The Freedom Way - Level 1

5-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:

  • a holistic body mind spirit approach 

  • energy modalities

  • coaching skills 

  • intuition

  • basic horsemanship 

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

  • business skills

  • herd health

  • 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:

  • 5-months, 200+ hours of instruction, coaching and self-study

  • Guest Speakers

  • 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.) 

  • Meditation  practices

  • Basic horsemanship

  • Basic horse knowledge and care

  • Energetically maintaining a healthy horse

  • Reading and connecting with a horses energy

  • Creating and 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 runs from August 3 - December 28, 2022

13 Online Weekly Calls beginning Wednesday, August 3, 2022. 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  - October 4 - 9, 2022. October 4th is a welcome dinner.  Retreat is included in the price of the course. Travel and lodging are up to each 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 be completed between October 10th and December 14th, 2022.

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