Tagged with Activities

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

Barn Tour: Haku Baldwin Center

I have another barn tour to share with you! Unfortunately I had to go all the way to Hawaii for this one, so I hope you appreciate all my hard work basking in the sun and drinking pina coladas. Actually, it poured half the time, but I managed to slip away to visit a therapeutic … 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

Thanksgiving Turkey Activities

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve had turkeys and feathers on the mind…so I googled turkey activities and came up with some Thanksgiving turkey activity ideas for therapeutic horseback riding lessons! Leaf & Circle Turkeys Rider collects leaves and brown circles from around the arena. Discuss the color of each leaf and the shape and size of the circles. … Continue reading

Horse Parts & Colors

It was my first time back to instructing after baby last week! I subbed for another instructors. Here are two new activities – one hers, one mine. 100 Horse Parts Her group of 3 riders has the goal to learn 100 horse parts by the end of the quarter (8 weeks). Each week every rider … Continue reading

Spring Activities

(source) The days are getting warmer. The horses are shedding. Spring is coming! However, I have to remind myself that every year I’ve lived in Indiana it has snowed one last time in April. Anyway, most holidays and seasons I forget to plan activities beforehand and then one day realize it’s a holiday and I … Continue reading