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Evening Equine Pasture Management Seminar

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension is offering an evening equine seminar focused on nutrient management and pasture management. Speakers include Dr. Amy Burk, equine specialist at the University of Maryland; she will be speaking on setting up and managing a rotational grazing system. Dr. Lester Vough...

Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 - 9:00am
Gunpowder State Park
Are you ready for a beautiful fall trail ride? The Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride is a fun event as well as a fundraiser for the Harford County 4-H Horse program. Along the 2-3 hour trail will be approximately 10 checkpoints where the horse and rider must negotiate an obstacle...

Harford County 4-H Horse Clinic

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 - 3:00pm
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 MD State Fair.

Keeping Horses on a Budget

Horses are expensive to care for, and the costs can quickly become burdensome unless they are managed carefully. It is possible, however, to reduce horse care costs while providing a high standard of care. Before you can cut expenses, you must have a good understanding of what your horse-related...

Pasture Site Tour and Hay Evaluation Workshop

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
If you have livestock, you are most likely feeding hay at least part of the year. Do you know how to tell whether your hay is high quality? If you buy hay, are you sure you’re paying a fair price for the quality of product? If you’ve got questions about hay, we’ve got answers! Dr. Les Vough,...

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...

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