Follow Your Dreams & Work With Horses

Turn your passion for horses into a fulfilling career. Our EAL Facilitator Certification offers all the practical tools you need to get started. Contact us today to move closer to reaching your career goals.

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What is Dreamwinds?

We are an Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) program just north of Toronto. We offer the most comprehensive Equine Facilitated Learning Training in Canada. We are not only dedicated to providing the tools you need to succeed, but we support the continued growth and success of our graduates throughout their careers!

We’re the only partner of Cartier Farms, the founders of the Building Block Curriculum.

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With our certification program, you will receive the training, hands-on experience, proven curriculum, ongoing support, and confidence you need to run your own EAL program right away! We provide you with a “Business in a Box”, giving you the support and tools to start your EAL business successfully.

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Why Dreamwinds?

Only centre licensed by Cartier Farms
EAL curriculum backed by third party research
A successful EAL Centre with expertise in growing the business you want to build
Best in class facility
Committed to your success with ongoing coaching
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EAL Facilitator Certification Program

Get full certification in just 5 days with our intensive, all-inclusive program. You will leave our barn certified in the field of EAL and, most importantly, licensed to deliver the renowned Cartier Farms EAL Program Curriculum, a credible and respected program that can be adapted to serve a wide variety of clients.

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Course Overview

Classroom Theory

Interactive classroom time learning everything you need to know to create your program and get clients in the door!

Covering the basics
Facilitating-vs-teaching
Understanding herd behaviour
Group problem solving
Maintaining quality EAL horses
Marketing 101
Coaching & Support

We pride ourselves on our alumni support program. You get everything you need to get up and running including:

EAL textbook and book of 12 EAL exercises
USB containing:

  • handouts, journals & objectives for each exercise
  • information on starting your own business
  • research study information summaries
Lifetime membership in our exclusive alumni group
Access to our exclusive Advanced EAL Certification Program
3-month EAL Accelerator Business Coaching Program
Monthly community connection call
Quarterly community in-person dinner series.
Practical Application

Afternoons are spent working with real clients. Through hands-on experience, you will learn:

How the program works & how to produce it
How to facilitate program objectives to achieve desired outcomes
How each exercise can stand on its own or build upon each other
To create a safe learning space
How to defuse situations using open-ended questions
The importance of timing and feel
How to choose & maintain lesson horses
Observation skills, like the body language of horses and participants
Your Investment

This is the most comprehensive EAL Certification program available. Here are the costs for the complete 5-day program.

Other Locations: $4995 CAD + Portion of Instructor Travel Costs
Dreamwinds Location: $4995 CAD
HST at 13% will be added

EAL Course Information

Classroom Theory

For new leaders or those seeking improved performance and followership from their team.

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Covering the basics
Facilitating-vs-teaching
Understanding herd behaviour
Group problem solving
Maintaining quality EAL horses
Marketing 101
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Practical Application

We pride ourselves on our alumni support program. You get everything you need to get up and running including:

VIEW DETAILS

EAL textbook and book of 12 EAL exercises
USB containing:

  • handouts, journals & objectives for each exercise
  • information on starting your own business
  • research study information summaries
Lifetime membership in our exclusive alumni group
Access to our exclusive Advanced EAL Certification Program
3-month EAL Accelerator Business Coaching Program
Monthly community connection call
Quarterly community in-person dinner series.
Contact Us
Practical Application

Afternoons are spent working with real clients. Through hands-on experience, you will learn:

VIEW DETAILS

How the program works & how to produce it
How to facilitate program objectives to achieve desired outcomes
How each exercise can stand on its own or build upon each other
To create a safe learning space
How to defuse situations using open-ended questions
The importance of timing and feel
Observation skills, like the body language of horses and participants
How to choose & maintain lesson horses
Contact Us
Your Investment

This is the most comprehensive EAL Certification program available. Here are the costs for the complete 5-day program.

VIEW DETAILS

Dreamwinds Location: $4995 CAD
Other Locations: $4995 CAD + Portion of Instructor Travel Costs
HST at 13% will be added
Contact Us

Our Programs

We understand that everyone has different career objectives. That’s why we offer a variety of program options. Whether you want to take an advanced course or become an assistant, there are program options for you!

EAL Facilitator Certification
EAL Assistant Program
Advanced EAL Facilitator Certification
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Some of Our Graduates

Some of Our Graduates

Success Stories From The Barn

Cindy FuerthCertified EAL Facilitator

Equine Assisted Learning is a career change for me. After months of research, I decided on the Cartier Farms program. The decision was a no brainer. A full course curriculum, University researched and proven results was the driving force to my enrollment. Great program!

Nancy WintonCertified EAL Facilitator – Equus EAL Centre London, UK

As an educator, having gone through this training, I feel confident that this program will assist students with learning skills they can take back to their academic lives and be successful. I’m excited to bring this program to schools, students, teachers, and head teachers.

Lacey PiperCertified EAL Facilitator - South Algonquin Trails

This week has been one of the most amazing weeks/experiences in my life. I learned so much on so many different levels. I am so excited to share this amazing program with as many people as possible. Thank you with all my heart!

Marleen VoglCertified EAL Facilitator

I found this EAL Facilitator Certification so beneficial for the better of my community youth programming and as an individual for continual growth and development. Thank you for an awesome experiential equine assisted learning week!

Why Horses?

Equine Assisted Learning isn’t so much about the horse teaching you; it’s about helping you recognize opportunities for learning within yourself. The skills you learn in this program will help you share your passion for horses with those looking for to build critical life skills like communication, leadership and teamwork. The possibilities are endless and we have graduates offering outstanding programs in the areas of mental health, youth at risk, special needs, leadership training, personal and professional development, to name a few.

EAL can benefit everyone
Help others through horses
Build the life of your dreams
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HOW IT WORKS

Get In Touch

Please fill out our interactive intake form and tell us a little about your dreams, experience, and what you are looking for. A member of our team will reach out for a one-on-one consultation.

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Choose Your Program

We offer a diverse variety of programming for every level. Choose between our EAL Facilitator Certification, EAL Assistant, and our Advanced EAL programs. Find the right one for you and register.

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Welcome To Our Barn

Join us for 5 days filled with world-class equine learning. This is the most comprehensive EAL Certification program available and has been developed and tested to ensure it delivers proven results!

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On Going Support

Our relationship does not end when the course ends. We provide mentorship to every EAL graduate. We know what it takes to run a successful EAL business, and we share those business skills with you.

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The Path to Your Dream Career

We want to share our programs and our passion with you. Please take 2 minutes and fill out our welcome form. We’ll review it and reach out to you for a one-on-one consultation to answer all of your questions.

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