Curious about a career in equine-assisted therapies? While an extremely rewarding profession, navigating this niche and developing field can be quite complicated. I am always happy to share my experiences as a professional and set you on your own journey!
Credentialing and Education
What licensing or training courses should I invest in? There are many wonderful trainings offered through different organizations, but signing up for the appropriate one within your scope of practice is key!
What makes a good therapy horse?
Discuss herd management, temperament, horsemanship, and specific therapy activities to understand the role the equine plays in your work.
Setting Yourself Apart
What populations do you want to serve and how do equine therapies address their needs? It is important to be intentional at this step.
Equine-assisted learning vs. equine-assisted psychotherapy vs. hippotherapy...help! Clarify the nuances between services to ensure you have a clear picture of the career or service you wish to provide.
Starting a Private Practice
Getting a business started is no easy feat; let's make sure you have the logistics in place for billing, compliance, marketing, or insurance enrollment.
Partnering with other providers, organizations, or equestrian facilities can aid in the breadth of our services. Whereas, an inappropriate fit can lead to tension and burn out.
1 hour consultation video call $135
Let's outline and address your specific goals so that you have the information needed to feel confident and prepared in whatever step of your career you are in.