HHYF News

2020 HHYF Summer Programs Schedule & Applications Now On-Line

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s 2020 summer schedule is now available – from Ohio to Delaware to New Jersey to Pennsylvania to New York to Virginia and Indiana! Here’s the link for all the dates and application process! https://hhyf.org/schedule-applications/

“Each year HHYF strives to improve elements of our programs and this year’s is effort is streamlining the registration process making it easier for potential applicants. Assistance from Topline Media has allowed us to create an online registration process which means applications can now be completed and registrations fees paid in one step through our website. Of course, we still have printable applications available too” explained HHYF President Adam Bowden.

All applications (both online and those that will be mailed) must be received no later than June 10, 2020.

HHYF summer programs are conducted in 1-, 3- and 5-day formats. One day programs provide an overview of harnessing, hitching, and driving. Participants must be 10 and up; registration fee is $25 which includes lunch.

Three day programs allow for more hands on learning and track time to jog members of the HHYF stable. Participants must be ages 11 and up; registration fee is $250 which includes all meals and lodging (except for the Gaitway Farm event is not a sleepover with a registration fee of $150).

The 5-day Leadership Program is designed for those who have either previously attended a HHYF event or who have some experience with Standardbreds. Participants must be at least 12 years old; registration fee is $350 which includes all meals and lodging.

Additional questions concerning the 2020 HHYF schedule may be directed to Ellen Taylor, HHYF Executive Director 317.908.0029 or [email protected].

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is a charitable 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing young people and their families educational opportunities with harness horses in order to foster the next generation of participants and fans. The Foundation has been making a difference in young people’s lives since 1976; its programs include interactive learning experiences with racehorses as well as offering scholarships and creating and distributing educational materials relating to harness racing.