Horse U

Registration

 

Registration for the 2016 event is closed. 

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Event Information

HORSE U is put together by Equine Science Graduate Students with the help of undergraduates in the Animal Sciences department.

The event will be held on November 12, 2016 for children ages nine and up along with any parents or youth club leaders that would like to attend. HORSE U takes place at two venues, The Beef Teaching Unit and the Horse Unit. Check in and the event closing will be at the Beef Teaching Unit. A charter bus will take participants between venues. There are three “stations” at each location that all comprise a hands on learning component. Part of the day will be spent outdoors.

AU Horse Center Safety Guide (PDF)

  • Quiz Bowl
  • Trailer Safety
  • Buying/Leasing Your Next Horse
  • Horse Judging
  • Digestive Tract Problems
  • Trail & Exercise Physiology

WHAT DOES THE $20 REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDE?
> Your registration fee includes a t-shirt, lunch and a grab bag

 

WHAT DO I WEAR?
> Participants are required to wear long pants and comfortable closed toe shoes in order to participate with the equine activities. Please dress accordingly to the weather, as part of the day will be spent outdoors.

 

HOW DO I GET THERE?

DIRECTIONS TO STANLEY WILSON BEEF TEACHING UNIT
 

HOW LONG IS THE EVENT?
> Check-in begins at 8:00AM 
> Event will kick off at 9:00AM
> Event ends at 3:15 PM

 

CAN A PARENT OR GUARDIAN ATTEND?
Parents or guardians who attend must complete a registration form, linked above.

**For More Information Contact Dr. Betsy Wagner at elw0001@auburn.edu or (334) 844-7503.

For Adult Horse Owners

Horse Course and Foal Auction

Hosted by the Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine, this educational event and auction will benefit the university’s Student Society for Theriogenology Club and the veterinary college’s Equine Service. The horse auction will be held in the Bartlett Lameness Arena and will add entertainment with an auctioneer and some very nice foals. Bidders need to obtain a bidding number prior to the sale. Telephone bids will be accepted if pre-arranged.

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