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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- Our biggest fundraiser of the year is happening in 11 days on May 3rd! We are looking to host some groups to help prep for #equestderby2014! Contact Marissa at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting a group together or would like to volunteer in some way!1 day ago
- Celebrating Earth Day at Equest Center ~ New Norway Spruce trees for our riders to plant and special bumper stickers! Thank you to the Alfred B. Swanson Foundation for helping us celebrate the earth today and everyday!1 day ago
- Can't be at "The Infield" in Kentucky? Head to Equest Center on Derby Day! http://equestderby.com/ #equestderby20141 day ago
Horsin Around at the Derby for Equest's Kids!
Join the winning tradition of Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding at a very special afternoon and evening to salute to The Kentucky Derby and the horses & riders of Equest Center! Come and be...
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Spring (third) Session
On April 14, 2014 to April 15, 2014
and On April 20, 2014 to April 27, 2014
and On May 4, 2014 to June 7, 2014
Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 102 to learn more about our programs and schedule...
Horsin' Around at the Derby for Equest's Kids
Takes place on May 3, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Special Star Summer Horsemanship Day Camp
On June 16, 2014 from 9:00 am to June 20, 2014 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…
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…
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.”