NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Come visit the 2019 Rutgers University Teaching Herd (RUTH) at a ‘Meet-n-Greet’ on March 30.
The herd includes ‘foster’ horses from rescues which will be available for adoption at the end of the semester. Students are working with the horses and will show them on Ag Field Day on April 27.
The foster horses include a Quarter Horse Pony cross named “Skeeter,” two Saddlebred horses named "Soldier" and "Markey," an Arabian cross named "Robbie" and Thoroughbred mare "Springmoor (or Spree)."
The herd also includes some permanent members which were previously used in research projects by the Equine Science Center.
On March 30, the public is invited to meet the horses and talk to the students who are working with them.
Some horses also still need sponsors to cover the cost of their upkeep. Sponsor receive extra updates about how their horse is doing in the Animal Handling and Fitting class, as well as photos of the horses working side by side with the students as they prepare for the end of semester show.
The RUTH Meet-n-Greet will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Livestock Research and Teaching Facility, Red Barn on College Farm Road. Admission is free but an RSVP is required.
If interested in a sponsorship, to RSVP to attend on the Meet-n-Greet, or for any questions contact Dr. Carey Williams at email@example.com.
See https://www.facebook.com/RutgersUniversityTeachingHerd/ for information on the horses.
The foster horses will be available through the rescue they came from.
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