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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

When to Use Games (and When Not To)

The Riding Instructor just came out with this excellent post about “When to Teach Games & When Not To”!  She states it so simply and clearly, I wish I had made a post like it long ago, since half of this blog is about games. I have blogged notes about the difference between Practice, Progression, … Continue reading

Equine Assisted Activities for Peace and Reflection

Well, the first PATH Intl Virtual Conference ran a tight ship! Sessions started and ended at random times, such as 12:39 – 1:36, and they stuck to it. The schedule was so tightly packed and the presentations so filled with information that yesterday I didn’t have enough time between sessions to organize and post anything … Continue reading

Horse Camp Ideas

It may be too early to start planning summer camp, but maybe you have spring break camp, or want to use these for a rainy day! Horse Camp Ideas LessonsInTR Posts Pool Noodle Stick Horses post Four Corners get to know you version Rainy Day and Horse Camp Craft Ideas post Unmounted Horsemanship Activities post Groundwork Activities … Continue reading

Horse Bridle Parts Puzzle

Here is a puzzle activity for the parts of the bridle that I used a while back! Set Up Feel free to download the drawings for your own use during lessons or as a camp activity – click on the images below for a larger version, then right click the image, and click “save as”. … Continue reading