University of Maryland Extension

horses

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...

Pasture Management 101 - Cecil County

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2013 - 8:00am
Hassler's Dressage at Riveredge
We are excited to bring our Pasture Management 101 Seminar to a location near you! Join us for this full-day event to learn about a variety of pasture-related topics including: Year-round approach to pasture management Weed control methods Mud and erosion control measures Best suited grass species...

Pasture Management 101 - Baltimore County

Saturday, Sep. 7, 2013 (All day)
Baltimore County Extension Office
We are excited to bring our Pasture Management 101 Seminar to a location near you! Join us for this full-day event to learn about a variety of pasture-related topics including: Year-round approach to pasture management Weed control methods Mud and erosion control measures Best suited grass species...

Horse Keeping on a Budget

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Horses are expensive, but you can cut your horse keeping costs by employing the right attitude and strategies! Learn how to critically examine your finances in order to determine where and how you can save money in caring for your horses. A variety of tips for saving will also be discussed. This...

Formulating a Ration for Your Horse

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 - 8:30pm
Harford County Extension Office
Is your horse's feed providing just the right combination of nutrients? Do you know how to make sure it is? This class will teach you how to select feeds that are best suited to your horse and develop a ration to meet your horse's individual needs. Topics will include: An overview of the horse's...

Hoof Problems and Solutions

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
If your horse had an ouchy hoof, would you know what to do? Learn about common hoof ailments and how to address them - both at home and with the help of your farrier. Class will be taught by Chris Diehl, Certified Journeyman Farrier. Advanced registration is required as space is limited; deadline...

4-H Horse Fun Day

Saturday, May. 11, 2013 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Kings Landing Park
This is a 4-H Fun Day for those with horses or not. Some classes are tailored for non-horse riders/owners. This is a GREAT way to engage in fun horse activities while honing knowledge and skills. Open to 4-H members in all five Southern Maryland counties (Anne Arundel, Prince George's, Charles, St...

May Pasture Walk

Thursday, May. 23, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Maryland Equine Rotational Grazing Demonstration Site
Twilight horse pasture walks train horse farm operators to better manage pastures for the benefit of their horses, wallet, and the environment. Participants tour our unique rotational grazing system, learn about our latest research findings, and acquire important skills in pasture management. These...

Webinar: "Understanding the Horse's Hoof"

Friday, May. 17, 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 Mike Poe, Certified Journeyman Farrier and Associate of the Worshipful...

Webinar: "Parasite Control and Resistance"

Thursday, May. 16, 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 Parasites are something all horse owners need to deal with. Proper...

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