Horse Talk Cards – Pink Level

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This Horse Talk Cards set for Pink Level ground training skills contains discussion scenarios you can use to teach unmounted lessons.

We use Horse Talk cards and the game “Pony Charades” to help students appreciate the challenge of working with nonverbal partners – and the importance of giving animals a voice.

These cards are similar to our Stuff Happens cards in that each contains a common scenario, but Horse Talk cards are written from the horse’s perspective.

Here’s a sample Pink Level card:

sample Pink Level Horse Talk card

Students adopt the role of the horse and must figure out how to communicate their problem without using their voice. You can play the role of human in the scenario, or let group lessons work in pairs.

20 cards in this set.


This PDF file is formatted for full color desktop printing on standard 8.5 x 11” card stock.

7 pages

257 KB

Make sure your printer software is not set to “shrink to fit”.

This file contains 5 pages which you will print and cut into 4 cards each, for a total of 20 cards in the set.

The first page of cards is an optional “back side” for the cards. You can just print the card pages and leave the back side of each card blank – but we like the name of the card set on the back to help keep things organized.

Printing instructions are included in the download file.

PRO TIP: You could also create your own custom Horse Talk card sets with our template – just copy and paste to a new document, then edit.

If you don’t have access to a printer, try opening the PDF file on your desktop or mobile device. You should be able to scroll through the cards to read them aloud to students.

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