Schedule & Applications (2022)

HHYF Summer Programs

HHYF is very happy to be back on the road again in 2022!

Our programs feature a day full of horses and hands-on activity including driving a racehorse. Specific areas include learning about equine behavior and anatomy, equipment, and more! Participants will come away with horse dirt under their fingernails as well as a great introduction to harness racing’s excitement!

What to expect at a HHYF event?
  • You will learn about harnessing and hitching and all about Standardbreds!
  • You will have hands-on time with horses and hear from industry pros!
  • Most of all, you will have fun as well as lunch!
What to expect at HHYF Leadership Program?
  • Opportunities to learn about your areas of harness racing interest!
  • Time to spend with industry pros!
  • Lots of horse and barn time!
  • In depth looks at many aspects of horse racing!
  • Fun, friends, and food!

Anyone over the age of 10 is welcome to apply but registration is limited – first-come, first-served.
All participants should wear long pants and solid toed shoes.
Covid policies will be in effect at all locations.

If registering for a camp, please be sure to upload the signed photo release, medical form, and liability waiver. These forms must be on file prior to check-in the morning of the camp.

HHYF PUBLIC PROGRAMS (pre-registration is required)
May 20 – Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert OH – Family/Adult Night; Registration Deadline: May 16
May 21 – Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert OH – 1 Day Camp (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: May 16
June 3 – Union County Fairgrounds, Marysville OH – Family/Adult Night; Registration Deadline: May 27
June 4 – Union County Fairgrounds, Marysville OH – 1 Day Camp (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: May 27
June 27 – Harrington Raceway, Harrington DE – 1 Day Camp (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: June 15 (CAMP IS FULL)
July 10-14 – Crimson Lane Farm, Anderson IN – Leadership Program (ages 13 & up); Registration Deadline: June 20
July 16 – DeLong Farm, Anderson IN – 1 Day Camp (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: July 8
July 23-24 – Windsor Fairgrounds/Union Fair, ME – 2 Day Camp non sleepover (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: July 8
July 30 – Goshen Historic Track, Goshen NY – 1 Day Camp (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: July 16
August 8-9 – Gaitway Farm, Manalapan NJ – 2 Day Camp non sleepover (ages 11 & up); Registration Deadline: August 1 (CAMP IS FULL)
October 1 – Shenandoah Downs, Woodstock VA – 1 Day Camp (ages 12 & up); Registration Deadline: September 15

HHYF PARTNERSHIP/GENERAL PUBLIC EVENTS (all are welcome to attend)
April 7 – 9 Equine Affair, Columbus OH
June 4 Diamond Creek Open House, Wellsville PA
June 11 Hall of Fame Base Ball at Goshen Historic Track
July 2 – 3 All American Weekend, Goshen NY
August 6 Hambletonian, East Rutherford NJ
July 28 – August 21 Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis IN
September 9 – 11 Dan Patch Festival, Oxford IN
September 23 Harrah’s Hoosier Park Community Night, Anderson IN
Date TBD Open Space Pace, Freehold NJ

HHYF PRIVATE EVENTS (registration is restricted)
May 5, 6 Harrison County Ag Days, Corydon IN
July 1 National Ag In The Classroom Convention, Saratoga NY
July 8 Westfield Washington Field Trip, Anderson IN
September tba Anderson Community Schools Field Trip, Anderson IN
October 26 – 29 National FFA Convention, IN

For further information, please contact the office at 317.908.0029 or [email protected]

For additional information, call 317.908.0029 or email [email protected]

Additional events may be added.