The Certification Board for Equine Interaction Professionals (CBEIP) promotes voluntary, independent certification by examination and verification of professional experience for those who incorporate equines into their mental health or education/coaching practice. The Certified Equine Interaction Professional (CEIP) credential indicates verification of extensive professional experience and independent assessment of knowledge in the field of equine interaction services. The certification is currently the highest level of competency assessment offered for equine interaction professionals in the U.S. and Canada.