Essay On Mustang Makeover

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Research has had a very large influence on my life. I have learned most of what I know through research, and I spend the majority of the day looking up topics that are interesting to me. Here are a few experiences that I have had throughout my life. During my life I have had the chance to study numerous topics, but the main one that pops into my head started on April 4, 2014. In 2014 I had the chance to participate in the Idaho Extreme Mustang Makeover, and to do this I spent a lot of time researching about horse training and routine styles/music. The Extreme Mustang Makeover is a competition in which you take a completely wild Mustang and have to train it in 90 days, and then go to a large competition, with several classes. The horses are un-handled and off the range, which makes them much more difficult to train, because you are literally starting from the ground up. Considering that this was my first full on training project, I needed all the help I could get. I would write down anything I…show more content…
This research report was my worst research experience ever, and for good reason too! Being a fifth grader, I thought my report was fantastic. I had spent what felt like hours, which in reality was probably less than an hour, working on the report. I was very proud of it, as I had drawn beautiful pictures and put my research report in a nice folder. I also made a large, colorful poster board with all aspects of Nevada on it. In return, the teacher gave me a D on it. I still don’t know why I got that grade as my teacher could not give me a good reason for the grade. Of course my essay had a few grammatical errors, but everything else followed the project outline. The drawings weren’t as beautiful as I remembered them being, but what can you expect from a fifth grader? That would be my worst research experience because it always makes me second guess my reports before I submit them, and then fret until I get the
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