Lesson Plans – HorseCentered Pink Level Set 1 – Mindset

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This is the first set of lesson plans for Pink Level in the unmounted HorseCentered Levels curriculum, containing 10 lessons for teaching beginner equine behavior and training theory. In Set #1 – Mindset, students are encouraged to interpret their horse’s communication and refine their own.

Many of these lessons can be taught indoors during inclement weather. Equine body language, prey response, and basic behavior modification techniques are all covered, including a lesson on using positive reinforcement safely. Several lessons are dedicated to helping students prioritize their relationships with their horses and shift to a more HorseCentered perspective.

Includes an introduction to teaching Pink Level skills, with safety precautions and suggestions for modifications.

Includes 10 lessons:

  • Quality Time
  • Warning Signs
  • Listen and Learn
  • Attention to Detail
  • Level Up Your Leading
  • Carrot or Stick
  • Food Factors
  • A Scary Situation
  • Action Plans
  • You Be the Horse

Each lesson plan has 2 pages of information:

If this is your first time using our HorseCentered lesson plans, please make sure that you download and read:


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

28 pages

4.1 MB

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