The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 summer/fall schedule. It includes one-day camps as well as meet-and-greet events.

“We are elated to be able to restart our hands-on programs which are such an important part of HHYF’s mission. The HHYF horses will be back in shape after their extended vacation and we’ll be sharing harness racing excitement with young people of all ages at many locations very soon” HHYF President Adam Bowden said.

Camp dates are:

July 20The Red Mile, Lexington KY

August 5Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland IN

August 9Gaitway Farm, Manalapan Twp NJ

August 16Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Bloomsburg PA

August 17Gratz Fairgrounds, Gratz PA

August 19 Butler Fairgrounds, Prospect, PA

All camps will be one full day of hands-on activities about harnessing, hitching, and care of race horses and are open to ages 11 and up. Lunch will be provided. Pre registration is required and space is limited. Here is the link to register tps://

Meet-and-greet events offer opportunities to learn more about HHYF, test one’s harness racing acumen with interactive games, and visit with a HHYF stable member in most locations. Those dates include:

August 7 The Hambletonian/The Meadowlands, East Rutherford NJ

September 10-12Dan Patch Community Festival, Oxford IN

September 19Fayette Fest/The Red Mile, Lexington KY

September 24Community Night/Harrah’s Hoosier Park, Anderson IN

October 29, 30Breeders Crown/The Meadowlands, East Rutherford NJ

For more information, please contact the HHYF office 317.908.0029 or

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