RES 2nd Grade Field Trip to Kentucky Horse Park

The 2nd grade classes of Ms. Ainsley Bussell and Mrs. Emily Craig enjoyed a day at the Kentucky Horse Park. The students favorite part of the trip was getting to tour the Kid’s barn, grooming horses,  a scavenger hunt, and seeing a variety of breeds of horses, including a favorite American racing horse named, Tiny. The students learned how to be safe around horses. They shared it’s important to stay quiet, be calm, don’t run at horses, and do not get behind a horse. They explained that horses are easily frightened and scared and by following these important tips you can stay safe and not startle the horses. The field trip info was submitted by the 2nd grade students in the pictures and Abby Ramey and Spencer Clark from 2nd grade.

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Lucas Millett draws and writes about his experience at the Kentucky Horse Park
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The 2nd grade gather at the HUGE mallard duck for a group picture
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Students at the horse show barns.
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Students learning about measuring horses.
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Students at the horse barn.
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Davie Chasteen, Ethan Stallsworth, Eli Chasteen, and Lucas Millett in front of the trolley
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Students petting the Clydesdale.
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Clydesdale horse at Kentucky Horse Park
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Ms. Ainsley, Mrs. Craig, Mrs. Joan, and Mrs. Danielle just “horsing” around
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Lucas and Marian Richard brushing the mane and tail.
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Aria French petting “Odd Job Bob”
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Davie Chasteen dressed up as a jockey and rode the barrel.
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Grayson Bowles, Dalton Bullen, and Wyatt Craig hanging out in the kid’s barn.
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James Short learning to be gentle and quiet around horses.