truck is “decaled up”, the trailer is packed, the horses are gathered from their spring training,
and the assistants are ready!
“From the volunteers who condition the horses to the host location preparation and generous
sponsors, HHYF is very lucky to have great support,” expressed HHYF President Adam
Bowden. “This year, we owe a big thank you to Bob Lasky and Rebecca Odud who stepped up
late in the planning stages to drive the rig. Of course, we would be lost without our exceptional
summer assistant Katie Eick who has been hanging out every summer with HHYF since she
was 12. The program has many moving parts and it is always a relief to get on the road with our
Truck sponsors included All American Harnessbreds, Brittany Farms, IN Standardbred
Association, Kentuckiana Farms, Lindy Farms, PM Advertising, PA Harness Horsemen’s
Association, Jim & Georgia Simpson, and Southern Oaks Training Center.
Stable conditioners were Dylan Davis Stable, Emily Hay Stable, Kris Hinchcliff Stable, Jason
Skinner Stable, Andrew Stafford Stable, and Wyatt Starkey.
Locations for 2019 are Bucyrus, OH; Van Wert, OH; Greenville, OH; Marysville, OH; Harrington
Racway, DE; Shenandoah Downs, VA; Gaitway Farm, NJ; Goshen Historic Track, NY; New
Meadowlands, NJ; The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.
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.
For more information on opportunities through HHYF, or to support its mission, go to
www.hhyf.org or call 317.908.0029.