The Human-Equine Relational Development (HERD) Institute invites you to join us for a life-changing journey

The HERD Institute offers training and certifications in the art of equine-facilitated psychotherapy and learning (EFPL). Founded on experiential learning principles and academic excellence, our training is offered with CE approval by the National Association of Social Workers* (NASW), and the National Board for Certified Counselors** (NBCC), and is pending CEU approval by the American Psychological Association (APA).

We also offer a range of workshops and retreats aimed for personal and professional development. Whether you want to take some time to explore your own process, or add to your skill set, the HERD Institute can support you on your journey.

*This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886737814-0) for 55 Social Work continuing education contact hours. **The HERD Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6845. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The HERD Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 
About Us

About Us

Find out more about The HERD Institute and members of our HERD

Book now
EFPL Training & Certifications

EFPL Training & Certifications

Find out more about the HERD Institute Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy & Learning Certification Programs

Book now
Workshops & Retreats

Workshops & Retreats

Experience profound growth and healing on our transformative workshop & retreats.

Book now
Events & Publications

Events & Publications

Find out more about upcoming events and access faculty publications.

Book now