Young horse lovers love anything to do with horses. And now, with the 2008-2009 school year coming to an end, there are a lot of extra hours in the day to fill. So what better way to fill the days of the young horse lover than with page after page of beautiful artwork consisting of horses galloping and frolicking, jumping and dancing in the circus on coloring pages that they can then hang in their rooms to proclaim their love of horses? Horse coloring pages and activities are also convenient to use when the young horse lover is on a long road trip, bored on a rainy day, or even at a restaurant when it’s just so hard to sit still and quiet while mom and dad finish their meal!
The young horse lover is certain to love free horse coloring pages and printable horse activity pages that you can print out for them, straight off the internet, at any time of the day or night! You can print out dozens of these horse coloring pages, put holes in the edges, and place them in a hard binder for an inexpensive and convenient horse coloring and activity book whose binder provides a hard surface to color on. In this article, I share ten websites where you can print out numerous free horse coloring pages and horse printables/activities for young horse lovers.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #1: printactivities.com
The website, Printactivities.com, has a large selection of free horse coloring pages, some one hundred and one in fact. The horse coloring pages at this website are perfect for the youngest horse lovers with its clear and simple horse drawings. The horse coloring pages are separated into different categories: Horse for Battle Coloring Pages; Circus Horse Coloring Pages; Cowboy and Indian Horse Coloring Pages; Horse and Jockey Coloring Pages; Horse with Other Animals Coloring Pages; Horse and Wagon/Carriage Coloring Pages; Kids with Horses Coloring Pages; and More Horse Coloring Pages. If you wish to create a gender specific horse coloring book, there are pictures of both girls and/or boys with horses to choose from to make the task easier. Most of the coloring pages can be printed directly from the internet though there are a few you will need to save to your own computer’s hard drive before you print them.
Printactivities.com also has a selection of horse themed printable activities for the young horse lover. There is a Horse Breeds Words Search Puzzle; a Horse Dot to Dot Puzzle, a Horse Tracing Page and six different Horse Mazes (Help the horse find the next fence in this Horse Maze; Counting By 1s Maze: Get the horse to the fence; Counting By 2s Maze: Help the jockey find the next jump; Counting By 3s Maze: Take the cart to the horse; Counting By 4s Maze: Guide the circus performer to her horse; and Counting By 5s Maze: Guide the horse and rider to their friend).
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #2: awhitehorse.com
The website, awhitehorse.com, offers Stacey Mayer’s Horses Coloring Books that you can save to your hard drive to print and color. The horse drawings/coloring pages are more complex and beautiful than the horse coloring pages at printactivities.com for example, which makes them more suitable for the slightly older horse lover. The horse coloring pages are in the following categories: Andalusian Horses; Appaloosa Horses; Arabian Horses; Carousels; Draft Horses; Friesian Horses; Holiday Horses; and Seahorses with approximately fifty coloring pages available.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #3: www.COLORING.ws
There are twenty horse themed coloring pages available at www.COLORING.ws. The horses available to color are a mix of simple and more complex drawings that will be suitable for both younger and older horse lovers. The website offers tips and instructions on how to best print out their coloring pages without ads.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #4: DLTK
The website, DLTK, has a couple of horse coloring pages. There is one coloring page of a smiling horse standing and there is a young foal, ‘Hh is for Horse’ coloring page.
There are also a couple of printable horse crafts, the Horse Toilet Paper Roll Craft and the Heart Horse Paper Craft, for young horse lovers to create at DLTK. For complete instructions, materials needed and a picture of the finished craft, check out their website. The crafts involve printing out and coloring horse templates before assembly.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #5: edupics.com
There are thirty-one free horse coloring pages at edupics.com in their HORSES category. The coloring pages are perfect for horse lovers of any age but they are also good for the older horse lover who may want more than just a simple line drawing of a horse to color.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #6: Coloring-Book.info
There are one hundred My Little Pony horse coloring pages available at Coloring-Book.info for young horse lovers to color. The My Little Pony characters are in many different scenes doing different activities which will be a lot of fun to color. If the young horse lover enjoyed My Little Pony characters, these coloring pages would be a great activity to use and plan around for a My Little Pony party.
Coloring-Book.info also has a category about a character called “Lucky Luke” who is a cowboy with a horse. Several of those coloring pages include Lucky Luke’s horse.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #7: coloringplanet.com
The website, ColoringPlanet.com has about forty horse coloring pages for both younger and older horse lovers. Their horse coloring pages include a wide assortment including Pegasus, zebra, centaur, donkey, and of course horses and ponies. You will need to save their pages to your hard drive before you can print them.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #8: colormountain.com
ColorMountain.com offers a few horse coloring pages. Their website also offers a horse maze and dot-to-dot horse activity. The pages can either be printed out or used and colored online. ColorMountain.com also has a daily crayon giveaway drawing that you can sign up for and then you are automatically entered each day.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #9: first-school.ws
First-School Preschool Activities and Crafts offers fifteen horse coloring pages and printable activities for young horse lovers. The website is targeted specifically for pre-school age children. The printable horse activities include worksheets, lesson plans, crafts and puzzles.
Free Horse Coloring Pages for Kids #10: Jan Brett Coloring Pages
Author and illustrator, Jan Brett, has a website full of coloring pages and activities based on her illustrations and books. Unfortunately there are only two horse themed coloring pages; a gingerbread pony and a zebra. They are beautiful and well worth taking the time to visit the website and print out for the young horse lover to color.
These horse coloring pages also offer an easy gift idea for the young horse lover. You can create a specialized horse coloring book for the young horse lover in your life by using different colors of paper to print the coloring pages on and putting them in a special binder. You can also print out horse coloring pages with one specific theme or horse breed, such as all Arabians for example. With the horse coloring pages and printable activities listed in this article, the young horse lover will have plenty of horse themed coloring pages to color at any time.