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EAGALA equine therapy logo Founded in 1999, the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (Eagala) is the leading international nonprofit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs.  Our vision is that every person worldwide will have access to these therapy services known as Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy.

There are now over 700 Eagala programs, with professionals trained and certified through Eagala, providing services helping change the lives of people with a diverse range of struggles such as street children in Mexico and South Africa, those suffering from addictions, depression and trauma, and improving relationships in families and groups.  Eagala has over 2,500 certified members in over 40 countries.

Support our efforts and learn more about this exciting approach to helping people through horses!  

Learn more about the Eagala Model through case stories- buy the book or kindle on

Renew your certification

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Read EAGALA’s powerful new book

Read EAGALA’s powerful new book, which uses compelling accounts from EAGALA’s own case files to detail the theory and principles of the EAGALA Model.

Order your own copy here.

Watch EAGALA trainer Mark Lytle re-tell one of his more famous stories from the new book, during EAGALA’s 2016 Conference