SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is presenting an ongoing children’s educational program series called “Horse Explorers.”

Recommended for ages 3-6, “Horse Explorers” is a hands-on series intended to creatively educate children about horses by developing age-appropriate skills in disciplines including art, literacy, science and math. The program will be staffed by the Museum’s professional educators.

“Horse Explorers” will take place each Thursday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Museum’s Horseplay Gallery. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult.

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For more information about “Horse Explorers,” please contact Karen Wheaton at 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or Sheileen Landrey at (518) 584-0400 ext. 120. Please visit for additional program updates.

Upcoming Horse Explorers 2018 program dates and themes

Thursday, April 12 — What’s in a name?

Thursday, April 19 — Horses are herbivores

Thursday, April 26 — Jockeys

Thursday, May 3 — Kentucky Derby celebration

Thursday, May 10 — Industry Partner of the Month New York Racing Association theme

Thursday, May 17 — Preakness Stakes celebration

Thursday, May 24 — The shape of things

Thursday, May 31 — Horse senses

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please call (518) 584-0400 or visit our website at

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