Harness Horse Youth Foundation Summer Camp Deadline is June 1st


The Harness Horse Youth Foundation Summer Camp will be held at the historic Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes Barre from July 23 through 27.  This camp is for youths ages 12-14., and is part of  the most extensive program ever, with over twenty events scheduled in ten states.  The deadline for applications is Saturday, June 1st, and is filling up fast. 
The camp will feature hands-on experience, including driving the organization’s stable of Trottingbred horses.  Applicants will work hands-on, learning everything from how to care for and groom the horses; what type of equipment is used; information about lameness; history of the sport of harness racing; stable management, and ultimately, equine careers.
Interested applicants may access an application at www.hhyf.org.
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, and its programs include interactive learning experiences with these versatile animals, scholarship programs, and creation and distribution of educational materials.