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:

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
2015 programs:

4 week ONLINE HPR course- July 29, 2015 Session registration available
Intro to Experiential and Horse Powered Reading Instruction

Get pumped up for the new school year with
Summer Fun Reading Program- (K-5th grade)
at Cross P Ranch  July 20-23, 2015
Work on decoding, fluency, vocabulary, & comprehension with fun activities like:
      relay races- vocabulary soccer- treasure hunt- painted ponies - story circle - and much more!

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: HPR5_2nd_Summer_15_reg_form.pdf
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Explore the 2015 Cross P Ranch / Horse Powered Reading Brochure: 2015HorsePowerbrochure.pdf
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