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About our
Homeschool Enrichment Classes

     Did you know that Hillman Horsemanship offers more than just horse lessons, camps, and birthday parties? Lynn Hillman, owner of Hillman Horsemanship, is also a Dyslexia Specialist who works with students whether they have dyslexia or not. Lynn offers classes from preschool to adults and tutors one on one.  Lynn is Certified with Susan Barton. Lynn uses an Orton-Gillingham method, The Barton Reading & Spelling System, to teach reading & spelling, The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) for writing, Handwriting Without Tears (HWT) for Preschool and handwriting classes. For our animal science classes, a variety of curriculums will be used along with the animals at the barn. What a great way to bring the love of learning and the passion of caring for animals together at Hillman Horsemanship. 

          Homeschool Enrichment Classes Starting September 2024  

Mondays:         9am-10:15am IEW Writing Class 5th-Middle School 

                          10:30am-11:30am IEW Writing Class 2nd-5th grade 

                          11:45am-12:30pm Parent & Me Vaulting Class Ages 3-6 years 

                          12:30pm-1:30pm Vaulting Class Ages 6-11 years  

Tuesdays:        9am-10am Barton Reading & Spelling Class Level 1-Elementary 

                          10am-11am Barn Yard Wonderment Ages 3-6 years 

                          11am-12pm Magic School Bus Travels 2nd- 6th grade  

Wednesdays:  9:30am-10:45am Book Exploration 2nd-5th grade 

                          11am-12pm Barton Reading & Spelling Class Level 4-FULL 

                          12:30pm-2pm Equine Science Class 4th-Middle School 

Thursdays:      9am-10am IEW Writing Class 2nd-5th grade 

                         11am-12pm Imagination Writing Class 2nd -6th grade 

                         1pm-2pm IEW Intro to Writing Class 1st-3rd grade 

Fridays:           9am-12pm PreK-K Class Ages 4.5-6 years 

                         12pm-12:45pm Vaulting Class Ages 4 -6 years 

                         1pm-2pm Barton Reading & Spelling Class Level 1 Elementary  

                         2pm-3pm Book Exploration 4th-Middle School 

Homeschool Enrichment Classes 2024/25 

Classes held at Hillman Horsemanship 12204 W 207th St Bucyrus 66203 

September (starting September 3rd) – May (ending May 16th)       913-215-2310 

Class tuition for the month is due by the 1st  class of that month. Most months there will be 4 classes. 

Class make up days will be held for weather related incidents. 


IEW Writing Classes

Students will learn how to compose powerful paragraphs. We will learn how to use dress-up, sentence starters and decorations along with banned words and much more. Homework may be assigned. Supplies needed for class: 3 ring binder w/paper, dividers, pencils, markers, highlighters, 1 subject spiral notebook. Student Resource One Time Class Fee: $25      Each class: $18
Mondays 9am-10:15am (5th-Middle)      
                Mondays 10:30am-11:30am (2nd- 5th)                                Thursdays 9am-10am (2nd-5th)                Thursdays 1pm-2pm (1st-3rd) 


Barton Reading & Spelling Classes

Orton Gillingham is a structured language approach that is different in both what is taught (reading and spelling are taught as related subjects) and how it is taught. (methodology) The Barton Reading & Spelling System is a multi-sensory, direct, explicit, structured, and sequential program designed for intense intervention. There will be homework each week.  If your student is struggling in reading and/or spelling this is a great class to take. These classes are limited to 4 students. Students will need a 3-ring binder, paper, and clear sheet protectors. Student Resource One Time Class Fee: $35         Each class: $25

Tuesdays 9am-10am Beginner Level 1 (elementary)  
Wednesdays 11am-12pm Level 4  

 Fridays 1pm-2pm Beginner Level 1 (elementary) 


Imagination Writing Classes

This class is designed for students to use their imagination when writing. Prompts will be given in each class to start the writing process. Some prompts will require short silly sentences while others will require students to use figurative language. (which we will learn in class) Students will need a 1 subject spiral notebook, colored pencils, pen/pencils.      Each class: $18

Thursdays 11am-12pm (2nd-6th) 


