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Horse Study

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Our unit study for the last month was on horses.  We read some great books, saw some great movies, and did a great field trip!

Books read:

Blackie, the Horse Who Stood Still (Cerf)

Wonder Horse:  The True Story of the World’s Smartest Horse (McCully)

Fritz and the Beautiful Horses (Brett)

The American Paint Horse (Denniston)

The Shetland Pony (Parise-Peterson)

Horse and Pony Breeds (Ransford)

My Chincoteague Pony (Jeffers)

The Chincoteague Pony (Wilcox)

Horses are Smart! (Rockwood)

Amazing Animals: Horses (Wilsdon)

Horses at Work (Barnes)

Caring for Your Horse (Lomberg)

Little Pinto of Mustang Canyon (London)

Ponyella (Numeroff)

We’re going to read Misty of Chincoteague (Henry) as our next bedtime novel.


Movies watched:



Justin Morgan Had a Horse


Field Trip to a friend’s house who has 4 horses:

Learning about tack–



Showing oats–






Even the baby loved the horses!




The girls and T loved brushing him!



This is what he did as soon as all the dust was brushed out of him!



We learned that horses walk, trot, and canter.


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  2. What a great end to some interesting looking books!

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