If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a jockey or a horse driver, you’re going to be able to experience that on the virtual reality horseback racing at the PA Farm Show this week.

The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Association is giving showgoers that opportunity with their virtual reality racing simulators.

“You put on our VR goggles, you get to actually see what the jockey sees during a race at Penn National, and if you get on our harness one, you get to see what a driver sees out at The Meadows,” said Director of Marketing Ashley Eisenbeil with the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Association.

Both of the VR races were recorded on tracks in Pennsylvania, one in Dauphin County and the other located in Pittsburgh.

The experience is free to anyone above age 12 to try out.

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However, if racing on horseback is a little too extreme for your taste, the Farm Show has plenty of other options for those looking to relax.

The Steinmetz Farm is offering baby goat snuggling in the Main Hall all week.

“We have about double the size of our stand and we have double the amount of goats so last we had 38 goats, this year we have around 80 goats,” said Steinmetz Farm co-owner, Lauren Steinmetz.

Anyone who is interested is welcome to come pay $5 to snuggle with the baby goats.

Proceeds will go back towards the care of the animals and the Friends of the Farmshow Foundation.

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