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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Our MN Horse Expo Field Trip

Each year, as a part of our Informational Writing unit, we visit the MN Horse Expo.  Our thanks to the MN Horse Expo organizers for providing such a wonderful, rich opportunity for our students. 

It is a chance for us to get "up close and personal" with horses. 

Students had a chance to ride a horse or pony (some several times!)

We talked to horse owners and trainers.  One was kind enough to show us the bottom of her horse's hoof.  We saw the 'frog' and the shoe up close...
 Another showed us her horse's mustache...

We rode in a wagon drawn by horses...

We all felt like this at the end of our happy day at the MN Horse Expo:
Thank you for helping make this annual event a possibility for us each year.

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