Becoming a Practitioner or Mentor

Becoming a Horse Boy Method Practitioner or Movement Method Mentor is easy!


The following pages will explain to you in great detail what you will need to do. Please remember we are asking for all those things because we need to know about the work you do with children before we can put our stamp of approval on your program and let you use the Horse Boy Brand.


These requirements are in place to protect the families and ensure excellent service.


But DON'T WORRY. It's all easy.


Mentor vs. Practitioner:

  • Mentors are professionals offering Movement Method
  • Practitioners are professionals offering Horse Boy Method


Become a Mentor or Practitioner in a nutshell:

What we need you to do:

The basic steps are for all levels the same.

  1. You are 18 years or older
  2. Background check passed
  3. Be an active Gold Member on (unless you are part of a Tribe. If you are part of a Tribe the main Practitioner or Mentor will have to have Gold Membership, every other member of the Tribe Silver Membership)
  4. Fill out our online submission form -so we have all your information to be able to list you. If you are not sure about a field, just leave it empty.
  5. Submit video files (details on the levels below) of you working with kids or horses
  6. Submit a set of case studies
  7. Participate in at least 2 continuous education webinars or workshops per year
  8. Be in good standing with Horse Boy and adhere to Horse Boy's Code of Conduct.
  9. Keep us up to date by submitting annual year end reports (Excel template will be provided)
  10. Must follow Horse Boy Advertising Guidelines

On the following pages you will learn how to become a Horse Boy Method Practitioner or a Horse Boy Learning Mentor.


To be eligible to become a Practitioner you must at least complete Horse Boy Method 1. That will qualify you to start the evaluation phase to becoming a Basic Horse Boy Method Practitioner.

To become a Mentor you must at least complete Movement Method 1 & 2. That will qualify you to start the evaluation phase to becoming a Basic Movement Method Mentor.


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All Practitioners and Mentors are Independent and solely responsible for their actions. Horse Boy strives to ensure excellent services being delivered by each Practitioner and Mentor but is not responsible for any Practitioners or Mentors actions. Complains about Practitioners and Mentors can be submitted to and we will evaluate if this Practitioner or Mentor has violated Horse Boy policies and procedures and should be removed from our list of Practitioners/Mentors, however Horse Boy cannot and will not attempt to recover damages for you and you agree to hold Horse Boy harmless by engaging with Practitioners/Mentors in any activity.

Individuals not listed on our Independent Practitioner or Mentor list on the website are not authorized to advertise Horse Boy Services of any kind and should be reported to Horse Boy immediately.


Practitioners and Mentors must be 18 years or older. Minors are allowed to participate in Horse Boy Method and Movement Method workshop and will receive a certification of participation but will not be able to register as Horse Boy Method Practitioner or Movement Method Mentors. Minors are allowed to be Tribe members of Independent Horse Boy Tribes. All minors activities must at all times be supervised by qualified adults certified in Horse Boy Method or Movement Method within the Independent Horse Boy Tribe and these adults must take full responsibility and liability of the minor’s safety and well-being as well as their actions.

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