LATHAM, N.Y. A seminar for new and prospective harness racing owners sponsored by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund and hosted by Harness Horse Breeders of New York State will be held at Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, New York. This seminar will provide valuable information for prospective or rookie owners and focus on all aspects of horse ownership.
The seminar is scheduled for Saturday July 12th, 2014 at Saratoga Casino and Raceway
The seminar will start at 1:30 p.m. and include a meal and live racing.
It will cover the rewards and risks of horse ownership, actual costs, choosing young horses or claimers and how to choose a trainer. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the racing facility and meet the Race Secretary and the Presiding Judge. They will also visit a trainer's stable and talk with owners.
Tuition is $20 per person or $30 per couple and includes the seminar, materials, dinner, live racing, a pathways certificate, membership to HHBNYS and follow-up services.
The seminar requires advance registration no later than July 9th. For more information or to register for the seminar, please call Harness Horse Breeders at 518-785-5858 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Betty Holt, for the NYSS