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A Horse Halloween DIY: Horsey No-Carve Pumpkin

Photo by Danica Leigh

Trick or treat! What better way to get ready for Halloween than with horsey crafts to celebrate the festivities with a DIY pumpkin? Follow these steps, and your pumpkin is sure to be the best in the patch (or barn!) on Halloween. Happy Halloween!

Materials for a DIY Horse Halloween Pumpkin



◆ pumpkin
◆ thumb tacks
◆ horsey picture
◆ pencil
◆ tape


STEP 1:
Print and cut out your favorite horsey picture.

STEP 2: Gently tape your picture to the pumpkin and trace it.

STEP 3: Place thumb tacks along the line you traced.

STEP 4: Fill in your outline with thumb tacks. It’s OK if they overlap!

This article on creating a horse Halloween DIY pumpkin appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of Young Rider magazine. Click here to subscribe!

Further Reading

Your Horse Can Enjoy Healthy Horse Treats for the Holidays, in Moderation
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Halloween Comes to the Horse World
Halloween on Horseback
Horses in Disguise
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