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“5 Themed Lesson Plans that Work” article

PATH Intl. has posted the handouts from the 2012 Conference at the 2012 PATH Conference Handouts website! One of them is the handout “5 Themed Lesson Plans that Work”. It present 5 Themed Units with 5 Lessons each, resulting in 25 Lesson Plans! The 5 themes are: Drill Team Western Dressage Challenge Course Cavaletti Gymkhana It also includes these … Continue reading

Christmas Games on Horseback

(source) (That was me, every year). Here is a list of Christmas games you can use in your lessons. Most of them are activities I looked up online and adapted to horses. They are in no particular order. This is just a start, please add to the list in the comments! Christmas Games on Horseback … Continue reading

Halloween Games

Better late than never, right? Here are some Halloween Games! The numbers in parenthesis coincide with the source the activity quotes or is inspired by. Note: before using any game in your lesson, make sure the horses are desensitized to all items used!  (source) GAMES Trick or treat – set up volunteers around the arena … Continue reading

Autumn Games

The leaves are changing colors, the weather is crisp, the apples are ripe…it’s Fall! Spice up your lessons by putting an Autumn twist on your activities. The following is a list I’ve compiled of Autumn games you can use to practice riding skills. Some can take up a whole lesson, others can be used as … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Games

Here are some ideas I got from classroom Valentine’s Day games. Each can be modified in many ways. HEART PUZZLES GAME Cut out of paper hearts of different colors and sizes. Cut each heart into 4 pieces and scatter them around the arena. You could hide them on obstacles so kids have to reach, put … Continue reading