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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- Therapy Scholarships Available!!12 hours ago
Family Hope Foundation offers scholarships for therapy not covered by insurance. Our spring application cycle will be open March 1-April 1. Applications are due by 5:00pm on April 1. Guidelines and the application form are attached and can be found on our website at http://www.familyhopefoundation.org/programs/scholorships/guidelines-application. Read the Guidelines thoroughly before applying!! In addition to the many scholarships we will award from our general budget, we also have specific sponsored dollars to award this spring:
o West Michigan Spina Bifida Org will support scholarships for individuals with a spina bifida diagnosis living in West Michigan;
o Kenowa AMBUCS will support scholarships for individuals with mobility disabilities living in the Jenison, Grandville or Hudsonville areas
Guidelines & Application - Family Hope Foundation
Family Hope Foundation offers financial assistance for therapy that is not covered by insurance. Scholarships of up to and including $1,000 per applicant are awarded twice a year. Scholarship Guidelines must be read thoroughly prior to application completion. Applications that do not follow the…
- Canceling Tuesday March 3rd evening due to poor driving conditions. Stay safe!1 day ago
- Daytime classes canceled- poor driving conditions, will update for evening. Stay safe!1 day ago
- take a couple minutes to watch!2 days ago
Why is it that playing with horses has a magical effect on people? Find out in the film "Playing with Magic"http://www.playingwithmagic.com/site/buy-dvd/
2nd Winter Session 2015
On February 23, 2015 to April 11, 2015
Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 102 to learn more about our programs and schedule...
8th Annual Black and Blue Ball
Takes place on March 7, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm
Annual Fundraiser Presented by the Sparta Moose On Bikes! With the Amazing music of the Band OTC!
Takes place on April 5, 2015 from 12:01 am to 11:59 pm
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.”