Teaching on the trot

THE Mildura Harness Racing Club hosted 12 students from Ranfurly Primary School last Friday as part of its eight week “Hot to Trot” schools program.

The students are in week five of the program learning about the harness racing industry and, in particular, what roles participants play within that industry.

HRV steward Shane Larkins helps Year 5 student Tiannah Ybanez from Ranfurly Primary School give instructions for the starter to begin a race at Mildura Harness Racing Club.

HRV steward Shane Larkins helps Year 5 student Tiannah Ybanez from Ranfurly Primary School give instructions for the starter to begin a race at Mildura Harness Racing Club.

They were split into small groups and given unprecedented access to all areas of the track and learnt about many aspects of trotting.

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