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Introduction to Farriery Workshop

Friday, May. 15, 2015 - 3:30pm to 7:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Through a combination of lecture and demonstration, casual horse enthusiasts and professionals alike will gain a better understanding of hoof care and management. The program will begin with a lecture covering anatomy and physiology of the hoof, how hoof health and function is affected by...

Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:00am
Gunpowder State Park - Sweet Air Park Area
The Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride benefits the Harford County 4-H youth horse education and scholarship programs. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, October 19, 2014. This judged trail ride is intended to be a fun event as well as a fundraiser. Along the the 2-3 hour trail will...

Harford County 4-H Horse Clinic

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 - 6:30am to Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014 - 5:00pm
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 county fair.

Keeping Horses on a Budget

Horses are expensive to care for, and the expenses can quickly become burdensome unless they are managed carefully. It is possible, however, to keep horse care costs to a minimum while still providing a high standard of care. Before you can determine where to cut expenses, you must first have a...

Saddleview Ranch Walk/Trot Show

Saturday, May. 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Saddleview Ranch, 2719 Thurston Rd, Frederick MD
Saddleview Ranch is hosting a Walk/Trot Show on Saturday, May 24th. Show starts at 10am. Located at 2719 Thurston Road Frederick MD. This show is a BENIFIT for 4-H Horse and Pony Council part of the profits of the concessions will go to Bits & Bridles 4-H club .

Pasture Management 101 Seminars for Horse Owners

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2013 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Hassler’s Dressage at Riveredge
There is still time to register for the 2013 Pasture Management 101 Seminars for Horse Owners! This year we will be offering two different seminar dates and locations. Each day will begin with classroom instruction and include hands-on practice of management techniques along with a farm visit. When...

Pasture Management 101 Seminars for Horse Owners

Saturday, Sep. 7, 2013 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Extension office
There is still time to register for the 2013 Pasture Management 101 Seminars for Horse Owners! This year we will be offering two different seminar dates and locations. Each day will begin with classroom instruction and include hands-on practice of management techniques along with a farm visit. When...

Horse Care 101 for New Owners

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 - 6:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Are you an equine novice considering buying your first horse? Make sure you're educated before you take on ownership! This seminar will address required care, what to expect in terms of cost, and how to find the perfect horse for you. This session will be geared toward adults and older youth...

Hay & Forage Workshop

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Lower Eastern Shore research and Education Center (LESREC)
Stocking up on hay during the summer months saves horse owners money while having hay available when forage becomes scarce. Selecting high quality hay provides high quality nutrition to the animals being fed. Learn techniques to evaluate hay to determine good quality hay from poor quality hay. Join...

Webinar: "What Supplements Does My Horse Need?"

Monday, May. 13, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online! Register to obtain log-in instructions.
Please join us for the 2013 University of Maryland webinar series for Responsible Horse Ownership Week, May 13-17,2013. These on-line seminars will be held at noon on each day and recorded for future viewing. Program description Learn about various equine nutritional supplements and their benefit...

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