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Address: Pinehurst, NC
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Dressage

We just left a 2 day event here; a great Dressage show. Folks from all over the southern US attended, well done. The Barn, had all the vendors, food on site, and plenty to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We just left a 2 day event here; a great Dressage show. Folks from all over the southern US attended, well done. The Barn, had all the vendors, food on site, and plenty to see and do. Close to all the Inns and Hotels. This is our 2nd visit, we did Polo at the next site over a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Cool landmark in Pinehurst. Fun to walk around the track and barns. If you here at the right time of year, you will see the trotters. People are always friendly, and will stop and chat and let you "visit" with the horses. Special events are always a treat (e.g. dressage). If there is not a wedding going on, take a... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

such a cool place to see up close & personal the trainers working & getting the standardbred horses to ready to race for the season..

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was a true delight. Not many places offer this site to behold. Wonderful. It does not take much time either. You can just drive up, sit in your car, watch the horses for a minute, and then leave. It is perfect.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Cheap and quick breakfast at the Harness Track cannot be beat. Want a quick eggs and pancakes breakfast but don't want to pay resort prices? Come down to the Track! It's a little bit of a walk from the resort, but a pleasant one that takes you down the first hole of Number 1 down to the horse stables. It... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

During season - Labor Day to Easter, training for trotters and pacers. Matinee race is a popular springtime event. Also, mile track nearby for training. Public welcome after 1 p.m. for walking, driving range. Dogs under control welcome. Center of track is meadow and wetland. Fair Barn is historic and beautifully restored for local events, weddings, etc. Track restaurant is... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

First I got to say that the Harness racing is a must for everyone, you can go watch them practice most mornings. But the best thing is the TRACK RESTAURANT!!!!!!!! the food, service, and just the hustle and bustle is fabulous at this place! We take everyone there that comes to visit and they are blown away by the Track... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Pinehurst historic harness training center is a winter and spring training center for high priced young standardbred yearlings in there quest to become future racing stars , see them train on a half mile clay and sand surface or on a separate mile track. They train Monday to Saturday from 6 am to 12 noon. Watch for the spring matinee... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

My wife is a huge horse lover and we love stopping by the Harness Track for their special events or just the morning cart warm ups. It has a fun, peaceful atmosphere.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I have to agree with John and his comments on the restaurant, a great place to grab some good food at great prices. As Arnold would say, "I'll be back".

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