Ever wondered what happens during the different stages of a horse’s life? I’ve got you covered! In this life cycle of a horse worksheet, I included everything from birth to old age.
Horses are amazing creatures and their lives are full of surprises.
I hope you’ll enjoy learning about these beautiful animals as much as I enjoyed creating this worksheet. I’m sure your child will be so happy to talk about horses.
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Stages of a Horse Life Cycle
From birth to adulthood, a horse will go through several stages of development. Most horses are born as foals and then mature into colts or fillies. As they grow older, they will eventually become adult horses.
During the foal stage, which lasts for the first few months of life, horses will undergo rapid growth. They will quadruple in size during this time, and their coat will change from its newborn color to their adult color.
During the adult years, horses can live for up to 25 years if they are well-cared-for. During this time, they will continue to grow and change, developing small stature if they are female or large stature if they are male.
After 25 years, horses begin to enter their senior years, during which time they may start to experience health problems associated with old age.
If you have a horse lover, add these pages to your horse unit study.
Life Cycle Worksheet Supplies
- Printer (I have this one)
I have the HP printer 8710 but it’s not available anymore. It’s still running well for years now. Look for another HP Instant Ink ready printer so that you can use their program to send you ink cartridges whenever your printer gets low on ink.
Recommended Horse Books for Kids
These books are perfect for your homeschool horse life cycle lesson. Read these books with your kids and let them discover fun facts about horses.
Horse Life: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Riding Horses for KidsHappy the Helping HorseAll About Horses: A Kid’s Guide to Breeds, Care, Riding, and More!The Book of Horses: The ultimate guide to horses around the worldHorses for Courses: Henry the Magical Horse (Red Beetle Children’s Picture Books Ages 3-8)National Geographic Readers: Gallop! 100 Fun Facts About Horses (L3)
Recommended Horse Activity Kits
If you have kids who love learning about horses, consider adding these to your homeschool lessons.
Grab this awesome horse play dough kit! It is a fun activity to extend your horse life cycle lesson.
Is your child a craft lover? Get this horse and pony kid craft kit and let kids have a blast while learning about horses.
Horses are a popular subject for many kids, and there are a variety of horse activities that can be both educational and fun.
One option is to take a trip to a local stable or farm where horses are kept. This can give kids the opportunity to see horses up close and learn about their care and feeding.
Many stables also offer riding lessons, which can be a great way for kids to get some exercise while having fun.
There are also many horse-themed movies and games that can be enjoyed by kids of all ages. By introducing kids to horses through these activities, they can develop a lifelong love and appreciation for these magnificent animals.
If you love this activity, you have to try these Animal Activities for Kids, too.
Horse Movies and Videos to Watch
- The Horse Whisperer
- Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
- Blippi Visits A Ranch and Learns About Animals and Machines
Make it an entire horse unit study if your kids love learning about animals.
Download the Life Cycle of a Horse Worksheet below
Print out this horse life cycle worksheet and have your child learn how a horse grows from birth to its adult form. Animal lovers will enjoy this activity.
Learning about the life cycle of a horse is a great way for your child to understand how these wonderful creatures grow and change over time. This worksheet will introduce them to everything from birth to adulthood. By the end of it, they’ll have a much better understanding of how horses mature over their lifetime.
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