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DEADLINE FOR HHYF 2015 SUMMER PROGRAM IS MAY 15

WESTFIELD, IN – May 6, 2015 -- May 15, 2015 is the deadline to apply for the Harness Horse Youth Foundation summer programs.

Complete five-day schedule information, along with applications for the Foundation’s Youth Camps and one- and two-day introductory events, is available at hhyf.org/schedule-application.

In New Jersey, HHYF will stop at Gaitway Farm from July 27 through July 31, 2015.

The camps culminate with a driving exhibition on Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands on August 8.

All HHYF events feature hands-on experiences, including driving the organization’s stable of trottingbred horses.

“Our sponsors help us keep our fees quite reasonable compared to other camps of any kind. $150 for a five-day camp is really pretty amazing.” says HHYF project manager Keith Gisser. “There is not a youth equine program anywhere that gives you value. But regardless of cost there is no better way to introduce youngsters to the business and sport of harness racing. Remember applications need to be postmarked by May 15.”

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. For more information on opportunities through HHYF, or to support its mission, go to www.hhyf.org.

--Courtesy of Keith Gisser, HHYF

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