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Foaling Services Interest Form

If you would like the dedicated students and staff at the University of Maryland to foal out your mare in the spring, please complete the interest form below! If you have additional questions, please e-mail Dr. Amy Burk at or call 301-405-8337.

2020 Equine Studies Annual Report

We are so thankful for our University of Maryland equine students, research partners, extension clientele, and wonderful supporters. 2020 was not the year any of us had originally planned, but we were still able to accomplish so much! Click the link below to access our report. 2020 Annual Report...

Student Success

We think our students are pretty special, and have gone on to do amazing things. Read about their experiences in their own words: "A meaningful facet of my Master’s degree in the Equine Studies program was the experience I gained working in extension and learning to communicate with equine owners...

Where are they now?

We are proud of the success our foals have had. Check out their accomplishments and click each name for a full Equibase report! Fearless Ideas (Mosler x Old Gray Square) 2018 f. Career Earnings (as of 12/10/20): $18,490 4 starts: 1 First, 1 Third Fearless Terp (Nicanor x Daylight Lassie) 2016 c...

Riding Horse Donations

We are very fortunate to have supportive individuals that donate their horses to enhance the quality of our Equine Studies Program. All horses are housed at our on-campus farm with exceptional care provided by our trained students and staff. We are currently looking for horses that have excellent...

Foaling Services

Foaling Services The University of Maryland offers foaling services and routine care to a limited number of pregnant mares with potential foaling dates in April and early May each year. We offer this service as part of our unique Equine Reproduction course where students are trained by experts...

Equine Studies at UMD

Love horses? Considering a career involving or working with horses? Seeking a program that is a cut above the rest? Interested in an exciting major that will prepare you for a real-world career? Equine Studies offers hands-on learning opportunities in the area of equine science and management. The...

Advances in Equine Research

The University of Maryland’s Equine Studies Program is proud to announce its latest initiative to bring equine science directly to the horse owner in an affordable way by hosting a national webinar series titled “Advances in Equine Research”. The weekly webinar series will feature prominent equine...


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