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Pasture Walk

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Join us for a hands-on walking educational program through University of Maryland's Rotational Grazing Site located on the Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park. Participants will get a chance to speak with and ask questions with University of Maryland Extension and Soil Conservation...

Equine Nutrition Seminar

Tuesday, May. 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Mark your calendar for the 2018 Equine Seminar focusing on equine nutrition. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30, with the program beginning at 6pm. Topics include: Maximizing your horses nutrition for optimal health Gastric ulcers Hay and forages Class will also be followed up with a pasture...

Horse Management Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Learn to sample soil and hay and to interpret the test results. Forage Production and Analysis Nutrient Management Updates New Heavy Use Area Technologies Herbal Pastures for Improved Horse Health To Line or Not to Lime..... Using the Correct Fertilizer

Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride

Saturday, Sep. 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Gunpowder State Park
Are you ready for a beautiful fall trail ride? The Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride is a fun event as well as a fundraiser for the Harford County 4-H Horse program. Along the 2-3 hour trail will be approximately 10 checkpoints where the horse and rider must negotiate an obstacle...

Harford County 4-H Horse Clinic

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 - 6:30am to Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Harford County Equestrian Center
4-H'ers enrolled in the horse project are invited to attend Harford County's 4-H Horse Clinic this summer. Join the fun of three days and two nights making new friends and crafts, learning more about your horse/pony and brushing up on your riding skills before the Harford County Farm Fair. 4-H'ers...

Evening Equine Pasture Management Seminar

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension is offering an evening equine seminar focused on nutrient management and pasture management. Speakers include Dr. Amy Burk, equine specialist at the University of Maryland; she will be speaking on setting up and managing a rotational grazing system. Dr. Lester Vough...

Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 - 9:00am
Gunpowder State Park
Are you ready for a beautiful fall trail ride? The Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride is a fun event as well as a fundraiser for the Harford County 4-H Horse program. Along the 2-3 hour trail will be approximately 10 checkpoints where the horse and rider must negotiate an obstacle...

Harford County 4-H Horse Clinic

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 - 3:00pm
Harford County Equestrian Center
4-H'ers enrolled in the horse project are invited to attend Harford County's 4-H Horse Clinic this summer. Join in the fun of three days and two nights making new friends and crafts, learning more about your horse/pony and brushing up on your riding skills just before the MD State Fair.

Keeping Horses on a Budget

Horses are expensive to care for, and the costs can quickly become burdensome unless they are managed carefully. It is possible, however, to reduce horse care costs while providing a high standard of care. Before you can cut expenses, you must have a good understanding of what your horse-related...

Pasture Site Tour and Hay Evaluation Workshop

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
If you have livestock, you are most likely feeding hay at least part of the year. Do you know how to tell whether your hay is high quality? If you buy hay, are you sure you’re paying a fair price for the quality of product? If you’ve got questions about hay, we’ve got answers! Dr. Les Vough,...

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