Assateague’s Foals of 2016

This year four new Assateague foals were born to the Maryland herd on Assateague Island. Let’s take a look at each of these foals, see what they look like, who their moms are, and what their numbers are. The first foal born was a colt. The National Park Service named him N2BHS-O. What kind of name…

Taking Care of Assateague’s Ponies

You may have already heard about the wild ponies of Assateague Island. What you may not know is that the ponies on the island are split into two main herds separated by a fence at the Virginia/Maryland State line. The herd on the Virginia side is managed by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. The National Park Service…

Assateague’s New Foal

Each year, new foals are born on Assateague Island. Assateague Island National Seashore officials always make an announcement, and this spring was no different when the Maryland herd grew to 93 ponies with the birth of a bay pinto foal they named, N6BMT-FN. Why is she called N6BMT-FN? Back in the 1970s, the National Park Service began naming new…

Level 2 Workbook

Level 2 Workbook Are you looking for an educational horse book kids? The Level 2 Workbook teaches kids about the real world of horses through the lens of math and science. Math and science are tools we can use to satisfy our natural curiosity about the world around us. For kids who love horses, the…

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Level 2 Workbook


Are you looking for an educational horse book for kids? Math and science play a vital role in today’s horse world. Building on the Level 1 workbook, the Level 2 workbook shows kids how to apply their math skills as they learn about the real world of horses. Who would have thought that learning, understanding, and interpreting the world of horses could be such a fantastic way to learn math?

Math in the Level 2 workbook is aimed at the grade 5 level, with a splash of grade 4 and 6 thrown in. Both US customary and metric units are used throughout the book. The horse information is for all ages!

The Level 2 workbook is available in both print and pdf download versions.

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Maryland’s Historic Horse Trail

People living in the state of Maryland sure are lucky. The Maryland Historic Horse Trails program offers a driving route for horse loving visitors. Eleven key spots with historic importance in the horse world have been organized into the “Horses at the Beach” tour. Let’s go along for the ride! The first stop on the trail is…