Rainbow Ridge Farm Equestrian Center llc. 

"The best care anyway from head to tail" 215-766-9356

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.




Science

•   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


Math

•   Horse Math: Measuring, Recording, & Statistics
•   The Economics of Horse Ownership
History
•   Famous Horses in History
•   Art History and the Image of the Horse
Literature/Writing
•   Horses in Literature, Myth, and Folktale
•   Horses in Film
•   Physical Education
•   Horseback Riding
•   Physical Conditioning for Better Riding(includes horseless training sessions)
•   Groundwork
Social Studies
•   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
Art
•   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.