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Pasture Walk at Jack Straw Farm

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Jack Straw Farm
Join us for an evening of hands-on, informal pasture management discussions and Q&A! The evening’s topics will include soil fertility, weed control, soil conservation, and grazing and grass management. We’ll also hear from the owners of Jack Straw Farm about strategies and challenges in...

Close Encounters with Agriculture 2015

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:45am to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Harford County 4-H Horse Clinic

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, Jul. 18, 2015 - 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 day 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.

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...

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