University of Maryland Extension

Leasing Programs

There are state-wide leasing programs that have been established to provide youth opportunities to work with and show animals without a requirement of owning them.  Youth can lease animals that are either breeding animals such as: beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goats or performance animals such as horses, dogs, llamas, alpacas, and pack goats.  Animal Lease forms are due to the Howard County Extension Office by June 1st.

Animal Lease Release Form

Breeding Animal Lease Guidelines

Performance Lease Guidelines

Animal lease forms are due no later than June 1st.

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