Everyone knows horse-crazy kids and this book will keep them busy for hours on end. Nearly 400 pages are divided into three major sections - In the Know, In the Saddle and In the Spotlight.
Are you crazy enough about horses to...
Stencil a horse border around your bedroom? (page 66)
Bring a horse to school? (page 72)
Prepare a pony picnic? (page 91)
Know the difference between a running & diamond braid?
Create your own gymkhana? (page 170)
Know the rules of trail riding? (page 217)
Spend your weekend camping with horses? (page 228)
Open up a beauty shop for horses? (page 245)
Crochet a saddle pad? (page 323)
Keep a 'Life List' of horse breeds? (page 350)
'In the Know' teaches kids the history of the horse throughout the world with many fascinating tidbits. 'In the Saddle' covers topics from in the stall to in the show ring. There's all kinds of information about riding, competitions, kinds of jumps, trail riding and ways to have fun with your horse. The final section, 'In the Spotlight' taps your creativity with topics on writing about horses, drawing horses, horse photography and lots of horsey crafts and activities.
There are five appendices including a book list and great movies list plus a Glossary, Resource List and Index.
Paperback, 376 pages, 8 x 7.9 x 1 inches, line drawings, ISBN-10: 1603421548, ISBN-13: 978-1603421546
Reading level: Ages 9-12