Storytime with Horse Buddies

  • Audience: Ages 4-8

Storytime with Horse Buddies uses language, art, and early-elementary history to foster horse appreciation and to promote the care of the horse and industry awareness. This virtual programming series, designed for learners ages 4 through 8, can be enjoyed by friends of all ages. 

Episode 1: Dec. 14, 2021 — The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't 

The True Story of Zippy Chippy, by Artie Bennett

About: This Storytime with Horse Buddies segment features the children's book The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't. 
Zippy Chippy Activity: PDF iconStorytime with Horse Buddies Activity Sheet - Zippy Chippy.pdf
Click here for video: Horse Buddies - Zippy Chippy - YouTube

Episode 2: Dec. 28, 2021 — Zippy Chippy at Old Friends at Cabin Creek

Zippy Chippy at Old Friends at Cabin Creek (Brien Bouyea)

About: The previous segment of Storytime with Horse Buddies featured the children's book The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't. In this segment, we visit the horse retirement facility, Old Friends at Cabin Creek in Greenfield Center, N.Y., to meet Zippy Chippy.  
Click here for video: Horse Buddies - Zippy Chippy at Cabin Creek - YouTube

Episode 3: Jan. 11, 2022 — Upset: The Original Dark Horse

Upset: The Original Dark Horse, by Maddy Zanetti

About: This Storytime with Horse Buddies episode spotlights the children’s book Upset: The Original Dark Horse. 
Upset Activity: PDF iconUpset Activity Sheet.pdf
Click here for video: Horse Buddies - Upset - YouTube

Episode 4: Jan. 25, 2022 — Meet Upset, Saratoga's Mini Dark Horse

Upset (Roda Ferraro)

About: Our previous episode of Storytime with Horse Buddies featured the children’s book Upset: The Original Dark Horse. In this episode, meet author Maddy Zanetti and Saratoga’s own mini dark horse, Upset.  
Click here for video: Horse Buddies - Meet Upset - YouTube

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