Magic School Bus Travels Classes

Students will read and enjoy a variety of activities related to the Magic School Bus book we are reading. A Note from Ms. Frizzle, “Before my class boards the Magic School Bus, I always do my research. I find out as much as I can about where we are going and what we will learn there. With a little digging I always discover a treasure trove of fascinating facts.” Each class: $18

Tuesdays 11am-12pm (2nd-6th)  


Book Exploration Classes

Students will explore books from Charlotte’s Web, Because of Winn Dixie to The Magic Tree House series.  We will explore the books in class and participate in comprehension activities, vocabulary, short summaries, and artfulness projects. Students will need to purchase the book we will be exploring. (you will be notified what book we are working on) All Classes will start with Charlotte’s Web. Student Resource One Time Class Fee: $25        Each Class: $18

Wednesdays 9:30am-10:45am 2nd-6th      
Fridays 2pm-3pm 4th-Middle 


Barn Yard Wonderment Classes

This class is designed for a parent/caregiver and child. We will learn something new about barn life each week from the animals that live on the farm to nature at the barn. Fun activities such as, but not limited to, games, crafts, nature hikes and of course time with the animals. Dress for the weather, class is held rain or shine.       Each class: $15

Tuesdays 10am-11am     
Ages 3-6 with a parent/caregiver 


Equine Science Classes

Welcome to Equine Science!! In this class you will discover horses’ physical characteristics, learn about their movements & the biomechanics of how they move. How to care for horses, what kinds of environments they require and how you can provide it. We will even explore how horses think and learn! Students will sketch horses and learn about horses in history. We will also read some literature, such as Black Beauty, Brighty of the Grand Canyon, and Leonardo’s Horse. Students will also get to spend time with the horses at the barn when learning about the parts of the horse, grooming, understanding horses body language, and the different horse breeds. (no horseback riding with this class) Students will need a large 3 ring binder, dividers, paper, pencils, markers, colored pencils, and index cards. Student Resource One Time Class Fee: $50       Each class: $22

Wednesdays 12:30pm-2pm       4th-Middle School 


Vaulting Classes

At Hillman Horsemanship we have 2 vaulting barrels for students to practice vaulting moves on. Equestrian Vaulting is most commonly defined as gymnastics and dance on horseback. Students will learn correct terminology and poses. Classes will focus on balance, confidence, and independence along with teamwork. Benefits of vaulting classes are strength, flexibility, balance, team building skills, exercise, and FUN! Students need to wear comfortable clothing such as jogging pants and thick socks, shoes that are easy to get on and off. No shoes/boots are allowed on the barrels just socks or vaulting shoes.  Dress for the weather.     Each class: $15  

Mondays 11:45am-12:30pm Parent & Me Ages 3-6          
Mondays 12:45pm-1:30pm Ages 6-11 

Fridays 12pm-12:45pm Ages 4-6 

            PreK-K Academic & Equestrian Year-Round Class  

Fridays 9am-12pm    4-6 years old     Starting September 6, 2024 

At Hillman Horsemanship LLC     12204 W 207th St Bucyrus KS 66013     913-215-2310 

$220/Monthly Tuition (based on 4 classes a month) 

This class runs September 2024 to May 2025 

Our PreK-K class encourages children’s natural love of learning in an environment where they feel comfortable and confident. Developmentally appropriate teaching with academic skills introduced. Small Class Size. 

Activities Include: 




Story Time 

Music with Shelly  

Nature Walks  

Barn/Animal Time 

Horseback Riding 

About your teachers: 
Lynn Hillman is a Dyslexia Specialist, and owner of Hillman Horsemanship LLC, who has been working with students for over 20 years. Lynn has a passion for teaching and sharing her love & knowledge of animals with her students. 

Shelly Coker is a mother of two and has three wonderful grandchildren. Shelly volunteered at a therapeutic riding center in Texas and assisted therapists with young hippotherapy riders for six years. Shelly spends her time taking riding lessons at Hillman and volunteering at the camps. Shelly is a pianist at her church and is Safe Gathering Certified. Shelly is excited to be helping and teaching music at Hillman this year. 


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