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WDM Saskatoon - Giddy Up and Whoa

It’s On a Horse and Wagon Ride We Go!
Program for Preschools


Swishing his tail and pointing his nose,
Over the hill the horsie goes;
Pulling the wagon with us inside-
Oh how happy we are for the ride.

Program Information

Saskatoon WDM Museum Days Milking CowFALL 2017 Session

Dates: October 2-6, 2017
Application deadline: Friday, September 8

SPRING 2018 Session

Dates: May 7-11, 2018
Application Deadline: April 2, 2018

 

What Does The Program Include?

Outdoors
- A horse and wagon ride
- A close look at a horse (hooves, bridle, mane ...)
- A chance to meet the animals in the WDM Red Barn
- A tour of the WDM Red Barn
In the barn we keep 5 - 6 fancy sleighs that children can sit in and view close-up. Many groups take class pictures in the sleighs, so bring your cameras. It could be Santa’s sleigh!

Indoors
- You will have an opportunity to look at “horsie” items
- What do you use to care for your horse? Samples of combs, bits, horse shoes and nails are provided.
- Books with horse stories and pictures for you to read and look at.
- Pictures of horses to colour and take home.
- 1910 Boomtown buildings: the Harness Shop and the Livery Stable both relate to the role of horses in our past.

See PDF below for full program details.

 

Grades and Curriculum Connections

Preschool

 

Book your Class

Giddy-Up and Whoa! Program Information - FALL 2017 (PDF)
Giddy-Up and Whoa! Application - FALL 2017 (PDF)

Giddy-Up and Whoa! Program Information - SPRING 2018 (PDF)
Giddy-Up and Whoa! Application - SPRING 2018 (PDF)

 

Horse and wagon