Rainbow Ridge Farm Equestrian Center llc.
Taught throughout the year with each class-day divided up into physical interaction with horses (feeding, grooming, groundwork, and riding practice) and units of interdisciplinary study in the classroom for instruction, discussion, and projects.
• Ride Science: Riding Healthy Horses
• Biology of Horses: From the Inside Out (anatomy & physiology)
• Environmental Science: Horses and Ecosystems
• Genetics: Horse Breeding
• Horticulture: Gardening and Pasture Management
• Horse Math: Measuring, Recording, & Statistics
• The Economics of Horse Ownership
• Famous Horses in History
• Art History and the Image of the Horse
• Horses in Literature, Myth, and Folktale
• Horses in Film
• Physical Education
• Horseback Riding
• Physical Conditioning for Better Riding(includes horseless training sessions)
• Psychology/Sociology: Herd Dynamics
• Geography: Horses around the World (types and conformation)
• Human Geography: Cultures and Traditions of the Horse
• Anthropology: Horses, Humans, and Domestication
• Drawing and Painting Horses
• Sculpting Horses
• Photographing Horses
While the curriculum modules above are important, perhaps the most important aspect of the Rainbow Ridge Farm Equestrian Center llc Equine-Based Home School Program is the way it nurtures strong resilient young people. Training and relating to horses on a regular basis develops compassion, problem-solving, and communication skills, while building leadership skills and self-confidence.