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Electronic Field Trips


Electronic Field Trip to a Horse Farm


Daily life with thoroughbreds
Grade Levels:
4-12
Length:
60 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited
MARC Record:
Downloadable
Web Site:
KET Online
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
See Below

During a field trip to Margaux Farm in Woodford County, students learn:

  • what makes the Bluegrass region so good for raising horses and other livestock;
  • what a farrier does;
  • what a typical day on a horse farm is like;
  • how a veterinarian knows that a mare is in foal; and
  • how thoroughbred horses are bred (limited information).

Co-produced by KET and University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, produced 1996.

Program of Studies
Social Studies: Geography
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning


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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

A trip to Margaux Farm in Woodford County explores what makes the Bluegrass region so good for raising horses and other livestock, what a farrier does, what a typical day on a horse farm is like, how a veterinarian knows that a mare is in foal, and a little about the breeding of thoroughbreds. A 1996 co-production of KET and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

These videos are also available on Discovery Education.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to a Horse Farm broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.



Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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