Horse Pasture Management 101 Seminars Scheduled

The University of Maryland (UMD) Extension will be hosting two day-long seminars on horse pasture management. Scheduled lecture topics at both seminars include:

  • Year-round pasture management;
  • Weed control;
  • Mud and erosion control measures;
  • Grass species for horse pastures;
  • Pasture renovation;
  • Where and how to apply for money for pasture improvements; and
  • Rotational grazing

The first seminar will take place at the Baltimore County Extension Office/Sagamore Farm, in Cockeysville, on Sept. 7, while the second will take place Sept. 21 at Hassler Dressage at Riveredge, in Chesapeake City. Both events will run from 8:30 am—3:00 pm. The $35 per person registration fee covers all educational materials and lunch.

The registration form and information about online registration can be found online and the deadline for registration is Aug. 31. For more information , visit

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