or email for info

Contact: Dr. Jenifer Nadeau

Jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu\" target=\"_blank\">Jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu

(860) 486-4471, (860) 486-4375 fax

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