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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
◆ Featured Video: Mini Horse Carves Pumpkin
◆ Halloween Comes to the Horse World
◆ Halloween on Horseback
◆ Horses in Disguise
◆ Horse Costume Class Tips
◆ Featured Video: Horse vs. Zombies
◆ Are You and Your Horse Ready for Halloween?
◆ Poll: How do you celebrate Halloween with your horse, barn friends, or family?

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