For Immediate Release
May 20, 2021
The Harness Horse Youth Foundation will conduct a summer educational program at the Red Mile on July 20. A day filled with harnessing, hitching, guest speakers, a tour of the Stable of Memories and live racing are on the schedule for the first HHYF stop. Other locations this summer include the Jay County Fairgrounds in Indiana, Bloomsburg and Gratz Fairgrounds in Pennsylvania, and Gaitway Farm in New Jersey.
“HHYF programs provide unique opportunities for young people who love horses and racing” explained Adam Bowden HHYF President. “We are happy to offer our summer events but realize that our efforts are only possible with the great financial support from so many as well as our volunteer trainers who make sure the HHYF stable is in top shape to hit the road.”
HHYF 2021 sponsors include Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association, US Trotting Association, Indiana Standardbred Association, Diamond Creek Farm, the Meadowlands/Vernon Downs/Tioga Downs, Meadows Standardbred Owners Association, US Harness Writers Association, Brittany Farms, Fair Island Farm, Fair Winds Farm, Virginia Harness Horsemen’s Association, Pinske Stables, Southern Oaks Training Center, Standardbred Breeders of Pennsylvania, Preferred Equine Marketing, Cameo Hills Farm, Pennsylvania Horse Racing Association, Virginia Equine Alliance, Standardbred Owners & Breeders of New Jersey, Purple Haze Racing Stable, Jim & Georgia Simpson, and Howard Taylor.
2021 conditioners are Steve Bauder Stable, Marcus Melander Stable, Ryan Miller Stable, Chris Ryder Stable, and Lucas Wallin Stable.
Registrations for the events to be held in August will close soon; to register please use this link https://hhyf.org/schedule-applications-2021/. Questions may be answered by contacting Ellen Taylor 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.