EAGALA is a member organization of therapists and equine professionals around the world who believe in maintaining the physical and emotional safety of clients through professional training and certification as well as maintaining continuing education For more information about EAGALA:
EAGALA holds two types of trainings for certification, and also offers advanced certification through supervision. Trainings are held all over the world. EAGALA also has approved workshops that are offered across the country. Many states and some countries have networking groups that meet on a regular basis to keep up their skills and develop awareness of EAP within their respective communities. For more information about upcoming trainings:
Fresh Steps EAP hosts the EAGALA Montana Networking group, and is proud to host events at this facility. Please contact EAGALA and let them know you are interested in a training right here in Montana so more trainings can be scheduled. To find a provider in your area:
EAGALA provides assistance with agencies or those wishing to start an agency in their area. It is required that when an agency states they are using EAP as a part of their program, that they adhere to their Code of Ethics, which includes making sure there is a team consisting of the horse(s), licensed therapist, and equine professional, with at least one being certified in EAGALA. Keep this in mind as you develop your program, and as you seek out services.
EAGALA also provides its members with additional information through their task forces regarding such issues as insurance, military, ethics, and research.