The Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) is proud to announce Matt Avenatti of Chrisman, Ill. as the winner of the 2013 "Big Tom Scholarship." The harness racing scholarship is funded with help from Tom Lewandowski, John Leahy and Jolene Leahy.
Jim Bafia, a co-owner of last season's Illinois freshman trotting filly champion Trot Fudge Sundae, was in the harness racing Balmoral Park's winner's circle last weekend but this time without his prize trotter.
Finding out just why horses do the things they do is the focus of Advanced Equine Behaviour, a 12-week course being offered by Equine Guelph that has been designed to increase your knowledge through evidence-based research as it relates to horse behaviour, learning theory, and related welfare issues.
Bob MacDougall, Chairman of the co-sponsored SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Committee, has announced that Olivia Amitrano is the winner of the 2013-2014 Scholarship Award in the amount of $5,000.00 and Stephanie Lauer is the winner of the $3,000.00 award.
Lia Eustachewich attended the Clyde Hirt Journalism Workshop six years ago, but its impact continues to this day.
Have you thought about making your farm more environmentally friendly?
This past Sunday afternoon at Tioga Downs, five local area high school students got the opportunity of a lifetime in the fourth annual Tioga Downs' Scholarship Race.
First Choice Marketing announced today plans to host the 14th Annual Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar for Equine Veterinarians, to be held in conjunction with the 88th Annual Hambletonian Festival of Racing in East Rutherford, NJ.
Tioga Downs held its second week of training for its fourth annual Scholarship Race on Saturday morning for five local area high school students who will take part in a scholarship harness race on Sunday, June 9th.
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.
Hanover Raceway will once again provide Schooling services to 2 and 3 year old Horses on Saturday mornings in June.
Master Horse Trainer David Lichman is coming to town to perform with his three personally trained horses for the first time in his 25 year career of helping people achieve extraordinary results with their horses.
The opportunity for any eligible college student looking to apply for the 2013 Dewey Degree Scholarship is fading fast as there are less than two weeks remaining for them to get their paperwork turned in.
A farm tour sponsored by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund and hosted by the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State will be held for the general public.
What has been described in some quarters as the biggest doping scandal in racing history occurred in England last month. The magnitude of the incident aside, there is a lesson to be learned from this notorious event that has little to do with doping. The message developed is this: Advocate for others only that which you truly practice yourself.
'Following our success last year in building a village school for Cambodian children and a sensory room for special needs students at Revesby, in Sydney's south west, the next community project on Bankstown Paceway's charitable fundraising radar is a school library for the rural village of Cheasmonn in south east Asia,' Bankstown Paceway director Andrew Ho has announced.