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Journalists may contact the following for more information on EAGALA and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning:

Hayley Sumner
Corporate Communications/Media Relations, EAGALA

Media Resources

Press Kit

Facts about EAGALA

EAGALA has over 4,000 members in 49 countries with certified facilitators who adhere to the following standards:

  • All sessions are facilitated by a qualified Mental Health Professional and Equine Specialist
  • All work with horses is done on the ground (no riding)
  • The philosophy is solution-oriented – allowing clients to discover the best solutions for themselves
  • Facilitators adhere to the EAGALA Code of Ethics



EAGALA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization developed to address the need for resources, education and professionalism in the fields of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning. The association has set the standard for professional excellence in how horses and humans work together to improve the quality of life and mental health of individuals, families and groups worldwide. In partnership with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), EAGALA provides an opportunity for a second career for horses retired from racing. EAGALA has more than 4,000 members in 49 countries and continues to grow. Click here to see the complete list of countries.
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