HHYF adds Maine, Indiana to summer program

02:18 AM 12 Apr 2014 NZST
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Westfield, IN- The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of five one-day educational horsemanship programs to its summer schedule.

HHYF will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on June 17, and has added four programs in Maine. June 30, July 1 and July 3 programs will be held at the Cumberland, Maine fairgrounds, while July 2nd, a program has been added in Cornish, Maine.

In addition, on July 4, HHYF will visit Scarborough Downs with post parades by Sweet Karen and an opportunity to meet both Sweet Karen and Royal Attire on the tarmac during the late afternoon card.

Applications and compete details for these programs, which typically run from 9 AM to 3 PM and are open to youths age 11 and up, are located at http://www.hhyf.org/schedule-applications. Workshop fees are$25. The deadline to apply for these programs, as well as the previously announced HHYF summer program schedule is May 15.

"Our Maine connections are very much looking forward to HHYF's return after a few years absence. With several locations now scheduled, we hope that many kids will be able to participate and get excited," said Executive Director Ellen Taylor. "And with our office located just north of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis worked in just before our East coast departure. This event, cosponsored by the Indiana Standardbred Association, will include live fair racing as part of the day's schedule."

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.

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