Why You Should Groom Your Horse

Why You Should Groom Your Horse

New Partnership!Allpony is proud to announce a partnership with The Plaid Horse Magazine. We will share posts and stories related to horsemanship learning for kids!You can also learn more about horse grooming, grooming tools, and order of grooming on the Allpony...
Holiday Pony Carriage Ride Craft Activity

Holiday Pony Carriage Ride Craft Activity

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This paper craft activity allows kids to create their own Christmas pony pulling a carriage full of gifts for the holidays. Simply download the PDF, print it out on your home printer, cut it out and attach the top together with glue, tape or staples to make the pony stand up on its own. Makes a great holiday decoration that kids can create on their own.

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

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The Horses & Ponies Activity Book Earns 2018 Academics’ Choice Award

The Horses & Ponies Activity Book Earns 2018 Academics’ Choice Award

Allpony is pleased to announce that the Horses & Ponies Activity Book has been honored with a 2018 Academics’ Choice Smart Book Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.

Interview With A Carriage Driving Instructor

Interview With A Carriage Driving Instructor

Thank you to Amy Resch Barker of Matthew’s Promise Farm for taking the time to answer my questions about carriage driving. She is the first interview in an informational series I am creating to introduce kids to different horse sports through the Allpony website, blog posts, social media and a new activity book!

Amy teaches children and adults how to drive horse and pony drawn carriages, and rehabs and trains rescue horses, ponies, and mules to be driving companions. I found her story to be inspiring and I hope you do too! Continue Reading…

J.McLaughlin Sip & Shop Event

J.McLaughlin Sip & Shop Event

If you live near central NC, join us Wednesday, November 14 from 2 – 6pm for a J.McLaughlin shopping event that benefits Helping Horse Therapeutic Riding Program! I’ll be there selling the Horses & Ponies Activity Book with 15% of all sales going back to this wonderful organization. Helping Horse has provided therapeutic horseback riding lessons to individuals with special needs in the Raleigh, NC area since 1989. They provide their riders the opportunity to reach their full potential and experience joy through connections with horses and volunteers. J.McLaughlin is a clothing store that has high quality apparel with an equestrian twist. I’m a fan of both Helping Horse and J.McLaughlin, and I hope you can join us at this event! Continue Reading…

5 Star Award Winner Review by Kimberlee J Benart

5 Star Award Winner Review by Kimberlee J Benart

If you have a youngster who is crazy for everything “horsey” and whose heart beats faster just thinking about the next pony ride, then the Horses & Ponies Activity Book: Introduction to Horses & Horseback Riding by Susan DiFelice is for you. Even children only mildly interested in horses will find plenty of fun things to engage them. The book is illustrated in full color. Topics include riding safety, grooming, types of tack, parts of bridles and saddles, parts of the horse, horse and pony terms, coat colors, face and leg markings, gaits, horse sports, horse and pony breeds, and even how to tie a quick release knot. DiFelice, a lifelong rider herself, wrote the book based on the horsemanship lessons she taught her own children. Continue reading…

Jack Magnus 5 Star Review for Readers’ Favorite

Jack Magnus 5 Star Review for Readers’ Favorite

Horses & Ponies Activity Book: Introduction to Horses & Horseback Riding makes learning about horsemanship fun, and it does so in a highly effective and memorable way. DiFelice’s book is jam-packed with information, but it also includes puzzles, mazes, quizzes and word searches to ensure that readers retain what they’ve read and make that knowledge their own. I loved learning, finally, what the “hand” measurement actually was and how the different breeds of horses differed in temperament. I also found her discussions on equine terminology and grooming to be fascinating. While this book is geared toward younger riders, anyone who loves horses should give this fun and informative book a read. DiFelice has honed the essentials of horsemanship into an interactive book that works so very well. Horses & Ponies Activity Book: Introduction to Horses & Horseback Riding is most highly recommended. Continue reading…

Marta Tandori Review for Readers’ Favorite

Marta Tandori Review for Readers’ Favorite

Never losing sight of the fact that learning can be fun, DiFelice integrates the information with interactive activities like mazes, word searches, crosswords, coloring, object finds within a picture, and even an old-fashioned paper pony doll. All of these activities require different intellectual and motor skills which challenge young readers while entertaining them. And for those in doubt, the answers to all the questions and mazes are provided in the back of the book. The author’s background as an artist and digital designer have held her in good stead, as each page of the activity book is colorful and bursting with images, beckoning young fingers to trace, to point, and to seek the objects buried within each picture. Continue reading…

Fall Festival & Horse Show

Fall Festival & Horse Show

Allpony will have horse and fall themed crafts and activity books for sale at the Fall Festival & Horse Show at the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center (NCTRC). The event takes place on Sat. November 17 from 10 – 1:00 and is sure to be fun for the whole...
Reviewed by Amy Raines for Readers’ Favorite

Reviewed by Amy Raines for Readers’ Favorite

  Readers Favorite has given Horses & Ponies Activity Book – the first book in the Allpony – Horsemanship for kids series by Susan DiFelice a prestigious 5-Star rating. Readers Favorite is the fastest growing review site on the web and the review for...