A Twelve-Week Study of Horse’s Physical Body and Movement
Featuring the Horse in History in Ancient & Medieval Periods
Type of Resource: Science Study
Target Grades: 3rd to 9th Grades
Pages: 176 Pages, About 100 are Notebooking Pages
Length of Study: 12 Weeks
Your student will love this twelve-week horse study! The study allows kids to discover the horse, its body and body systems, how it moves through its gaits, and the types of movements a horse makes. The module includes schedule pages for each of the twelve weeks that schedule daily assignments, help you understand how to use each resource, and include website links. As this is a science study, it is scheduled for two days per week.
The module also includes numerous interactive journaling pages that allow your student to try out and practice what they are discovering about horses, but they do not need to have a horse to complete most all of them. The pages allow kids to show what they’ve learned in fun ways, and lets them try fun horse-related projects and activities. They are easy to complete and use.
This study includes scheduling pages for multiple resources, including the books below. You’ll want to choose how many of the resources you want to integrate. The schedule also lays out when to use the reading content, interactive journaling, and activities found in the notebooking pages.
What Do I Need to Add to Complete This Study?
- Required Resource: “Horse Gaits, Balance & Movement” by Susan E. Harris
- Required Resource: “Complete Horse Manual” by Colin Vogel
- Required Resource: “Horse Anatomy” by John Green
- Highly Recommended Activity Resource: “Horse Crazy” by Jessie Haas
- Recommended Resource: “Draw 50 Horses” by Lee J. Ames
- Note: The last four resources above are used for all three modules in this series.
- Recommended Resource: “How to Think Like a Horse” by Cherry Hill
(Used for just a few assignments in this module, required for Module 3)
- Buying information is included in the study guide.
Other Modules That May Interest You!
- Equine Science Module 2: Caring for a Horse
- Equine Science Module 3: Experiencing the Life of a Horse