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2017 Wanna Drive Schedule

Here is the 2017 Wanna Drive dates so far! We would be honoured if you’d add the Wanna Drive program to your summer fun agenda.   July 22nd Hanover Raceway June 10th and July 29th Kawartha Downs July 1st Dresden … Continue reading

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Upcoming Boxing Day Wanna Drive

Join us for your chance to drive a racehorse on Monday December 26th at the Raceway at the Western Fair District! Post time is 1:05PM

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2016 Hands On Horses Events

Join us at any of the following events for your chance to drive a racehorse and enjoy live harness racing. All of our events are free of charge and open to individuals of all ages. July17th Dresden Raceway -Dresden -Wanna … Continue reading

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First Nation School Kids Get to Horse Around

This past Saturday the Hands on Horse Program, an initiative of the Ontario Harness Horse Association, visited the residents of the Neyaashiinigmiing Reserve near Wiarton, Ontario. The Chippewas of Nawash Health Centre  hosted a meet and greet with three retired racehorses at Kikendaasogamig Elementary School. Harry, a retired … Continue reading

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Across the province we go…

The Hands on Horses Program made stops across the province this weekend. Saturday night Harry and Woody were giving rides in Peterbourgh Ontario at Kawartha Downs for their family fun night and Sunday the program visited Lakeshore Horse Raceway in … Continue reading

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A Weekend We Won’t Soon Forget!

The hands on horses program survived brake repairs, windshield wiper repairs in a down pour and tornado warnings to make it to Sarnia and Dresden to give over 80 new fans a ride around the track. For more photos from … Continue reading

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A Hands on Horses Summer Event List

Enhance your summer with a hands on horses experience! Join us at any of the following events for your chance to drive a racehorse and enjoy live harness racing. All of our events are free of charge and open to … Continue reading

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Grand River’s Second Annual Media Race

Barry Finn wins second annual Media Race at Grand River Raceway ELORA, ON ­— Local media celebs swapped headlines for driving lines on Friday night in Grand River Raceway’s second annual Media Race. Each media personality was paired with a professional driver in … Continue reading

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Grand River Open House

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Fun at Flamboro Downs

Fans and longtime staff jumped at the opportunity to sit behind a racehorse and tour the tracks half mile oval. One fan shared a friend had seen the event on their facebook page after taking part last month and spoke … Continue reading

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