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Business Resources and Consulting

Online Eagala Business Essentials Program:

This online course is specifically designed for Eagala professionals to support you in establishing a successful, highly professional and sustainable business.

This investment will make a tremendous difference saving costly time and money not messaging, valuing or putting important business practices into place.

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Contact Michelle Black, Eagala Pacific Regional Director, at for more information or to register your interest to sign up for the next course. 

Note that this course is available only to those who are Eagala Certified, or who are booked to take the Eagala training course and will be Eagala Certified. 

Eagala Business Consulting:

The Eagala Business Consulting program provides individualized mentoring and consultation to assist professionals in starting, sustaining, and growing their Eagala Model businesses.  It is designed to assist in such areas as:

  • Getting started
  • Deciding your vision and mission
  • Writing your strategic plan
  • Writing your business, marketing, and fundraising plans
  • Pricing and getting funded (including grant writing)
  • Putting on effective demonstrations
  • Paperwork and documentation
  • Growing your business to the next level
  • Setting up specific programs to meet the needs of agencies or populations
  • Developing teams - partners, employees and contract workers
  • And meeting other individualized needs to support you in having a successful EAGALA Model business!

Fee for the program is $100 USD per hour.

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Recommended Business Resources:

Getting started: 

Eagala Business Development Guide:  For every person starting an Eagala Model business, this step by step interactive guidebook provides over 100 pages of information and interactive tools.  

Horse Sense Business Sense by Shannon Knapp: This book provides a good overview of the many considerations in getting your business started.  It relates the straightforward and oftentimes humorous story of author Shannon's journey from idealistic start-up of an Eagala Model business to savvy entrepreneur, with key principles and pointers, as well as pitfalls to avoid.

Equinomics - The Secrets to Making Money with Your Horse Business by Lanier Cordell: provides a step by step guide in marketing your Eagala business, including important considerations in creating your logo, name, "look", brochures and more.


Public Relations and Media:

Eagala Messaging Guide


Administrative Tools:

SimplePractice: Excellent software tools to help you run your mental health practice - appointments, billing and payments, paperless intakes, treatment plans and client notes - all privacy compliant and helping to make your practice more automatic, efficient and professional. Click here to obtain special Eagala Member discount introductory rate!