Become a Professional Mentor

If you are new here, this section will guide you through how to become a Certified Movement Method Mentor, as well as through our Code of Conduct, Advertising Guidelines and more.

If you have been a Mentor for a while and are interested in becoming a Trainer (i.e. being able to host Certification Workshops), scroll to the bottom of the page and check out our requirements for becoming a Trainer.

The following pages will explain to you in great detail what you will need to do to get certified as Movement Method Mentor. 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 New Trails Learning Systems Brand.

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

But DON’T WORRY. It’s all easy.

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 Mentor will have to have Gold Membership, every other member of the Tribe Silver Membership)
  4. Start your evaluation phase by purchasing the evaluation course here.
  5. Submit video files of you working with kids. (Details below are subject to change but give you an idea of what is required).
  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.
  10. Must follow Horse Boy Advertising Guidelines

Read on to find out what case studies and videos are required for each level of Certification. 

Basic Independent Movement Method Mentor

1* Star Independent Movement Method Mentor

Certified Mentor Badges, Star Ranking & Advertisement Guidelines

Movement Method Code of Conduct

MM 1/2 and 3 Trainer Requirements