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CARING FOR HORSES IN WINTER WEATHER

Caring for Horses in Winter Weather & Making Model Horse Blankets

Sunday, December 9th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Goshen, NY – Visit the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Sunday, December 9th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm for a presentation and activities related to understanding the effects of winter weather on horses and other animals exposed to the elements. Participate in experiments which demonstrate the stress that cold wet weather may impose on animals and humans alike. To add to the fun, bring your favorite model horse and have fun making a felt horse blanket of your own design! All materials will be provided.

The cost is $5 and free to current Scout, 4-H and Pony Club members. Registration required by December 6th.  This program is made possible by the New York State Agriculture & Horse Development Fund. 

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 at 845-294-6330 or [email protected]. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com.  The Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY and is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.