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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- It is a pure blessing and honor to serve our Veterans- if you would like to join us for our Horses & Heroes program, come on out tomorrow May 28 from 9-12! Would love to have you!10 hours ago
- Looking for something to do this evening? Classes are held from 5-8 and we would love to have many hands on deck!! Come on out!!!1 day ago
- We all want positive things to happen at Equest everyday! Our hopes for all of those who are involved at Equest, are happy, blessed, acceptance and more~! Everybody counts..everybody is a part of who we as Equest are...riders, vocational volunteers, volunteers, interns, instructors, barn staff, and management team...2 days ago
We all feed off each other..so that we may nourish the lot...
- Thank you to Veterans of all generations..your service and continued dedication to our country is immeasurable...we are honored to work with and for you at Equest3 days ago
Spring (third) Session 2015
On April 20, 2015 to May 30, 2015
Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 102 to learn more about our programs and schedule...
Special Star Summer Horsemanship Day Camp
On June 15, 2015 from 9:00 am to June 19, 2015 2:00 pm
Camp Runs 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday Through Friday. This camp is specially designed for those who need a...
Summer Horsemanship Day Camp: Session 1
On June 22, 2015 from 9:00 am to June 26, 2015 2:00 pm
Camp Runs 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday Through Friday. The Campers Horse show for family and friends starts at...
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…