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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- Are YOU signed up for the Equest Center Wreath Decorating Contest?? See creativity and talent at its' finest! These amazing wreaths can be found Decking the Stalls for our Holiday Horse show! Prizes and awards too! Here is just a sneak peek at a couple created by Miss Kelly and Sean!6 hours ago
- CLASSES CANCELED 12/12 EVENING due to weather and poor driving conditions. Thank you to those who already called in with your cancellations for safety! SEE YOU ALL AT THE SHOW!13 hours ago
- A heartfelt story from one of our riders ~ perfect for the holidays! http://texasnorth.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/when-love-is-tarnished-and-bent/16 hours ago
when love is tarnished and bent
In November of 2010, Rylie was 3, almost 4. We were 2 years into speech therapy and had made it to the top of the waiting list at a local therapy riding center where people of all ages and with all...
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2nd Fall (Sixth Session)
On November 4, 2013 from 12:00 am to November 27, 2013 12:00 am
and On November 30, 2013 from 12:00 am to December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Happy Thanksgiving! No classes November 28th or November 29th Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext...
Holiday Horse Show
Takes place on December 14, 2013 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Exclusively for our Equestrians, their families and friends! Santa and Mrs. Claus join us for the day to meet Equest's...
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.”