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Learn About The Equine Skeleton On March 19 At Harness Museum

Creation of a trotter collage is part of the March 18, 2018 program at the Harness Racing Museum. Credits: Provided

GOSHEN, N.Y. —  Visit the Harness Racing Museum on Sunday, March 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for a presentation on the equine skeleton.

Participants view a 3-D program and examine real horse bones to understand bone groups and their function. Then, they will create a trotter collage using a personal horse photo as a template or one of ours, art supplies provided. The cost for this event is $10 and free to scouts and current 4-H members. Reservations required by March 14.

For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the Museum’s educational workshops or children’s birthday parties, please contact the Education Department 845-294-6330 or email

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The Museum is supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame special events, education programs or gift shop services, please call 845-294-6330 or visit our website

The Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Equine Events: March & More

Dates listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, to list your dates e-mail

March 20 — New Jersey nonprofit Spring Reins of Life (Three Bridges) is hosting Veterans and NJ VA Healthcare System to receive a national medal of honor for a horse in their veterans therapy program called Operation Horse. The event is public. Spring Thaw is a horse who gave his all in ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, March 29, 4:00 PM

Texas Roadhouse, Hamilton

Horse Park of NJ Fundraiser


ELCR to Host Webinar: ‘How to Use and Understand ELCR’s 'Horse-Friendly Zoning Practices in American Communities'

March 22, 2018

LEXINGTON, KY — Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR), in partnership with My Horse University, announced a new webinar “How to Use and Understand ELCR’s “Horse-Friendly Zoning Practices in American Communities” guide. Author and planner Christine Hughes, AICP, will show viewers how to navigate and use the new guide.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, March ...

Registration is Now Open for Horse Care Workshop Beginning 3/31

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday March ...

Applications Open for New USHJA Foundation J.T. Tallon Memorial Equitation Grant

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The USHJA Foundation opened applications for the 2018 USHJA Foundation J.T. Tallon Memorial Equitation Grant, which provides $1,000 to one junior rider who has qualified for a select national equitation championship at a fence height of 3' or higher. Completed applications must be received by Aug. 1, 2018.

"We are very excited to offer this new grant to USHJA ...

Zone 2 USHJA Championships To Be Held in NJ and Pa.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The United States Hunter Jumper Association announced the dates for 2018 Zone Horse of the Year, Stirrup Cup and Equitation championships, which provide members with an exciting opportunity to earn Championship Points toward zone year-end HOTY and Stirrup Cup awards. 

The championships are open to all zone competitors who meet the minimum requirements, except the ...

Well This Stinks: 'Lonely' Only Wants A Human To Play With

BB is a lovely, intelligent Arabian mare. Life can be pretty quiet at home and she had become bored with the daily routine. She discussed this with her owner, animal communicator Anita Curtis and she decided that she would like to give advice to animals who were having problems. Due to opposable thumb problems, Curtis agreed to do the typing and computer work as long as she was allowed to give ...