HORSES

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Equine Involved Opportunities
Level 1 Horseman

Cross Curricula Standards Employed

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL SUPPORT &

DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS:

  • EXTERNAL ASSETS

    • ​SUPPORT

    • EMPOWERMENT

    • BOUNDARIES & EXPECTATIONS

    • CONSTRUCTIVE USE OF TIME

  • INTERNAL ASSETS

    • COMMITMENT TO LEARNING

    • POSITIVE VALUES

    • SOCIAL COMPETENCIES

    • POSITIVE IDENTITY

 

ACADEMIC STANDARDS:

  • SOCIAL STUDIES

    • AMERICAN HISTORY

      • AMERICAN REVOLUTION​

      • US ARMY MOUNTED CAVALRY

    • BEDOUIN CULTURE

    • GOVERNMENT

    • REVOLUTION

    • COOPERATIVE, UNITED ACTIVITIES

    • TIME PERIOD IDENTIFICATION

 

  • LANGUAGE ARTS

    • AUDITORY COMMUNICATION

      • CONCISE & AUDIBLE SPEAKING

      • ACTIVE LISTENING

      • FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS

      • PROPRIOCEPTIVE AWARENESS

      • STAND TO PRESENT TO GROUP YOUR REVIEW OF THE DAY

    • READING

      • USE BOOKS IN RBS LIBRARY & USE ONLINE RESEARCH

      • FICTION & NON- FICTION

      • AUTHORS KNOWN FOR WRITING BOOKS ABOUT HORSES

    • WRITING

    • DESCRIPTIVE WORDS – ADJECTIVES

    • VOCABULARY WORDS

 

ACADEMIC STANDARDS: (continued)

  • ARTS AND HUMANITIES

    • DIAGRAMS OF TERRAIN

    • LOCATION MAPS

    • SKETCHED RECORDS OF EVENTS, IMPRESSIONS, & OBSERVATIONS

    • ILLUSTRATIONS

 

  • MATHEMATICS

    • MEASUREMENT

      • HORSE HEIGHT MEASURED IN “HANDS”

      • DISTANCES – INCHES, FEET, YARDS – I.E. ARENA DIMENSIONS

      • MEASUREMENTS & SQUARE FOOTAGE (OF STALLS)

    • GEOMETRY

      • PARALLEL

      • PERPENDICULAR

      • DEGREES – I.E. 180o TURN

    • MULTIPLICATION

      • EQUIVALENCE OF HORSES AGE IN HUMAN YEARS

      • CALCULATING FEED CONSUMPTION
         

  • SCIENCE

    • BIOLOGY – CARE OF THE HORSE

      • FEED NUTRIENTS

      • WATER NEEDS

    • METEOROLOGY

    • GENETICS

    • EQUINE ANATOMY - HOOF STRUCTURE

      • IDENTIFY PARTS OF THE HOOF USING BISECTED CADAVOR HOOF

      • OBSERVE FARRIER TRIMMING HOOVES   

 

 

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VIDEO SUMMARY
youtube.com/watch?v=Sp2Ae0hVvTU

HORSEMANSHIP SKILLS:

  • BARN RULES

    • REASONS FOR RULES

    • SAFETY WHEN NOT WITH A HORSE

      • THINGS THAT SCARE HORSES

      • RESPECTFUL BEHAVIOR WITH OTHERS

    • SAFETY WHEN HANDLING A HORSE

      • KEEP OTHER PEOPLE SAFE​

      • KEEP HORSES SAFE

  • HORSE COMMUNICATION

    • PREY AND PREDATORY ANIMALS

      • FIGHT OR FLIGHT

      • METHODS OF PREDATOR ATTACK

    • HERD BEHAVIOR​

      • ESTABLISH LEADER​

      • MARES VS GELDINGS & STALLIONS

    • BODY LANGUAGE

      • EARS​

      • TAILS

    • AUDITORY COMMUNICATION

      • WINNIE/NEIGHS​

      • SNORTS

  • HANDLING HORSES

    • CATCHING A HORSE ​

    • HALTERING A HORSE

    • LEADING HORSES

  • GROOMING A HORSE

    • IMPORTANCE OF GROOMING

    • STEPS OF GROOMING

      • BODY​

      • LEGS

      • MANE AND TAIL

      • HOOVES

  • MAIN PARTS OF THE HORSE

    • HEAD AND NECK

    • BARREL AND BACK

    • CROUP AND HINDQUARTERS

    • LEGS AND HOOVES

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