National Day of the Horse!

9-0050.jpgMark your calendars horse lovers!  December 13 is National Day of the Horse!  In this season of giving, this is the perfect time to take a moment to appreciate everything that the horse has given us.  In honor of our equine friends, here are a few ways to show your favorite horse how much you appreciate him:

Make some horse crafts:

  • paint a horse themed ornament
  • make a lanyard to hang on your favorite horse’s bridle
  • paint a picture of your favorite horse
  • make a friendship bracelet out of horsehair

Read your favorite horse book:

  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
  • My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara
  • National Velvet by Enid Bagnold

Watch a horse movie:

  • Secretariat
  • Sprit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Flicka
  • Hidalgo

Make horse themed treats

  • decorate horse cookies
  • make a carrot cake

If you have your own horse, you could:

  • make homemade horse treats
  • give your horse a bath
  • braid your horse’s mane and tail with ribbons
  • give your horse a big horsey hug!

Horses deserve their own special day, so don’t forget to show your appreciation this December!