The Pony Games Book: Fun, Creative, And Educational Games For Kids And Ponies
Publish Date: 2009-10-31
Author: Kali Vanagas
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Have fun while learning to ride! The Pony Games Book provides you with games to play to achieve specific horsemanship outcomes. Students who have fun while they are learning learn more! The games in The Pony Games Book integrate easily with existing training programs and are helpful to trainers, parents, 4-H leaders, and PonyClub instructors alike. Most of the games in The Pony Games Book can be played while riding or with the pony in-hand on the ground. Here are some examples of the games: - In the Manner of the Adverb, where students try to perform adverb/gait combinations like trot brightly, walk sneakily, canter mysteriously - Bumpity Bump Bump Bump where students try to name a body part on the horse before the game leader can finish saying bumpity bump bump bump - I'm Thinking of an Animal... where students get to ask questions about the secret animal whenever they successfully complete a small task PONY GAMES BOOK HIGHLIGHTS: - You don't have to be a horse person to be a game leader- trainers, parents, friends, and kids can facilitate games - Students' skills evolve naturally, nagging not required! - Helps reduce frustration when parents are teaching their children - Each game includes tips for gauging the improvement of the horse's or rider's skills - Games for all personalities and po-nalities - Games are not discipline specific- Hunter/Jumpers, Western Pleasure riders, and Dressage riders alike can have fun with this book - Helps home-studiers know what steps they need to take to achieve their horsemanship goals - Gives you games to play to reduce anxiety at shows - Great for groups or individual students Why are games good for teaching horseback riding? Games are an ideal way for you to teach horsemanship skills because they directly address the way kids and ponies learn. Kids and ponies stay interested and focused, and learn new skills while having fun with these 25 pony games!