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Equine-Facilitated Learning Level 1 Certification
EQUINE-FACILITATED LEARNING LEVEL 1
Who Can Apply?
The HERD Institute® EFL Level One Certification is designed to offer training to certified life coaches, licensed educators, organizational leaders, trainers, and human resource professionals who are interested in incorporating horses into their work. The program is also open to equine-specialists and professionals interested in developing an equine-facilitated program. Graduate students may also apply. Admission to the training program will be at the discretion of the HERD faculty.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
What is the application process?
Where do the trainings take place?
Our EFL Level 1 Module 3 trainings take place in various places in the US. Please refer to the table for the available locations.
2022 LEVEL 1 TRAINING DATES
Our EFL 2023 Schedule will be posted in March. We aim to relaunch EFL L2 in 2023.
*Tuition is in US Dollars and includes all learning materials for online modules, 3-day intensive, and 3 mentoring sessions. It does NOT include travel, and accommodation.
**The HERD Institute® actively encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color to our certification programs. The HERD Institute® is proud to support veterans and military personnel in making a difference to their communities. The HERD Institute® is recognized as an Affiliate with PATH International and offers PATH Intl. Members additional benefits when joining the HERD. The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion discount is eligible for all BIPOC folks. If you belong to any of these communities, you are eligible for the discounted rates. In addition, if you are currently enrolled in a graduate program – providing a letter of confirmation of enrollment from your school – you qualify for the Eligible Discounted Rate.
What Will You Learn?
- Meeting: The importance of setting the scene for you and your clients (Online)
- Relating: The psychological and physiological impacts of being with horses (Online)
- Integrating: The art of facilitating learning experiences that stick (3-Day Intensive)
EQUINE FIRST AID TRAINING COURSES
We encourage all practitioners to become certified in equine first aid. Click the button to find out more about our Equine First Aid Training Courses and available dates.