We improve quality of life through equine-based therapy to physically, mentally and socially/emotionally challenged individuals. Our unique program integrates academic, social and physical skills, using the horse as a catalyst.
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Spring Riding Session (3rd Session) 2016
On April 11, 2016 from 1:00 am to May 2, 2016 11:50 pm
and On May 10, 2016 from 1:00 am to June 3, 2016 11:59 pm
Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 101 to learn more about our programs and schedule...
Summer Riding Session (4th Session) 2016
On June 13, 2016 from 1:00 am to July 2, 2016 1:00 am
and On July 9, 2016 from 1:00 am to July 30, 2016 11:00 pm
Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 102 to learn more about our programs and schedule...
1st Camp Session:Special Star Summer Horsemanship Day Camp
On June 13, 2016 from 9:00 am to June 17, 2016 2:00 pm
Camp Runs 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday Through Friday. This camp is specially designed for those who need a...
My 5 year old son Ezequiel Gonzalez has been attending Equest Center for the last two years. Ezequiel has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. He loves his horse back riding (that is the name for Equest at our house). Not only is it great for his therapy for him, it is also an extra curricular activity. He only receives therapy twice a week at school. The thing with his muscles is they need as much activity as he can get; because he will always have to fight growth, weight gain, and weakness for the…
In the eloquent words of outstanding speaker and Equest rider John Agar;
“Equest blazes the way for me and kids like me to achieve their dreams and reach their greatest potential. With YOUR help, more kids will be able to experience their future, not from just their wheelchairs looking up at others, but from atop a horse looking out over their future.”
At 8 months my daughter Devin was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. At age 3 ½ the physical therapist we were working with suggested we look into Equest. At the time I could not even get Devin to ride “Sandy” the penny pony at Meijer and could not imagine her on a real horse, but was willing to check it out. I called Equest and arranged a time for us to visit and observe a lesson. I was amazed at the number of volunteers working with the students in the arena. In that particular cl…