cross P ranch
Horse Powered Reading &
Horse Powered Teaching and Learning

Michele & Steve Pickel
Lino Lakes, Minnesota

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Welcome to Cross P Ranch,
home of Horse Powered Reading
Using the EAGALA Model of
Equine Assisted Learning
Cross P Ranch news:

The Spring online course
Intro to Experiential and
Horse Powered
Reading Instruction

will meet on WebEx from 1:00-3:00
Thursdays in April 20th- May 11th 
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Summer Fun Horse Powered Reading Program 2017
Elementary July 24-27 and Middle School July 17-20

TEACHERS: Check out the Curriculum page
for ideas and materials to use in your classroom for Experiential Reading Instruction!

or Consider a Wild West field trip for your class


Listen to & read the story NET Nebraska public radio aired 7-2-15 about one of my Horse Powered Reading student's new HPR program in NE

Horses Help Students Learn : Read article NET_Nebrask_Radio.pdf
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or listen to the radio show at the link below:

Cowboy Steve is ready and waiting to host your faculty or group's next retreat complete with Equine Assisted Learning or Team Building followed by a yummy Chuckwagon meal! 
Check out the photos: Cowboy_Steve.pdf
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Go to programming page for information about the
2016 programs:

Check out the photo diary from
Summer Fun Reading Program- 2015   at Cross P Ranch  
We had a wonderful time!  Make plans to join us the 3rd week of July 2016
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Check out the blog post below by one of the
Horse Powered Reading Moms - July 20th & May 31, 2012 entries are about their Horse Powered Reading experience.

  Below is a news story WCCO did on our
Horse Powered Reading program when it was brand new, April 25th 2012:

View the WCCO story here
Introduction to Experiential and Horse Powered Reading Instruction Online class info and registration form: HPR11_Sept_2016_reg_form.pdf
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Explore the 2015 Cross P Ranch / Horse Powered Reading Brochure:
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