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The Freedom Way - Level 1

4 - Month Certification Program

A refreshing approach to equine assisted training and certification. Go beyond a structured, in-the-box, one-size fits all approach to serving your client. Open to a world of intuitive leadership, true partnership with horses, and a fully integrated body-mind-spirit experience for your client. Ideal for seasoned professionals who desire to add to their current practice, as well as those new to the field of coaching, healing and transformation.

Who This Program is For . . .

Including but not limited to:​

  • Individuals interested in supporting others through equine assisted activities

  • Individuals certified in other equine therapies 

  • Life Coaches, Spiritual Counselors, Healers 

  • Licensed therapists and counselors

  • Psychologists and Psychotherapists 

Prior horse experience and owning a horse are not necessary for certification.

The Freedom Way® Certification Program

This certification program is built on the six Freedom Keys - Energy, Intuition, Coaching, Connection, Spirit Guided, and Personal Growth.

You'll engage in and learn:

  • how to partner with and integrate horses into your client sessions.

  • how to recognize and understand your horses feedback and communication in a session.

  • how to read, use and shift the energy in a session to support your client.

  • coaching skills.

  • intuition skills.

  • basic horse handling skills.

  • how to read & connect with horses (different from training and reading body language).

  • skills to successfully get your Equine Assisted Coaching business up and running.

  • how to customize your offerings.

  • how to work with individuals and groups.

  • how to design equine activities.

This is a one time certification. Continuing education and course electives available to support your business growth and specialization. Advanced level certifications are also available.

Through The Freedom Way® you’ll take healing and transformation to a whole new level.

Certification Includes:

  • 4-months, 200+ hours of instruction, coaching 

  • 13 weeks of online classes, recorded

  • 5-day experiential retreat in Cave Creek, AZ (live attendance is mandatory) 

  • Case studies to complete certification

  • Private Facebook Group to for support, discussion between classes, course bonuses, sharing of ideas, and community connection.

Training topics include: 

  • Intuitive development

  • Coaching skills

  • Business Building (for new businesses as well as established businesses adding equine assisted coaching services.) 

  • Horse handling skills

  • Basic horse knowledge and care

  • Energetically maintaining a healthy horse

  • Reading and connecting with a horses energy

  • Understanding their feedback and communication during a session

  • Creating an equal partnership with your horse for coaching

  • How to facilitate a session

  • Building partnerships with horse facilities or private owners if you don’t have your own horse or desire to do off-site courses/clinics.



Course Dates: August 7 - December 18, 2024

Class is held each Wednesday evening from 6:00 - 7:30 pm MST (Note - we're located in Arizona. AZ doesn't participate in Daylight Savings. Please adjust to your time zone accordingly.)

The live retreat is held October 8 - 13, 2024 in Cave Creek, AZ. Attendance at the retreat is required.

13 Online Weekly Calls. Calls will be recorded in the event you are unable to attend or wish to review.

5-Day Retreat (attendance is required) in Cave Creek, AZ  - Retreat is included in the price of the course. Travel and lodging are the responsibility of the participant.

1:1 Private Coaching with a member of The Freedom Way coaching team.

Facebook group for community and support.

Four documented case studies to receive certification.

Registration:  $3,997

Interest free payment plans are available through PayPal Pay Later. Click the PayPal Pay Later button at checkout. PayPal terms and conditions apply.

Registration Process

We're delighted you're interested in The Freedom Way® program and look forward to getting to know you. When you click the Apply button below you'll be taken to a short application. This application generally takes 10 - 15 minutes to complete. Once received, we'll contact you to complete your registration.

Equine Assisted Coach working with clients and a horse
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