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Buying a Horse Property: Know Before You Buy

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 4:00pm
Online
Are you ready to make the leap into farm ownership and keep your horses at home? Purchasing a farm is a big decision. Tracy Diamond, realtor, has a lot of experience in matching property to new owners and will share tips to make your search more efficient. Keith Wills from Mid Atlantic Farm Credit...

What to Wear and Bring When Riding Horses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Are you looking forward to starting riding lessons and realize you have no idea what you need to wear and bring? Learn about the basic gear and items a barn may require for lessons or showing so you can be prepared. Our experts from The Surrey and Fair Hill Saddlery will go through the “must have”...

How to Find a Place to Ride

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Lots of families are discovering the mental and physical benefits of horseback riding and are curious about getting involved in this great outdoor activity. If you are wondering how to find a riding barn that meets your needs, join Anne Litz of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and Katherine Rizzo...

University of Maryland Extension Resources for Horse Owners

University of Maryland Extension (UME) is a non-formal education system within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR). All programs offered within Extension are based on research and data generated at land grant Universities and all programs are open to the general public. UME has...

Weed Worries? Tips on Controlling Weeds in Horse Pastures

Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
Weeds are the worst! Learn how to prevent and control common weeds on horse pastures from Harford County Agriculture Educator Andy Kness.

Taking Out the Guesswork: Forage Selection for Horse Pastures

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
What kind of grass should you plant in a horse pasture? What varieties do best in our area? Find out in this presentation by University of Maryland Forage Specialist Dr. Amanda Grev.

Nutrient Management for Horse Farms

Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
Nutrient Management regulations are required by law for some operations, and best practice for all. Learn more about what you need to do to be in compliance with the Maryland State Nutrient Management laws and how these regulations apply to you.

Productive Pastures for Happy Horses, Happy Humans, and a Healthy Environment

Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
Productive pastures are good for horse and human alike. Learn more about environmentally friendly practices that can benefit everyone on your farm.

Interpreting Soil Test Reports: What You Need to Know to Maximize Pasture Performance

Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
online
Soil testing is important to know how to address pasture fertilization needs, but how do you read and interpret test results? Learn how to figure out just what all those numbers mean from Harford County Agriculture Educator Andy Kness.

Parasite Resistance: It's a Numbers Game!

Tuesday, May. 26, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
online
Join us for our 2020 Webinar Series Zoom-ing in on Healthy Horsekeeping Extension Associate Maegan Perdue will discuss parasite resistance and how to avoid it while treating for parasites in our horses. The Webinar is free, but you must regster to attend.

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