The Standardbred is heavier in build than the Thoroughbred, but still shows quality and refinement.
This section explains the gear commonly used in harness racing, some of which must be notified in order for a horse to race.
Harness Racing like most sports has its own language so here are some commonly used words/terms. Break - generally means to gallop, therefore breaking from the correct gait it should be in.
Having a bet on harness racing can be a lot of fun and it is exciting cheering home your selection. This guide to betting and bet types is designed to simplify the process as much as possible.
Horses can only race in gear, appliances or devices previously approved by the Board.