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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Lesson Plan

Today we have a fun lesson plan for therapeutic and adaptive horseback riding that incorporated the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom for back to school week, sent in by reader Monique Nellis, director at Heavenly Gaits Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.! I’m so thankful to anyone who sends anything in to share, because it’s fun to … Continue reading

4 Ground/EAL Activities

I haven’t posted activities for Therapeutic Riding (TR) lessons in a while, and I’ve also received some inquiries about ground activities for Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) lately, so here are some new ideas! I found these in a huge stack of resources I photocopied from a friend a few years ago and am not sure … Continue reading

Christmas Garland Activity

Christmas Garland Activity For once I’m posting way ahead of time about holiday activities for adaptive and therapeutic horseback riding, so you have time to plan and prepare! This is a new activity idea, inspired by the above dehydrated garland my friend made for me and these cinnamon ornaments my other friend made. I have not actually … Continue reading

The Barn Map Game

Here is a creative unmounted activity from Carrie Capes of HorsePowerTR in Illinois. I know lots of you are looking for unmounted activities so I hope this is helpful! Barn Map Game Supplies: laminated barn map with horse names on stalls (she put her rider’s name and “Horse Power Barn Map Game” at the top) … Continue reading

Horse Trivia Game

Here is a fun horse trivia game for you this week that Carrie Capes of HorsePowerTR in Illinois sent to me, created by her intern, Lilly Ludwig. Thank you so much for sharing, Carrie & Lilly! Horse Trivia Game This horse trivia game comes with an instruction/score sheet and 20 trivia questions each for 3 … Continue reading

Feed the Horses Activity and Lesson Plan

Here is a nice lesson that I watched a long time ago, back when I was in instructor training. I found it in my notes of things to blog and want to share it because it’s an example of a lesson that doesn’t follow the typical format but is still nice and effective, plus I … Continue reading

Fish Camp Activity

Reader Lisa Faye Toman-Bukholder recently sent me this fun activity that they are doing for the last week of sessions. I love making the last week something special! She writes that “I am using a theme for our last week of school here in Highlands County, FL, which we are calling, “Heartland Fish Camp.” Here … Continue reading