Vision Statement: 

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3 Step Application process

Step One

Complete an application form and submit to the staff at Tranquil Acres.

** Click tab below for the Application Form **

Step Two

Once application is completed and submitted Tranquil Acres will contact applicants for the interview (either in person or via technology). The interview will take approximately one hour.

Step Three

Tranquil Acres staff will notify applicant to complete the enrollment process.

Training Certification Tuition 

In Person Learning:

  • In Person Intensive Five Days -Training up to 5 to 10 participants $1,500.00 +HST

  • Private Intensive Five Days (Max group of 5) - Training $5,000 +HST (Including Accommodations and meals) 


**Group/Team Discounts 25% off


Distant Learning:

  • 6 MONTH duration 20 Group Zoom Calls 1 to 1.5 hours each (1 zoom call per week)

  • 2 Mentor Coaching one to one session Zoom Call 

  • 2 filmed video of EAP practice session within 4 weeks of each other (demonstrating skills from building on session one)

  • 4 Session notes submission 

  • 1 completion mentor session as completion easement in person or zoom  (Here are some of the options) 

    • Reflective journaling on personal development 

    • Quiz

    •  Video demonstrating your skills learned 

Total Investment: $950 +HST


**Group/Team Discounts 25% off



Combination of in-person and Distant Learning: 

            Custom packages can be made by request 



Mentor sessions: 


Mentor Sessions As a student $75+HST/hr per person 

Group $50+HST/hr per person 


Mentor Session Non Student $100+HST/hr Per person 

Group $60+HST/hr 

FAQ's About The TA Method 

More info coming soon!

Your TA Method Trainers

Kyle Bellehumeur, MACP, RP

Certified Mental Health Profetional

Kyle is a Registered Psychotherapist and licensed with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Kyle received his Masters degree Counselling Psychology (MACP) from Yorkville University and his Bachelor of Science (General) with a focus of chemistry and biochemistry. 


Kyle has 6 years of experience as an equine specialist practicing the EAGALA model and has been recently dually certified as a mental health professional to include his mental health degree. He is currently building his private practice where he addresses a multitude of mental health struggles (i.e., anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, etc.). Kyle truly believes in working with his clients to help facilitate and drive change using the client’s solutions and self-awareness while incorporating and identifying their strengths. He has had first-hand experience of the natural helping power of horses and is excited to work with clients in an alternative environment to in-office therapy. 


Kyle has been on the Tranquil Acres team for over 6 years and is also the co-owner of Tranquil Acres Guest House. 


To connect with Kyle about the EAGALA model equine assisted psychotherapy or if you have any questions:

Ryan Theriault

Certified Equine Specialist

Ryan the founder and proprietor of Tranquil Acres has always been passionate about horses and started to ride as a young teenager. Even at this young age he developed a strong vision that he wanted to achieve; having an equestrian centre were he could help others. After 25 years of dreaming; this dream it has come true. 

His credentials include National Coaching Certification level 1 and 2 in theory and particle, Western Rider level 1, Situational Leadership training along with 11 years of managing and coaching others in day to day life situations. Ryan has also been taking part of EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association as a  Certified Equine Specialist since 2011 in this modality and completed his advanced certification in 2016.

His vision with this program is to help others reach their goals, overcome fear, help people cope with stress and uncomfortable situations.

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